Higgins Lake Sunrise Run on Saturday

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The Fourth Annual Higgins Lake Sunrise Run will be held this Saturday at the North and South Higgins Lake State Parks.

The event will feature four different races including a half-marathon, a 10K, a 5K and a one-mile Family Fun Run.

The race weekend will kickoff tomorrow (Friday) night from 5 to 7:30 p.m. with registration and packet pickup at the VFW Hall, Roscommon. In addition there will be a spaghetti dinner which costs $7 per person.

Race day will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday with registration and packet pickup at the South Higgins Lake State Park.

A bus will leave the South Park at approximately 7 a.m. and shuttle the half-marathon runners to the start line at the North State Park. The half-marathon will begin at 7:30 a.m.

The 10K is slated to begin at 8:30 a.m. with the 5K taking off right after. The Fun Run will begin at 10 a.m. The 10K, 5K and Fun Run will start and finish at the South State Park.

According to race organizers there are no steep hills or elevations to contend with during the races and spectators can view racers at several points along the courses.

Costs for the races are $60 for the half-marathon, $40 for both the 10K and 5K and $5 for the Fun Run.

According to event organizers some t-shirts will be available for purchase on race day.

2013-06-13 / Front Page

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