Cupid's Chase 5K

By WBNG News

Cupid's Chase 5K

February 11, 2012 Updated Feb 12, 2012 at 11:29 AM EST

Town of Dickinson, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Runners in twenty-five cities across the country are struck by Cupid's arrow.

Over 200 runners showed up for the Cupid's Chase 5K race at Otsiningo Park in the Town of Dickinson.

It helps raise money for Community Options, Incorporated.

The agency provides housing and support services to people with disabilities.

Community Options estimates that 10,000 people from across the country took part in Saturday's run.

The executive director for the Binghamton chapter was pleased to see so many people showed up here.

"It's great they're helping us doing a job that we love to do to support individuals with disabilities," said Todd Hansen.

Weather may have helped drive up attendance. Organizers say this year's race was the warmest on record. Temperatures outside were a balmy 30 degrees at the start of the run.

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