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Senior Walking and Running Festival

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The 3rd Annual Seniors Running and Walking Festival will take place at the Vestal Coal House on September 9. The Festival includes includes a 1 mile run and walk, and a 5K run and walk.

This event is brought to you by the Triple Cities Runners Club, Broome County Office for Aging, Vestal Coal House and Action for Older Persons.

Anyone 55 Years or Older can participate whether they are fast or slow, walk or run, use a cane, use a walker, or use a wheelchair. If a participant self-propels their wheelchair, or someone helps to push their wheelchair, they are welcome to join either the 1 mile or 5K event. The wheelchair participant must be 55 years or older, but the person pushing the chair can be under 55.

Both races will begin at 8 a.m. Awards will be given to top 3 male and female and finishers and age group winners. Every participant will receive a finisher medal. Participants can register online. If you have any questions, please contact Vince Fox at

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