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4th annual Abbott 5K run set for Sept. 14

The 4th annual Peter Michael Abbott Memorial 5K Run & Fitness Walk will be held Sept. 14 at ConVal High School.

The race will begin at 9 a.m. with race day registration taking place between 7:30-8:30 a.m.

The cost is $20 per runner and $50 for a family prior to race day. Race day registration costs $25 per runner and $55 for a family. The first 200 registered runners and walkers will receive a t-shirt.

There will be medals awarded to the top male and female and top three males and females in each of the 16 age categories.

The Peter Abbott Memorial Fund has provided a total of four academic scholarships to ConVal graduates since 2010 and also helps support three local community food pantries.

Abbott, 1979 ConVal graduate and member of the school’s athletic hall of fame, passed away in 2009 at the age of 49 from a heart attack.

For registration information, contact Charlonne Scribner at 446-3745 or gscribner@myfairpoint.net.

For more information on the race or the Peter Abbott Memorial Fund visit www.peterabbottmemorial.org.

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