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Heritage 10K set at Penfield

IRONVILLE - The seventh annual Heritage 10K race road will be contested Sunday, Aug. 15.

The 6.2-mile run will be held in conjunction with the Penfield Homestead Museum's annual Heritage Day celebration.

Starting and finishing near the museum, the course covers country roads, about half of them dirt. The first four miles are up and down with a very fast two-mile downhill finish.

Late registration will be 8:30-9:45 a.m. race day on the museum porch. Runners can pre-register by mailing a check made out to the LaChute Road Runners to Dave Burrows at PO Box 454, Castleton, Vt. 05735. Entry fee is $10.

Medals will be presented to overall men's and women's winners as well as in age 19 and younger, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and older categories for men and women. There will be no duplicate awards.

For more information, contact Burrows at 962-8005 or go online at www.lachute.us

The Heritage 10K is sponsored by the LaChute Road Runners Club of Ticonderoga along with the Penfield Homestead Museum.

Following the race runners are invited to attend Heritage Day festivities. Activities include live music, a craft fair and demonstrations of weaving, candlemaking and blacksmithing as well as a chicken barbecue.

Brothers Lee and Jesse Berube cruised to victory in the sixth annual Heritage 10K.

The Berubes covered the course in 34 minutes, 24 seconds, battling 90-degree weather as well as other runners.

Lee Gabler took third third place in 35:02.

The top three runners are all Ticonderoga High School graduates and members of the SUNY-Geneseo cross country team.

Deanne Webster, a Penfield native, won the women's title in her hometown race. She was clocked in 56:15.

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