Care for Kids run this weekend

CHESTER - The Hudson Headwaters Health Foundation's sixth annual Care for Kids 5K Run and Fitness Walk scheduled for Sunday is to benefit the pediatric program of Hudson Headwaters Health Network, firm officials said this week.

The event will be held Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $20 in advance and $25 after July 29. The first 400 participants will receive a commemorative T-shirt.

More information about the race, including the registration form and course map, can be found at www.hhhn.org or by calling 761-0300 ext. 31112. Registrations are accepted the day of the race, and people of all ages are invited to participate.

The race course hugs the Schroon River in Chester for the first 1.5 miles before crossing over and heading east. The course ends at Suzie Q's Sunshine Caf on the corner of Tannery Road and Route 8 in Brant Lake. Free transportation back to the beginning of the run is provided.

Local event sponsors include the Barton Group, Berness Bolton Excavating, Blue Bunny Ice Cream, Brant Lake Camp, Creative Stage Lighting, Cronin's Golf Resort, Fitzgerald Bros., Glens Falls National Bank, Jimbo's Club, MVP Health Care, Point O'Pines Camp, R&R Auto Rebuilders, the Sagamore, Stewart's Shops, Suzie Q's Sunshine Caf , and the Chester-Horicon Health Center Guild.

Hudson Headwaters Health Network is a not-for-profit system of 12 community health centers serving the lower Adirondack region. Hudson Headwaters' health centers serve about 60,000 people each year. The Network provides more than $3 million annually in charity health care and pharmaceutical discounts.

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