Ironville The ninth annual Heritage 10K road race will be contested Sunday, Aug. 19.
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.
Dave Burrows and Katie Mack were the winners in the 2011 Heritage 10K road race.
Burrows was the top male runner, finishing in 44 minutes, 22 seconds.
Mack topped the women’s field in 45:06.
Brian Pelkey won the men’s 20-29 age group in 50:07, followed by Chris Mack in 52:35. Topher Robin claimed the 30-39 class in 45:22. James Kahler on the 40-49 age group in 47:18, followed by Paul Matson in 53:04. Fred Herbst topped the 50-59 class in 61:22. John Eric Nelson won the 60 and older age group in 47:37.
Hannah Herbst won the women’s 19 and younger age group in 61:21. Heather Smith claimed the 20-29 class in 67:42. Deanne Webster won the 30-39 class in 47:14, followed by Colleen Brown in 67:53 and Doreen Bazile in 75:47. Colleen Delcore won the 40-49 age group in 54:34, followed by Terry Bull in 75:47. Karen Costello claimed the 50-59 class in 58:23.