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October 19, 2012

Sports Shorts: October 19, 2012

Run/walk at the Crete to benefit Family Promise

PLATTSBURGH — The Great Pumpkin Prediction Race, a run/walk to benefit Family Promise, will be held Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Crete Civic Center. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. The event begins at noon and participants can choose one of two races — the short course, between three and 3.25 miles; and the long course, between 6.25 and 6.5 miles.

The entry fee is $20 for adults and $15 for ages 16 and under if pre-registered (postmarked by October 15) and $30 for all on race day. Race-day registrants will not be eligible to win prizes for the prediction race times portion. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded for costume categories. Race-day registrants will be participant shirts while supplies last.

On-line registration or additional information can be obtained at www.greatpumpkinrace.webs.com. No timing devices, ipods or music players are permitted.

Hoy rolls 300 game in City Mixed League

PLATTSBURGH — Ryan Hoy, bowling for Ron Hoy Construction in the City Mixed League on October 14 at North Bowl Lanes, tossed a 300 game. Hoy, who carries a 197 average, finished the evening with a 647 series.

Correct times for Point au Roche

5k trail run

POINT AU ROCHE — In a previous Sports Short the following runners were recorded as having the wrong times. These are the correct times: Steve LaFave, 28:14. Tim Carter, 28:43. Bill Thomas, 28:54. Leanne Macey, 29:14.

Chiefs Run

on Saturday

SARANAC — Saranac Central School’s chapter of the National Honor Society is hosting the second-annual Chiefs Run Fun Run on Saturday at the Cadyville Recreational Park. The event is a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project. Races include a children’s 800 meters, 1 mile and 5k. Registration fees are $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 8. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with races beginning at 10 a.m.

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