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Walk or Run Your First 5K Sept 25th

Ever want to participate in a 5k road race? Here is your chance. Being only 3 miles, a 5k is the perfect beginners race. Join hundreds of Dedham families in this fun event

On September 25th Legacy Place is holding the first annual Legacy 5k Road Race. This is a great beginners race, a race the whole family could participate in. It's also a USA Track & Field Elite 5k, which could attract some big name local runners. 

The event starts at 9am in front of Whole Foods Market Dedham. After the race stick around for our free festival. MIX1041 will be on site with give away's and prizes. 

We have tons of free food and drinks by many of Whole Foods vendors such as Mix1 Drinks, Drink Hint, Lara Bar, Kind Bar, Happy Baby Food, Pop Chips, Crescent Ridge Dairy, and more. 

We will also have an area to recycle your unused electronics such as old cell phones, video games, and more. The money raised from recycling will also go to our charity. To view the complete list of items you can recycle visit http://www.causesinternational.com/devices-we-accept/

Save $10 by registering online at http://legacy5k.com/ 

All the proceeds go to the Vascular Birthmar Foundation www.Birthmark.org a great organization that helps families get the care they need when a child is born with birth defects. 

Solid Body Fitness is available to help train you for the run. Visit us at http://solidbodyfit.com/ for more information. 

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Dan Hart September 07, 2011 at 03:43 PM
The following Sunday you also have the option to particiapte in bernie's Run which benefits the Dedham Education Foundation: Bernie’s Run Hosted by The Village Manor Proceeds to benefit the Dedham Education Foundation DATE: Sunday, October 2, 2011 TIME: 11:30am -- Registration by 11:15 AM. COURSE: 3 Miles Accurate Mile Markers and splits, waterstop. The course is primarily flat. NO SPRAGUE STREET HILL, WE PROMISE! ENTRY FEE: $ 20 Pre-entry / $25 day of the race Numbers may be picked up the day of the race. T-SHIRTS: Commemorative shirts to the first 200 entries. Pasta Dinner: Numbers can be picked up on October 1 from 6 PM to 8 PM andjoin the Village Manor for a pasta dinner that is included in your race entry fee. AWARDS: Top 3 Female and Male Open and Masters (40 yrs or older) Top Male and Female High School and Youth (Middle School or younger) Post-race refreshments include considerable food and beverages. Bernie’s Run is limited to the first 300 registered runners Online Registration at www.active.com/running/dedham-ma/bernies-run-2011

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