DAN CEARNS The Standard
UXBRIDGE: Residents of Uxbridge will have a chance to get some exercise on Sunday.,April 19 when the town hosts the eighth annual Run for the Diamond.
The event will be hosted by Wooden Sticks golf course and will include a Half marathon, a five or ten kilometre run or walk, as well as a kids dash.
The five and ten kilometre walk will begin at 8:45 a.m., followed by the kids dash at 8:50 and the half marathon at 9:15. A buffet lunch will be served after the races.
Everyone who finishes their run or walk will receive a medal.
People can register for the event online at www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=11331 or on location at the event. It is currently $80 to register for the half marathon, $60 for the ten kilometre run or walk and $40 for the five kilometre. The kids dash is $15. Proceeds will go towards the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital. Parking at the event is free.
Participants in the half marathon must be at least 16 years old and the maximum age limit for the kids dash is seven.
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