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  2009 Lockport Y-10. Photo:

Lockport Y-10 & 5-Mile Race

The Lockport Y-10 starts at 10:00 AM on Saturday, February 13.  The hilly 10-mile course begins and ends at the Lockport YMCA (21 East Avenue).  Registration at the YMCA starts at 8:00.  Race-day fees are $15 without a shirt, $26 with the purchase of a shirt. 

The 5-mile race, only in its second year, covers the first half of the course and begins at the same time as the longer event.  Fees are smaller: $10 (no shirt) and $18 (shirt).  XXL shirts for both races are $2 extra. 

Post-race perks include access to the locker room and shower facilities in the YMCA. Prizes go to overall winners and three-deep in 5-year age groups.

Dash for the Dome 5K

The 3.1 mile race covers two laps in Olmsted South Park.  The race begins at 10:00 AM on February 13th, and race-day registration is $24 (registration for the one-lap walk is $20).  The registration and after-party both take place in the 72-degree Palm Dome.  First and second-place awards are given out in 5-year age groups.

Alden Winterfest 2010

The Alden Blackwater Bath 5K race, also scheduled for Saturday, is part of the Alden Winterfest.  Registration begins at 8:00 AM in the Alden High School gym, and the race begins at 10:30.  Awards go to the top three finishers in 5-year age groups.

Arcade Winterfest 5K

The 5K race is scheduled for 11:30 on Saturday, "Immediately following the Wacky Winter Parade."  Registration takes place in the Arcade Elementary School cafe from 9:00-10:30.  Race-day fees are $15 per person, $27 for a pair (parent/child or husband/wife).  Awards are given three-deep in 5-year age groups.

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