Annual Catch-a-Rae 5K walk/run set for Sept. 22

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The sixth annual Catch-a-Rae 5K walk/run will be held on Sun., Sept. 22, at the Red Hook High School track.

The race is sponsored by the non-profit group Action for Alex, in memory of Alexandra Rae Gravino, a Red Hook High School student and member of the field hockey and track teams who died in a car accident in 2008. The race was created to support annual arts and athletics scholarships for Red Hook High School graduates.

The events of the day start with a one-mile student run at 9am, followed by the 5K at 9:15am. There will also be a kids’ race at 10:15am. The first 250 registrants will receive a commemorative T-shirt, and awards will be given in each running age group and for top finishers of the walk. Food and live music are added attractions.

To register online, go to www.runreg.com ($20 adults, $12 students). Race day registration will be 7:30-8:30am at the high school, ($25 adults, $15 students). For more information, visit www.catcharae.org.

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