Wilmot Community Association
WILMOT – Online registration is open for the Wilmot Community Association’s (WCA) 10th annual Black Fly Blitz 5K. The race starts at 9 a.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26 in Wilmot Flat.
The first 100 runners to register will receive a free Black Fly Blitz T-shirt.
Online registration, which closes at noon Friday, May 23, is available at www.wilmotcommunityassociation.org.
Until May 23, race registration is: free for children 10 years and younger; $15 for youths 9 to 17 and adults 65 and older; and $25 for adults 18 to 64. On race day, registration for adults 18 and older will increase by $5.
“By registering early, adults save some money,” said Marc Davis, a member of the Black Fly Blitz Committee. “To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Black Fly Blitz, we will waive the entry fee for children 10 and younger.”
Day-of registration opens at 7 a.m. Monday, May 26 under the registration tent on the Town Green at the intersection of Kearsarge Valley and Village roads in Wilmot Flat.
For the third consecutive year, coaches and members of the Kearsarge Regional High School track and cross-country teams will be assisting the WCA on race day. The teams will receive a portion of the race proceeds.
The 3.1-mile, 5K scenic course is a clockwise loop that starts on Village Road and continues on Shindagan Road, to Cross Hill Road, to Campground Road and then to Village Road. Runners will receive beverages, fruit and bagels after the race.
Awards will be presented at 10:15 a.m. at the Wilmot Bandstand, on the Town Green.
The WCA, founded in 1963, fosters bringing neighbors together by providing the facilities for social, educational and recreational programs. The WCA owns and operates the Red Barn on Village Road and the Timmy Patten Park on Shindagan Road.
Race proceeds support the WCA’s operations and activities.
More information is available from the WCA website, www.wilmotcommunityassociation.org, the WCA office at (603) 526-7934 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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