Deadline is Friday for 5K early sign-up

Staff Writer

    The deadline for early registration for the North Adams 5K Run/Walk Wellness Challenge, to be held Aug. 8 at Bellmont High School campus, is Friday.
    The race, to start at 8:15 a.m., will be a road race, located on the Bellmont campus. The race will be chip timed, with results posted on the Adams County 5K website.
    Awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers and to the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Age group categories are: 14 and younger, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and older.
    The cost of the race is $20, which includes a t-shirt, for early registration by Friday. Race day registration is $25 and includes a t-shirt while supplies last. Registration will be held from 7:30-8:15 a.m. on race day. Strollers are welcome but no pets will be permitted.
    Registration forms can be found on the Adams County 5K Challenge website at; click on the Races tab and download the entry form.
    Registration forms can also be found on the North Adams website at; click on Bellmont High School.
    The event is the eighth of 12 races in the Adams County 5K Challenge Series. For more information on the Challenge Series, visit the Adams County 5K Challenge Series website.