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The Great Race has Fun for the Entire Family, today, Sunday, September 18, 2005, at Point State Park.
Register your junior athletes in this non-competitive race for children 12 and younger. $5 for pre-registration; $7 on Sept. 18.
Start setting examples for your children while they are young. Encourage them to participate this exciting day of family fun that promotes health and fitness.
Parents can make this event more memorable for the kids by running with their children in the 1-Mile Fun Run.
Beginning at noon, Point State Park will be hopping. Children of all ages will enjoy meeting with favorite mascots, silly class and face painters.
Packet pick-up and late registration will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, September 18, 2005
Dollar Bank Junior Great Race
I guess this can be the 10th annual -- but -- there was a time when the race was stopped in its tracks by Mayor Murphy. Refunds were given. A crisis was needed to waive in the face of residents of the city and suburbania and Harrisburg. Murphy's wisdom put a stop to the race despite the facts that The Great Race makes money.