Will Rogers 5/10K Registration Ongoing

Registration for the town’s traditional Fourth of July Will Rogers 5/10K Run is now open.

Online pre-registration is $50 for the 5/10K and $25 for the half-mile Kids’ Fun Run. Online registration deadline is June 29.

In 2015, Tonny Okello won the 10K (32.56) for the second year in a row. Photo: Shelby Pascoe

In 2015, Tonny Okello won the 10K (32.56) for the second year in a row.
Photo: Shelby Pascoe

For those who register by those deadlines, packet pickup is at Bentons The Sport Shop on Saturday, July 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Online late registration is Sunday, July 3 by midnight and the cost is $60 for 5/10K and $30 for the kids’ run. Packet pickup is day of race.

Day of race registration is from 6:30 to 8 a.m. at the Palisades Recreation Center. Cost is $60 for 5/10K and $30 for the kids’ run.

Honorary Mayor Kevin Nealon will be the race starter (see story, page 18). Palisades Indy driver Townsend Bell will drive the pace car.

In 2015, Susanne McNeil Eng won the women’s 10K (40:33). Photo: Shelby Pascoe

In 2015, Susanne McNeil Eng won the women’s 10K (40:33). Photo: Shelby Pascoe

Palisadian Kelsey Ross, who works at Optimissports PT on Sunset, will sing the National Anthem (see story, page 7).

Last year 2,522 runners took a quick loop through the Huntington Palisades, and then 800 10K runners continued onto the switch- backs at Will Rogers State Park. Villanova junior Drake Johnston won the men’s 5K (15:56) and Grace Graham-Zamudio won the women’s 5K (18:34). 10K winners were Tonny Okallo and Susanne McNeil Eng.

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