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Sprint for Sobriety 5K registration is now open


KENT—Registration is now open for the seventh annual Sprint for Sobriety 5K Walk/Run, planned for Sunday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. The race is organized by the Eastern Dutchess Road Runners Club and benefits High Watch Recovery Center’s Wilson Bed Scholarship Program, which assists those struggling with addiction who do not resources for treatment.

The 2022 Sprint for Sobriety winner crosses the finish line in front of Kent Town Hall. The 2024 race is set for Aug. 25. Photo contributed

Registration is $25, and giveaways are guaranteed for those registering before Aug. 18. Online registration closes at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Day-of-the-race registration is $30 and can only be made in cash.

Finisher medals are assured for those who register by Aug. 18 and medals will be awarded to the top overall male and females and the top three runners in each of the seven age categories.The race begins and ends at the Kent Town Hall, 41 Green Blvd.

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