Atkinson 5K Road Race Planned for Aug. 30

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Runners get ready: The 41st annual Atkinson, N.H., road race is planned for Thursday, Aug. 30.

This year’s course starts and ends at the Woodlock Recreation area, with the 3.1-mile participants heading out at 6 p.m. A 5:45 p.m. kids’ only fun run spans one-half mile and is free to children 11 and under.

All-ages registration for the 5K is $12 and accepted online at www.running4free.com before Tues., Aug. 28. A $35 donation maximum per family is accepted by mail only and must be received before Fri., Aug. 24. Checks made payable to Atkinson Road Race may be mailed to 38 Maple Ave., Atkinson, NH 03811. The first 180 entrants receive a free T-shirt.

For more information, call Sandy at 603-362-8329.