The Amity Teen Center is getting ready for our “2013 People’s United Bank 2013 Chilly Chili Run”, a 5K Road Race followed by a hot chili brunch, on Tuesday January 1st in Orange.
This year we are honored to have five 90+ year old runners registered to participate in the 3.1 mile race. They include Betty Hutchinson, 91, from Concord New Hampshire, Don Osbourne, 91, from Branford Connecticut, Bill Tribou, 92, from Granby Connecticut, Bill Benson, 93, from Valley Stream Long Island and George “Doc”Whitney, 94, from Brattleboro Vermont. Two years ago the Chilly Chili Run set a United States record by having three 90+ year old runners participating in a 5K race. This year we will have five!
The race begins at 10:30 a.m. at the High Plains Community Center. Registration for runners is $20.00 before December 17 and $25.00 after that date and on the day of the race. Registration for the Fitness Walk is $10.00 before December 17 and $12.00 after that and on the day of the race. Applications are available in the Orange Park and Recreation office or you may register online until midnight on December 26 at www.hitekracing.com. We will also have early packet pickup and late registration on Monday, December 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the front lobby of the High Plains Community Center. Come out to support the Amity Teen Center and see more of history being made right here in Orange!
For more information please call Race Director Joe Riccio at 203 481-7453 or Race Coordinator Jane Opper at 203 795-9351 or email us at email@example.com.