BattenKill River Duck Run

BattenKill River Duck Run

BattenKill River Duck Run

The sixth annual BattenKill River Duck Run will take place on Sunday, October 6, in West Arlington, Vt., to benefit Arlington Area Childcare/Happy Days Playschool. The event starts with a 1K fun run for the kids at 8:30, followed by a 5k run/walk and a 12K run/walk at 9. This fun family event is supported by the BattenKill Valley Runners, and sponsored by Bank of Bennington, Orvis, Arlington Animal Hospital, Vermont Country Store, Miles Fuel, Dr. Richard Barbierri, Quadra-Tek and Pike’s Lawn Service.

The races take place on River Road in West Arlington, beginning and ending at the Grange, on a low-traffic dirt road along the BattenKill River. Registration begins at 7:30 and is $18 for the 5K and 12K; $3 for the fun run, and free for Happy Days’ students. Free tie-dyed t-shirts will go to the first 150 entries. Age group awards will be given for the top three in each age group. Each participant in the kids’ 1K fun run will receive an award.

Volunteers are needed. Call Happy Days at 802-375-6039 for information.

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