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The Rotary Club of Kingston, NY is sponsoring a virtual Capital to Capital 5K run/walk this fall to benefit the Hudson Valley Center for Veteran Reintegration.

Registration will be open to all via Zippyreg (please see link).  Particiapnts should walk or run a 5km (3.1 mi) distance on a trail or park in their hometown or elsewhere, anytime between Sunday, October 11th, and Sunday, October 25th, 2020.

The Capital to Capital 5K commemorates the human story of the Burning of Kingston, when, in October of 1777, over 2,000 Kingston refugees fled to the Town of Hurley as British soldiers burined their city to the ground.  Participants who want to run or walk the route of the original refugees will be able to view a map of this route and register for the event at Zippyreg.

Entry fees are as follws:

  • $10 - race entry with no giveaway
  • $15 - include race entry and a handcrafted finisher's medallion (pictured on the flyer)
  • $25 - includes a race entry, handcrafted finisher's medallion, and a Capital to Capital 5K T-shirt

To receive an offcial finisher's certificate, entrants must log their time on Zippyreg no later than Monday, October 26, 2020, to qualify.

For more information, please contact Richard Cattabiani (cattabianir@gmail.com) of Rotary Club of Kingston.