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Runners Can Get Memorial Day Fixx in Greenwich

The Jim Fixx Memorial Day 5-Mile run begins at 8:15 a.m. Monday in downtown Greenwich. A half-mile race for kids will be held at the nearby Havemeyer track.

The entry fees for the 5-mile race are $20 pre-entry and $25 on the morning of the race. The entry fees for the Kids' Half-Mile Race are $10 pre-entry and $15 on the morning of the race.

Last year's 5-mile run had 349 finishers and was won by Ryan Hopkins of Greenwich with a time of 27:01. Kristen Bates of Greenwich was the women's champion and 21st overall with a 32:59. A total of 116 youngsters finished in the several heats of the half-mile races.

This is the third event in this year's Volvo of Stamford Greenwich Cup series of 10 events.

Future events include the Whole Foods Cook Your Buns Run & Barbecue (3-mile race and 1-mile kids' race) at 6:30 p.m. June 10 and the Greenwich Point Swim (1 mile) at 7:30 a.m. July 9. Both of those events take place at Tod's Point in Old Greenwich.

More information on the Jim Fixx Memorial Day Run or any other event in the series may be obtained by going to the www.threadsandtreads.com website or calling 203-661-0142.

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