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New Waterford Covered Bridge Run set Sept. 29

July 14, 2012

NEW WATERFORD - The New Waterford Covered Bridge Run, a 10k and two-mile fun walk and run with children's activities, will be held Sept. 29 beginning at the New Waterford United Methodist Church.

Registration is at 8 a.m. with the event beginning at 9 a.m.

Pre-registration for the the 10k is $18 and for the two mile run/walk it is $10 by Aug. 1; after Aug. 1 pre-registration for the 10k is $20 and for the two-mile run/walk it is $12.

People can register at All proceeds benefit the Element 79 Youth Group and the 4 C's.

All registered runners will receive a quality T-shirt and goodie bag and there will be an all you can eat pancake breakfast. Others in attendance can eat for a donation.

Awards will be presented to the top three in men's and women's overall, master and grandmaster divisions.

The top three in each age groups will receive awards and ages are broken down into 13 age groups.

Element 79 is a youth-to-youth community group, graded six and up, that meets at Abundant Like at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

There are games, food and worship. Element 79 stands for gold on the periodic table and the group is non-denominational.

The 4 C's stands for Crestview Churches Community Concerns and helps families in need with food from its pantry.

The New Waterford United Methodist Church is located at 46925 S. State St., New Waterford, OH 44445 and registration forms with name, address, age, shirt size, email address, phone number and an emergency contact can be sent there.

Race timing will be conducted by Smiley Miles ( and Terry Brown is the race director.

Larry Shields can be reached at



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