Upstate News

November 15, 2004
Doretta Royer 315 464-4833

Thanksgiving Day race to benefit children’s hospital

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Central New Yorkers are invited to participate in the 36th annual Baldwinsville Kiwanis Turkey Day Races Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25, at C.W. Baker High School, 29 East Oneida St., Baldwinsville. The event, sponsored by the Baldwinsville Kiwanis Chapter and the Central New York Children’s Miracle Network, will benefit the CNY Children’s Hospital at University Hospital.

“We are expecting more than 800 people to participate in this event,” said Race Coordinator Anthony Saraceni. “The Baldwinsville Kiwanis has pledged 20 percent of all proceeds to benefit the children’s hospital.”

Registration begins at 8 a.m. in the Baker High School cafeteria. The event includes a 1/2 mile Kids Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m.; a 5-mile race beginning at 9:30 a.m.; a 10-mile race at 9:35 a.m.; and a 2-mile race at 9:40 a.m. The first 700 registrants will receive a T-shirt. Refreshments will be available.

Entry fees are $2 for the Kids Fun Run or a $15 entry fee on the day of race or online for the 2-, 5-, and 10 mile races.

Event sponsors are Seneca Federal Savings and Loan, Truax & Hovey, Kinney Drugs, Beaver Lake Animal Hospital, Double O Development, Fulton Savings Bank, J. Santaro Construction, Software Workshop Inc., Strategic Environmental, Baker Real Estate, Reymore Chevrolet Sales Inc., Nami’s, and MultiMed Billing Services Inc.

Registration is available online at http://baldwinsville kiwanis.org or the day of the race. Individuals who wish to donate to the race but not run, should contact John Deny at 652-9033 or e-mail Saraceni at saraceni_2000 @yahoo.com. For sponsorship information, contact Saraceni at 315- 247-2448.

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