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‘Original’ half marathon back for 43rd year

September 4, 2013
Lake Placid News

LAKE PLACID - The 43rd running of the Lake Placid/North Elba Half Marathon will take place Saturday, Sept. 7 at 9 a.m.

Known as the "Original" Lake Placid half marathon, the race has expanded this year to include a 10-kilometer option, and will benefit the Lake Placid/Wilmington Connecting Youth and Communities. The race donated more than $1,500 to the Lake Placid Youth Athletic Association last year.

Both the half marathon and 10k race will start at the James C. Sheffied Speed Skating Oval and finish at the North Elba Show Grounds. More than 210 competitors took part in last year's race.

Article Photos

Marc Galvin of Lake Placid
finishes the 2011 Lake Placid/North Elba Half Marathon.
Lou Reuter/Lake Placid News

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