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YMCA seeks volunteers for 5K Classic

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The Burbank YMCA is seeking participants and volunteers for its 24th annual 5K Classic. Sponsored by Agility Orthopedics, this fund-raising event is being held at Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield. Participants will begin the race on Church Street and loop around the lake. The race is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Nov. 16. Cost for adults: $15 (no shirt) or $20 (with shirt). Runners may register in advance online by visiting www.racewire.com/register.php?id=3467. On the day of the race, registration will take place from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. at First Parish Congregational Church at 1 Church St. in Wakefield. Participants may pick up their race numbers during this time. For more information or to volunteer, contact Joanne Waterhouse at 781-909-7402 or jwaterhouse@ymcaboston.org. Proceeds will benefit the Burbank Y’s annual fund, which provides scholarships to children and families in Wakefield, Reading, North Reading, Wilmington, and Stoneham so they may participate in Y programs.

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