YMCA’s Firecracker 10K Set For Friday

LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood YMCA will be holding its Firecracker 10K race on Friday at the Lakewood Beach. The races feature men’s and women’s 10K, 2-mile run, and a 2-mile walk.

All participants should pre-register to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Late registration will be held from 7-8:30 a.m. at the Lakewood Beach. The race will start promptly at 9 a.m.

Prizes will be awarded to the first three overall male and female finishers. Age group awards will be given to the top three finishers in each division. The top five male and female finishers will receive awards for the 2-mile run and 2-mile walk. .

Children’s races will be offered for kids 2-12 years old. Children will be placed in age groups and run different distances according to their age. The kid’s race will start at 9:30 a.m. Following the kid’s race will be the annual M&T Money Hunt beginning at 11 a.m. at the playground. All children who participate will receive a prize. Kid’s races are free.

This race has become one of the largest road races in the area with over 500 participants.

The cost is $20 for adults, entry fees received the day of the race will be $25.

For more information or to register call or stop by the Lakewood Family YMCA at 183 E. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750, 763-0303.