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“Strawberry Shake” 5K Run & “The Shortcake” Kids’ 1 Mile Run
June 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The family favorite Strawberry Shake 5K Walk/Run and the Strawberry Shortcake 1 Mile Fun Run are back for the 7th year in a row to support the Friday night activities that center around the popular Strawberry Festival, planned for June 15 with a Block Party, and then the main festival taking place on Saturday in Owego.
Are you ready to run? Pre-registration is open now. Follow in the footsteps of last year’s runners by entering in the 7th Annual Strawberry Shake 5K Road Race and Walk and the Kids’ Strawberry Shortcake 1 Mile Fun Run!
Both races will be held opening night of the Owego Strawberry Festival on Friday, June 15, and will start and finish at the Tioga County Office Building Parking Lot at Academy Street, Owego. The mostly flat and fast 5K-race route takes the runners and walkers along the Susquehanna River and through the streets of lovely, downtown Owego, as well as straight through the Strawberry Festival itself.
Last year’s numbers for the race topped well over 800 participants! The first 750 pre-registered runners will receive a race T-shirt. All runners will be treated to complimentary bottled water, fruit, and coupons for festival activities. Awards will be given in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place categories for various age groups for males and females.