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Race organizers Murray Lawson and Carolyn Heuer discuss plans for this Saturday’s (6-15-13) Medvejie Solstice Run. Due to construction, the half-marathon, 10K, and 5K will all start at Herring Cove. The route will follow Green Lake Road. Preregistration is 4-8 PM Fri Jun 14 at Sitka High, or at 8:15 AM on race day.
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Solstice half-marathon, 10K, 5K take off Saturday
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