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Posted on: January 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Pecos Valley Stampede features half marathon, 10K and 5K races

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The 37th Annual Kymera Independent Physicians Pecos Valley Stampede is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24. The event offers a half marathon, 10K run, 10K walk, 5K run and 5K walk.
The half marathon will begin at 8 a.m. All other races will start at 9 a.m. The races begin at Cielo Grande Recreation Area at 1612 W. College Blvd.


Participants will compete in nine age divisions in the men’s and women’s classifications. Age divisions are 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-70, and 70 and over. Overall men’s and women’s winners in each race will receive awards. First- through third-place finishers will receive medals in each age group.


Artist Kim Douglas Wiggins is providing the artwork for this year’s race T-shirts. The shirts will be given to all participants. Drawings for door prizes will take place following the races.
The Pecos Valley Stampede is sponsored by the Kymera Independent Physicians and the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department. Entry forms are available at the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center at 807 N. Missouri Ave. or online at www.active.com. Registration on race day will be from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Cielo Grande Recreation Area. Packet pick-up will be Feb. 23 at the Cielo Grande Recreation Area from 4 to 6 p.m. or on race day morning from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. The registration fee for the races is $30 through Feb. 23 or $35 on race day.
For more information about the Pecos Valley Stampede, call (575) 624-6719 or send a message on the Roswell Parks and Recreation Facebook page.

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