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The Up and Running,  Americana 5k Run/Walk is once again hosted by the Centerville Noon Optimist Club. ARRIVE BY 7AM.  The race will start at 7:30am on July 4th at the Centerville High School Stadium on East Franklin Street.  The race is chip timed and results will be available immediately at the race.


Registration is ONLINE ONLY this year, and you can SAVE $5 by registering early!   Register for only $30 through June 15th.   The registration fee includes a high quality moisture-wicking T-shirt for the first 800 registrants.  Registration is $35 starting June 16th through race morning, and will include a T-shirt if still available. Register online by clicking the link below, or going directly to

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Packet Pick-Up will be July 2nd and 3rd from noon to 3 PM at Up and Running, 6123 Far Hills Avenue near Dorothy Lane Market in Washington Square.   Online registration with packet pick up will be available at this time, and will include a T-shirt if still available.


Online registration remains open right up until the start of the race.  Timing chips and T-shirts (if available) can be picked up at the Centerville High School Stadium beginning at 6:30am on July 4th.  


Parking on race morning is available at the stadium, which is located behind the high school.  Due to the race and parade set up, Franklin Street will close promptly at 7am.  You will not be allowed through to the high school on Franklin St. after 7:00am, no exceptions.  The police department has notified us that there will be changes in security which are likely to cause delays.  Please plan to arrive early!!  Thank you for your understanding.


To ensure the safety of all participants, no cars will be permitted to exit on to Franklin Street after the race.  The main exit of the high school will be closed.  ALL vehicles will be directed to the exit at the rear of the parking lot, near the baseball field, on to Judson.  Thank you for your cooperation.


Prizes will be awarded to the Top 3 overall Male and Female racers.  Awards to Top 3 in each Age, Gender and Wheelchair category.  Awards Ceremony at 8:30am at the Centerville High School Stadium or picked up at Up and Running the following day.  Race Results will be posted at

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First Watch is back with us this year and will be providing post race refreshments after the Americana Festival 5K!!

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