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Join us for the Up and Running Americana 5k Run & Walk, proudly hosted by the Centerville Noon Optimist Club. Be sure to arrive by 7 AM sharp as the race kicks off at 7:30 AM on July 4th, right at the Centerville High School Stadium on East Franklin Street. This chip-timed event ensures accurate results available immediately at the race.

This year, registration is exclusively online, so don't miss out! Save $5 by registering early for just $35 until June 15th. Your registration fee includes a high quality race shirt for the first 850 participants. After June 15th, registration increases to $40 until race morning, with T-shirts available while supplies last. Secure your spot by registering here.

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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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