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Tipp Hill Shamrock Run adds major tunes

Eleven different bands have been lined up to play on the various street corners during the Tipp Hill Shamrock Run this Saturday march 8. Ed Zacholl, who is one of the major organizers of the September Tipp Hill Music Festival, lined up the bands. They will be playing outside from 11 a.m. to noon. In addition, runners and walkers will be asked to vote for their favorite bands.

The USA Track and Field certified four-mile race will follow the same route as last year taking runners past many of Tipp Hill's favorite landmarks, including the world famous "Green-On-Top" traffic light, and of course, the many popular pubs.

This four-mile course was designed by the Neighborhood Association Race Committee, in conjunction with the Syracuse Track Club. It's a great training run for the Mountain Goat.

Parking and prizes

Parking will again be available in the upper lots of the Zoo. Entrance is on Wilbur Ave. Limited parking will be available inside Burnet Park until 10 a.m. (entrance at Avery Ave). All park roads will be closed at 10a.m. Note the fun run starts at 10 a.m.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three overall finishers male and female, and the top male and female finisher from various age groups. Prizes will be awarded at the completion of the run. If you do not stay for the award ceremony, prizes may be picked up at Masterpole/Murphy Insurance Company during business hours by March 14.

Prizes that are not picked up by the march 14, will be considered unclaimed and will be returned to the race committee.

Race committee:

Eileen McAndrew

Brian Abbott

Chris Abbott

Kristen Wyskida

Beth Losty

Marty Masterpole

Janice McKenna

Darlene Strodel

John Strodel

Kathy Warguleski

Bev Wright

Ed Zacholl

For a race map:

http://www.tipphillrun.com/images/shamrockrun_color_map-08.jpg

For more information www.tipphillrun.com.

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