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Williamstown Community Chest Fun Run Returns Saturday

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- The Williamstown Community Chest will hold its 13th Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.
This community event consists of two races: a 5K Run and a 1-mile Kids’ Run/Family Walk. The Fun Run races are open to everyone, veteran or first time runners, along with daily or occasional walkers. Families with pets and strollers are also welcome to join the fun. Both race events begin at 9 a.m. at the Williamstown Youth Center, 66 School St.
Sign-in and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the race. On-line registration, as well as a printable registration form, may be accessed at  The cost for the 5K race is $15.00 per runner and for the 1-mile Walk/Run $5.00 per participant, children age 5 and under may participate at no charge. The first 75 paid registrants will receive a Fun Run T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers in both races. Scholarships are available, made possible by underwriting from MountainOne.
Attendees are also invited to contribute a personal care item for the local veterans’ services pantry. Items requested include soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, combs, laundry detergent, men’s socks, bandaids, and washcloths. A complete list is available from the Community Chest office.
For 94 years, the Williamstown Community Chest has provided funding to local human service agencies and organizations that serve northern Berkshire County.  Every dollar contributed to the Chest’s annual fundraising campaign is distributed to its eighteen partner agencies. Thanks to the generosity of the local business community and individual donors, over $300,000 will be distributed in 2021-22.
For additional information or questions, please call 458-2443 or visit
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