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Williamstown Community Chest Fun Run Returns Sept. 30

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Williamstown Community Chest will hold its 15th Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 30.
 
This community event consists of two races, a 5-kilometer run and a 1-mile kids’ run/family walk.  The Fun Run races are open to everyone, veteran or first-time runners, and daily or occasional walkers. Families with pets and strollers are also welcome to participate. Both race events begin at 9 a.m. at the Williamstown Youth Center, 66 School St.
 
Sign-in and registration begin at 8:15 a.m. on the day of the race. Online registration, as well as a printable registration form, may be accessed at www.WilliamstownCommunityChest.org. The registration fee for the 5K race is $15 per runner and for the 1-mile walk/run $5 per participant; children age 5 and under may participate at no charge. Scholarships are available, made possible by underwriting from MountainOne.
 
M&J Taste of Home food truck will be on-site offering breakfast items for purchase.
 
For 96 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 nineteen partner agencies. Thanks to the generosity of the local business community and individual donors, $312,500 will be distributed in 2023-24.
 
For additional information or questions, please call 413-458-2443 or visit www.williamstowncommunitychest.org.
 
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Williams Women's Soccer Tops Bowdoin

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Jaquelin Nordhoff scored one goal and assisted on another to lead the Williams College women's soccer team to a 2-0 win over Bowdoin on Sunday.
 
Margaret Huelin and Ana Bozzi-Mackay split time in goal for Williams, stopping five shots.
 
Williams (6-0-1, 3-0-1 NESCAC) goes to Amherst on Saturday.
 
Men's Soccer
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Tyler Huck scored a pair of goals in the second half to lead Bowdoin to a 2-0 win over Williams.
 
Ben Diffley made four saves for Williams (5-1-1, 2-1-1), which goes to Amherst on Saturday.
 
Field Hockey
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Maddie Mrva scored a goal and assisted on another to lead Bowdoin to a 2-1 win over Williams.
 
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