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Registration begins for Ukrop's Monument Ave. 10k

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The 13th annual Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k began accepting online entries Thursday morning for the March 31, 2012 event.

Registration for the YMCA 10k Training Team, designed to prepare runners and walkers alike for the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k is also open, as is registration for the Virginia 529 Kids Run.

"This event has become such a fun way for friends, family and neighbors to come together to celebrate the active lifestyle," said Lisa Randolph, the race director for the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k.

The 2012 Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k will accept the first 42,500 entries. The 2011 event featured 41,314 runners and walkers, marking the 12th consecutive year the race has set an entry record.

The registration fee is $25 through December 31. The Virginia 529 Kids Run entry fee is $10 through January 31. Online registration is also open for the 10-week YMCA 10k Training Team program that begins on January 21. The registration fee is $55 and includes entry in the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k on March 31.

Anyone wishing to register or mail-in their registration may download an entry form at www.sportsbackers.org.

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