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2013 Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k presented by MARTIN'S registration now open

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The 14th annual Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k presented by MARTIN'S, named one of the country's top ten running races by USA Today, began accepting online entries at 12 a.m. this morning for the April 13, 2013 event at www.sportsbackers.org.

Registration is also open for the Virginia 529 Kids Run and the YMCA 10k Training Team, a 10-week program designed to prepare runners and walkers alike for the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k. The YMCA 10k Training Team kicks off on February 2nd at 20 locations in the Richmond area.

"The 10k means something to so many individuals – from the Richmond area and beyond," said Lisa Randolph, the race director for the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k.  "For some, it is an annual an event that brings the family together. For others, it's about setting a goal and attaining it. But for all of us, it is a way to celebrate an active lifestyle."

The 2013 Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k presented by MARTIN'S will accept the first 40,000 entries. The registration fee is $30, and the Virginia 529 Kids Run entry fee is $15 through January 31. Registration for the YMCA 10k Training Team program is $55 through January 31 and includes entry in the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k on April 13. Anyone wishing to mail in their registration for either event may download an entry form at www.sportsbackers.org.

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