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Galloping Gertie Half Marathon set for Saturday

The Galloping Gertie Half Marathon is set for 8 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 5).

The course will begin and end in the Uptown Shopping Center and will extend across the Narrows bridge and back. The half marathon is chip-timed with top finishers receiving recognition.

A 5K Fun Run/Walk for families will begin at 8:15 a.m. and will not cross the Narrows bridge.

Online event registration will close at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 2). Late registration and pre-race packet pickup is from noon to 6 p.m. Friday (Sept. 4) at Pizzeria Fondi in the Uptown Shopping Center.

Day of event check-in will begin at 6:30 a.m. in the lobby of the Galaxy Theater.

Parking for the event will be at the Harbor Plaza, across the street from the Uptown.

Cost is $50 for the half marathon and $25 for the 5K, with prices rising $20 on Thursday (Sept. 3).

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