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New Year’s Day 5k at Gold Run Nordic Center

For those looking for a way to burn off some of those added holiday pounds, the Town of Breckenridge is offering a solution: the first-ever Move It & Lose It 5k Resolution Run.Taking place at Breck’s Gold Run Nordic Center at 11 a.m. Friday, the run is open to all ages and abilities. Participants can pre-register today at the Breckenridge Recreation Center by 11 a.m. or sign up before the race at the Nordic center. Those that pre-register get a $5 discount off the $25 entry fee.Runners can use snowshoes, strap on some Yaktrax or just run in plain-old tennis shoes. Snowshoe rentals are available at the Nordic center’s clubhouse.”It is a first time event, we wanted to try a winter race for something new,” said Linsey Kach, the sports and special events coordinator for the rec center.Participants receive a “goodie” bag at the race, and lunch is available in the clubhouse afterward.The Gold Run Nordic Center is located at the Breckenridge Golf Club near Tiger Road.