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Runners take part in Firecracker Road Race

Created: 07/04/2014 2:46 PM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff

Thousands of people got a running start on their Fourth of July in Saratoga.

Roughly 4,000 runners took part in the Firecracker Road Race on Friday morning.

This is the eighth year the race has been held.

It's the kick-off event to Saratoga’s all-American celebration, with events all day downtown and in Congress Park.

Fireworks were scheduled to be held at dusk.

The Firecracker Road Race kicks off in Saratoga Springs
Photo: Mark Szpylczyn / WNYT

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