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The Freehold Area Running Club’s 2012 Winter Series began on Jan. 8 with Billy Foster, 15, the overall winner. He toured the 5K course in Michael J. Tighe Park, Freehold Township, in a time of 17:48. Close behind Foster in second place was Tim Ragan (17:52). The women’s winner was Kerry Dyke, who turned in a time of 19:47.8. Second place went to Alexa Woltjen (21:08). The FARC Winter Series will be held Sundays through Feb. 5. Start time is 10 a.m. For additional information, go to www.farcnj.com. FARC’s annual St. Paddy’s 10-Mile and 5K runs will be held on March 25. Those races will start and finish at Michael J. Tighe Park, Georgia Road, Freehold Township.

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