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Hundreds Run Binghamton's Historic Westside as part of Parlor City 5K

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -

Over two hundred runners took the streets of Binghamton on Saturday morning as part of the 12th Annual Parlor City 5K Run.

The race which is a certified US Amateur Track & Field 5K distance took runners through Binghamton's historic Westside and end back in the heart of Julyfest in downtown Binghamton.

The Parlor City 5K is a part of the annual Empire Road Race Series which encourages community members to take action with their fitness and health.

The 1st place runner coming crossing the finish line on Saturday in under 18 minutes.

The 5k also bringing people from all across the Southern Tier and as far south as Texas for the race including families like the Davis's who make running 5K's a weekly habit.

Lucas Davis an eleven-year-old runner said, "This is literally our regular Saturday activity and it's great to do it as a family"

"I was ahead of my dad before the 3rd mile but then he came and I was like I don't want him to pass me and he was telling me to keep going and I ended up getting my goal," said Davis.