tioga-county.JPGOwego, N.Y. - There  is one more day until the streets of Owego will be overtaken by about 200 runners!  This Saturday's Owego Snowzilla 5K Run and Kids' 1.6K Run will begin with the 5K at 9:00 am and the Kids' 1.6K Run at 11:00.  If you haven't signed up yet, go to http://www.snowzilla5k.com/ and sign up. Runners will check in and pick up their bib at the race table which will be located under a tent in the parking lot of the Tioga County Office Building, 56 Main Street, in Owego.  (Parking lot is actually off Academy Street.)  Check in and bib packet distribution will occur from 7:00 am-8:45 am for the 5K, and for the kids from 7:00-10:30 am.    The race start line will also be the same as the finish - on Academy Street by the County Office Building parking lot.  Attached is a map of the race route.   There will be two water stations set up throughout the route.  We will have a few more refreshments to enjoy after the race as well. Also, all runners will also receive fabulous "freebie" coupons to eat, drink and shop in downtown Owego! If you live on the race route, come out and cheer for the runners!  They would love the encouragement! Weekend forecast is SUNNY, 50 degrees!  Perfect for running...and shopping! Annual Holiday Showcase Event Draws Shoppers The Holiday shopping season begins Saturday with the merchants' annual event called HOLIDAY SHOWCASE in Downtown Owego!  The stores' shelves are stocked and filled to the brim with loads of great merchandise.  Plan to stop in and shop local at any of our fabulous stores and make sure lunch or dinner plans are included!   Bring the kids to visit with Santa, take in a horse & wagon ride, listen to holiday music by bands and musicians, and more!   There's a list of activities scheduled for Saturday - click here to pull up the flyer!