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Empire State Winter Games set for February

Sunday, November 24, 2013
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LAKE PLACID — Up to 1,000 athletes are expected to compete at the 34th annual Empire State Winter Games in the Adirondacks this February.

The games will take place Feb. 6-9 at venues in Lake Placid, Wilmington, Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake and Paul Smiths. Athletes will compete in events including alpine skiing, figure skating, ice hockey and adaptive alpine racing.

A torch run will begin Feb. 5 through northern New York to Lake Placid for the opening ceremony. The opening ceremony will be held in the Olympic Center's 1980 Herb Brooks Arena.

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