The Half Marathon and 7k participants will start out in downtown Whitinsville and head into rural roads of Sutton, Douglas, and Uxbridge, MA. 7k runners will peal off the main course to return back to the finish line. Roads are OPEN to traffic, but volunteers and police detail will ensure your safety on the course.
Half Marathon Walkers - Walkers will head out on the course at 8:30am, 30 minutes before the runners start. Police, aid stations, and volunteers will be on the course and ready for you.
Registration includes a long sleeve tech shirt (sign-up by 3/8, or while supplies last), custom finisher medal for all participants, post-race BBQ themed meal (veggie and gluten free options too). Meal is included with all race entries, availble for purchase for family members (option on registration form). NEW!! Shower and locker room facilities at the Whitin Community Center will be available to all participants; please bring your own lock for the lockers, and keep the valuables in your car.
Race field will be capped at 750 runners for 2015 - sign-up early so you don't miss out on this great race!
Saturday March 28 4-6pm Check-in/packet pick-up at the Whitin Community Center
Sunday March 29 7:00am Check-in/packet pick-up at the Whitin Community Center 8:45am Check-in closes for all participants 8:30am Walkers for Half Marathon start 9:00am Half Marathon starts 9:15am 7k starts Noon (approx) Awards Ceremony *course cut-off is 12:30pm (3:30 from start of Half)
Race Day Awards:
For Half, Top 3 Overall Male & Female Runners and Top 3 Male & Female Runners in the following age groups: Under 15, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. No double dipping!
For 7k, Top Overall Male & Female Runners and Top Male & Female Runners in the following age groups: Under 15, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. No double dipping!
Q: What is the race cancelation policy?
A:To ensure the safest event for the participants and all involved, we reserve the right to cancel, delay, or modify the format of the event at anytime. Believe us, it would have to be a very, very SERIOUS and DANGEROUS situation for the event to be canceled. But in the unfortunate situation this is required, there is a no-refund policy in place, as the majority of the costs have already been incurred to host the event and when associated, we do not want to take away any contributions to our charities. We expect you to be disappointed if the event is canceled, as we will be, but we also hope you understand why a no-refund policy is in place.
Q: Are there any refunds or transfers?
A: Sorry, all registrations are final; there are no refunds or transfers to other participants. Within 10 days of the event, you can transfer your paid registration to another future event, for a small fee. Please see the Transfer page for full details. If you are unable to do the event please let us know ASAP so someone else can take your spot.
Q: Are strollers, joggers, pets, etc allowed on the course?
A:Due to insurance purposes and the safety of all participants, we cannot allow strollers, joggers, pets, etc on any of the courses at all.
Q: How many participants will be allowed to register?
A: The race capacity is 750 people.
Q: Is the event chip-timed? A: No, but it's not "manual" either. We use an on-line application called Webscorer to record your time when you cross the finish line, then the application automatically computes the overall finish times and Age Division placement and posts to the web real-time. Results are available on webscorer.com and on this event website after the event.
Q: How many water stations are on the run course?
A: There will be 5 aid stations on the Half course, approximately every 2-2.5 miles (1 station on the 7k course). 2 of these aid stations will have porta-potties.