Start: Saturday, October 6, 2012 @ 9:00 AM
9:00 am sharp, rain or shine
Davis Square7 Hills Park Somerville, MA
Thursday, October 4, 2012 @ 8:59 PM PST
Early T-shirt (for the first 500) and number pick-up available at SHC Offices, 1 Davis Square, Basement Level, on Wednesday, October 3rd from 2 to 5pm, Thursday, October 4th from 2 to 7pm and Friday, October 5th from 2 to 5pm.
ON-LINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN and will save you a lot of time on race day. Wheelchairs must pre-register by October 1st to ensure safety precautions with local police. For your safety and that of your fellow runners, we ask you to refrain from wearing headphones during the race, nor run with your dog. We ask that anyone running with a baby stroller start at the back of the race.
RACE DAY CHECK IN starts at 7:30 am; please come by 8:30 to avoid the last-minute chaos. Thank you
Raise additional funds for the SHC.
Raise over $100.00 and enter the race for free!
Raise over $250 and receive a free SHC runner's hat.
Pledges can be given on-line or brought to the registration day of the race.
You will have the option to receive your own fundraising webpage to collect donations through the end of online registration.
From Mass Pike (I-90) exit I-95/Rte 128 north to Rte 2. Exit Rte 2 east to Rte 16. Left on Rte 16 at traffic lights. Go to second set of traffic lights on Rte 16, take a right on Broadway (supermarket on far right corner). Go 2 sets of lights, bear right on Holland Street (Rudys — mexican restaurant on right) Go approximately 1/4 of a mile, the MBTA Red Line T-Stop is on right. Please note: there is a municipal parking lot on the right just before the T-Stop.
We are located at the Davis Square stop on the Red Line. We offer baggage-checking during the race.
NEW Course: Urban, varied terrain, arrows at all turns, mile-markers. 5K (3.1 miles). Certified MA12027JK
Chips for computerized timing, timing mat at start and finish, and results by Spitler Race Systems.
19 and under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80+ Clydesdales, Fillys, and wheelchairs. Trophies awarded to top overall male and female, and to top team. Prizes will be awarded to top male and female in each category; medals to the top three place finishers.
Great brunch provided by some of Davis Squares great restaurants: Johnny D’s, the Burren, Anna’s Taqueria, Orleans, and Redbones! Award ceremony as soon as the results are tabulated..
New Course this year. Course records set this year. Certified 5K; certifiction number MA12027JK
Awarded for the highest pledges.
Steve Burton was instrumental in the success of the SHC 5k. A participant the first year, Steve returned the next year on the race committee, offering a runner’s insight. The race flourished within a few years. Steve also directed a popular Thanksgiving race. These races raised thousands of dollars for the Somerville community. Steve himself was a passionate and accomplished runner. Steve Burton passed away at age 54 from kidney cancer.
All proceeds from the race benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition, an innovative non-profit organization that provides a wide range of social services to the Somerville area’s homeless, near-homeless and working poor. The Coalition is committed to providing those in need with a range of services including emergency shelters, permanent housing for formerly homeless, educational services, food pantry and meal services, and comprehensive case management.
Please click the green "Team Captains - Create your Team" button and create your team. Once your team has been created please return to this page and click on the green "Register Now" button and register for your team.
Please click on the green "Register Now" button to register. On the registration form, select your Team name from the drop down list of teams and continue with your registration. If you do NOT see your teams name in the drop down list please contact your team captain.
Please click on the green "Register Now" button to register. DO NOT select a team name from the drop down list within the registration form.
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