Race To Remember – Race Details
Race Day, Sunday June 12th, is fast approaching and Winchester seems all abuzz about the race. Right now the weather looks like it will be perfect running/walking weather in the mid to high 60s. It will be a great outing for kids and adults of all ages. Post race we will have live music courtesy of the Pixie Sticks of Arlington, free carnival games, face painting and food will all be part of the days celebration. Following are more race day details:
REGISTRATION Online registration is now closed. Runners and Walkers will have one more chance to pre-register for $25. We will be at Winchester’s Farmers Market this Saturday June 11th from 9:30-1:30. Registration day of race will be $30 from 7:30-8:30 (cash and check only).
WEATHER : This is a Rain or Shine event so if you are worried about the weather please be prepared.
BIB PICK UP – For all pre-registered runners/walkers you can pick up your bibs Saturday June 11th at the Greater Boston Running Company in Lexington 1844 Mass Ave(this is a change from the Winchester Farmers Market) or day of the race in the pre-registration table.
TIME OF THE RACE Runners will line up at 9:00 and the race will begin at 9:15. Walkers will begin at
RUNNERS ONLY: The 3.6 mile course will be chip timed. There will be prizes given out to the top male female and in the following age categories: 25 and under; 0 – 25; 26 – 35; 36 – 45; 46 – 55; 55+
KIDS FUN RUN Parents can register their children for the Kids Fun Run (50 and 100 yd dashes) from 7:30-10:15 the day of the race. The Fun Runs will begin at 10:30. Registration is $5. Children will be grouped by age and sex. All children will receive a prize for entering these races. The age groups will be broken out as follows 3-4 5-6 7-8 and 9-10.
RACE COURSE: The race will begin and end at Ginn Field. Participants will begin on Bacon continue to Fletcher, then onto Palmer St. to Middlesex St. down to Canal St., then to Main Street continue on Church St. back onto Bacon Street and onto Ginn.
DIRECTIONS: The official Address for Ginn Field is 35 Waterfield Rd. Winchester, MA. The race will begin at Ginn Field which is right off of Bacon Street in Winchester. (There will be a big tent and hopefully enough signs so you know where you are going.)
PARKING: you will not be able to park down at Ginn day of the race. The closest parking lots available are the parking lots at the Winchester Wedgemere Train Station or in the upper Aberjona parking lot (near the other train station) in the center of town.
QUESTIONS:- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any last minute questions.