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Boston Volvo Village 5k Road Race

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Nov 25, 2013


"Ray Ciccolo’s Boston Volvo Village of Brighton is sponsoring their Annual Volvo 5k Road Race to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater New England Chapter.

The Turkey Trot has become a tradition for hundreds of runners each year. The Race begins at Boston Volvo Village, winds through the streets of Brighton and ends where it began at the dealership."

For more than 60 years, the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has provided help for today and hope for tomorrow to nearly 19,000 individuals and families affected by MS in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.  Monies raised by runners and sponsors of the Boston Volvo Village 5k Road Race help fund cutting edge research to stop disease progression, restore lost function, and end MS forever."

Registration is $20 online before November 26th and $25 on-site the morning of the race. The race starts at 9:00am on Thanksgiving morningFirst 750 people to register receive a free T-shirt. Prizes will be given to the top finishers. 

Please click here for further information on the race and registration.

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Turkey Trots & More

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Nov 24, 2013

thanksgivingDuring the Thanksgiving season, there are numerous towns and organizations in the Boston area that coordinate charitable running events. All of the Thanksgiving day events listed are held on Thursday, November 28th. 

Turkey5 in Wellsley

"With both 5K and 5Mile courses, the Turkey5 offers something for everyone.  Starting and finishing at Linden Square, you will run through the beautiful Wellesley College campus and the marathon’s famous 'Scream Tunnel' section before seeing the '1 mile to go!' sign. The Turkey5 Road Race is a fundraiser for several worthy charitable organizations." In 2012 Turkey5 proceeds went towards Wellesley Cancer Prevention Project, the Ellie Fund and the Greater Boston Food Bank." For more information on this event, please click here

2013 Marathon Sports Gobble Gobble Gobble 4 Miler

The 2013 Marathon Sports 4 Miler is known as one of the best races in New England. Although this event is already sold out, feel free to cheer on runners and continue to donate. The four mile race goes through the town of Somerville and ends in Davis Square. Proceeds for the event goes to Project Soup and the Somerville Track PAC. Please click here for further information on the event. 

Turkey Trot

The Turkey Trot in Dorchester is a 3.1 mile route around the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse. The run "includes the most beautiful and historic views of Franklin Park." All proceeds from this event will go towards supporting the Franklin park Colaiton's Youth Conservation Crew. The Conservation Crew program "provides summer jobs for 20 neighborhood teens and their young adult leaders. This inspiring crew has restored trails, restored woodlands, and also runs Thursday Sports Nights, providing fun and games for hundreds of local children." For further information on this event, please go to www.runagainstcancer.org/turkey5

For information on other running events in your area, please click here

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