Get your family out of the house and run with us before you feast on Thanksgiving day! The Wellesley Cancer Prevention Project (http://www.wcpponline.org) is pleased to be a beneficiary of this year's inaugural Thanksgiving Turkey5 road race - a first for the town of Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Starting at 8 a.m. at Linden Square, the race includes the ever popular 5 miler and a 5K option through Wellesley College where you will enjoy a run through the beautiful campus and the Boston Marathon’s famous “Scream Tunnel” section before seeing the “1 mile to go!” sign!
To register or volunteer, click here at Turkey5: http://runagainstcancer.org/turkey5/details/ Please see details below for road closures.
Funds earmarked for the Wellesley Cancer Prevention Project will be shared with the Integrated Services Program provided by the Vernon Cancer Center at Newton Wellesley Hospital. These experts are dedicated to providing care for cancer patients and helping them to live life as normally as possible despite their cancer diagnosis. Other beneficiaries include The Greater Boston Food Bank and the Ellie Fund.
Come run with us for an important cause before the feast!
Race day schedule:
6:30am – registration opens
7:30am – registration closes
8:00am – race begins (both 5K & 5M)
Entry fee: $30, Entry fee increases to $35 on 11/10 and $40 on-site. (unless sold out)
Walkers, dogs and strollers: Walkers welcome on the 5K course. Dogs and strollers welcome in either race – please start from the back.
Traffic will be disrupted along the route from 8-9 a.m. If you live along the route, you may participate in the event for free as a sign of our gratitude for your cooperation. If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and address, requesting a coupon code.
Course Routes: Maps available at turkey5.com.
Top 3 male & female overall ($500 cash purse for 5-Miler) and age group awards: 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. Overall awards are based on gun time; age group awards are based on chip time.