Featured Race – Walk/Run for HAWC

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Run for HAWC
WHEN: May 4, 2014 @ 9:00 am
WHERE: Salem Common, 30 North Washington Square, Salem,MA 01970 USA
COST: $30 pre-registration; $35 race day
CONTACT: Tim Short at  978-289-3135 or E-mail

General Race Info: Come run in the RRCA Runner Friendly Community of Salem, Massachusetts! The race start and finish will be at the Salem Common. The race will start with runners completing one full loop around the common and finishing the race with 1 lap around the outside of the common.

Proceeds from the race go directly back to HAWC to support the survivors of domestic violence who reside on Massachusetts’ North Shore.

T-Shirt & Bib Number pick up will take place on Saturday, May 3rd from 9:30am to 5pm at New England Running Company, 43 Enon Street, Beverly MA 01915.

Online Registration:

Race Distance: 5 Miles

Chip Timed: Yes

Kids Race: No

Prize Money: Yes, Overall male and female will receive $150.00 each

USATF Certified Course: No

Download Paper Registration Form: Click Here

Race Results: 2013

Featured Race – Fast Chicks 5K

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Come and celebrate active women everywhere and run the Fast Chicks 5K. This year’s race is set for May, 3, 2014. As a way to give back, each year the Fast Chicks 5K will be focusing our fund raising efforts on a different community or women-based charity.

This year’s race will be raising money for the Wellspring House.

The Wellspring House’s mission is to empower individuals and families to live more secure lives through basic needs assistance, education and job training. For more information or to donate, visit wellspringhouse.org. Register today for the Fast Chicks 5K by clicking here.

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NS Y Series 2014

The YMCA of the North Shore Road Race Series has a couple of great promotions going on right now!

New England Running Company 12 Race Challenge

Complete all 12 races and receive a prize package worth over $250.

Karhu 6 Race Finisher Challenge 

Complete 6 races and receive a Craft Technical Running Jacket

12 for 10 Promo 

Get 12 Races for the price of 10!

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6 for 5 Promo 

Get 6 races for the price of 5

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Greenbelt’s Trail Races

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We’ve added the three Greenbelt trail races that are part of the North Shore Trail Series to the North Shore Road Race Guide calendar! Each link below will give you all the information about the races and how to register. The first race in the series is the 4th Annual Pipestave Hill 5K Trail Run set for Tuesday, May 1st.

Greenbelt’s 4th Annual Pipestave Hill 5k Trail Run

Greenbelts 7th Annual Run for the Hills 5K and 10K

Greenbelt’s 5th Annual Beverly Commons 3.5M and 7.3M Trail Run

 

NSRRG Best Of 2013 Winners & Honorable Mentions

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We proudly present the winners and honorable mentions for The Best of North Shore Road Race Guide 2013. This list of races from around the North Shore represents the best in our sport. On behalf of the North Shore Road Race Guide, we would like to congratulate everyone associated with each of these races.

Race of the Year - Green Stride Newburyport Half Marathon

Best Race Shirts - North Shore Cancer Run

Honorable Mention - Wicked Frosty Four

Best Holiday Race - Wild Turkey 5 Mile Run

Best Race Course - Ring Around the Neck

Honorable Mention - Lone Gull 10K

Best Mile Race - High street Mile

Honorable Mention - Derby Street Mile

Best Half Marathon - Green Stride Newburyport Half Marathon

Honorable Mention - Tache Realty Wicked Half marathon

Best Trail Race - Stone Tower 5K/15K

Honorable Mention - Trav’s Trail

Toughest Race - Cape Ann 25K

Honorable Mention - Nahant 30K

Best Post party - Lone Gull 10K

Best Theme - Festivus 5k

Honorable Mention - Devil’s Chase

Best 5K - Patrick Downey 5K

Honorable Mention - Flag Day 5K

Best 5 Mile Race - Apple Harvest Run

Best 10K Run - Lone Gull 10K

Honorable Mention - Bridge & Back 10K

Best 10 Mile Race - Yankee Homecoming 10 Miler

Best Weekly Run - Danvers 5K

Best Race Series - YMCA of the North Shore Road Race Series

Best First Year Race - Bridge & Back 10K

Best Kids Race - Wicked Kidz ½ Mile & 1 Mile Race

Honorable Mention - Fall Frolic Fun Run

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 Featured Race(s) of April 

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The Ring Around the Neck 5 M Road Race – voted best race course in 2013 by the North Shore Road Race Guide, offers spectacular ocean views. Begins and ends in downtown Marblehead, starting at 2:00pm.

Children’s Fun Run at Seaside Park begins at 1:00pm. Part of the YMCA of the North Shore’s 2014 Road Race Series and part of the YMCA of the North Shore’s 2014 Kids Fun Run Series!

Event schedule and times
Pre-Registration Packet Pickup available:

Lynch van/Otterloo YMCA Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th.
At race venue on Sunday. April 27th.
Race Day Registration beginning at 12:00pm.
Children’s Fun Run begins promptly at 1:00pm at Seaside Park.
Adult 5 Mile Race Starts Promptly at 2:00pm, downtown Marblehead.
Awards immediately following the race.

 Register today for the Ring Around the Neck 5 Miler by clicking here

Energize Earth

The Energize the Earth 5K/10K race will kick off the Earth Festival that will open at 10am and close at 2pm. The festival will involve over a dozen vendors encouraging a more proactive, healthy lifestyle, community and planet.

Top Male and Female Finisher for each race. Age Groups: 1st, 2nd and 3rd M/F in each age group: Under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

The top male and female runners in both the 5k and 10k will also receive Barefoot awards. Register today for Energize the Earth by clicking here.

Dan Ford Race

Join hundreds of runners, joggers and walkers for the 2014 Dan Ford Road Race.  The 5-mile race is USATF certified with cash prizes. The 3-mile run offers both a competitive and recreational format. Each race is chip timed by Yankee Timing with time splits at every mile. Register today by clicking here.

NS Wellness Fair 5K

The North Shore Fitness 5K is a USA T&F Certified Course. Mostly flat and fast. Race is hosted by Salem State University. Race is to promote and encourage a healthy lifestyle. Proceeds benefit LifeBridge, the Northeast Animal Shelter and the Wellness Center at Salem State University. Register today by clicking here.

 Featured Race(s) of May 

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Come and celebrate active women everywhere and run the Fast Chicks 5K.  As a way to give back, each year the Fast Chicks 5K will be focusing our fund raising efforts on a different community or women-based charity.

This year’s race will be raising money for
the Wellspring House.

The Wellspring House’s mission is to empower individuals and families to live more secure lives through basic needs assistance, education and job training. For more information or to donate, visit wellspringhouse.org. Register today for the Fast Chicks 5K by clicking here.

 

Motif

This is the fourth annual Motif #1 Day 5k and 1 mile fun run for the Rockport Public Schools Health and Wellness Programs. The race was born from the desire to get our students and community more involved in health

and wellness activities. The money raised from this event goes directly to our health and wellness programs at the Rockport Public Schools. Last year the money we raised went to planting trees to shade some of our classrooms, a new water fountain with the capability to fill a water bottle, hydroponics planting system for our science room and lots more.  Register today by clicking here.

Trav's Trail

3.0 mile XC race on dirt roads and pine needle paths. Tech tshirts to first 300 entered. Cash prizes and merchandise prizes 3 deep in each age group. Huge post race raffle. All Proceeds to Benefit The Travis Eliot Landreth Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Trav’s Trail recieved honorable mention for the Best of 2013 North Shore Road Race Guide.

Register today by clicking here.

Featured Race of June

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General Race Information: Whether you’re just hitting the road for the first time or already passionate about the sport, our races provide fun, festive and competitive events where everyone is welcome. Come enjoy beautiful ocean views as you run along the scenic coastline on Cape Ann and race towards our huge finish line arch!

The 2014 YuKanRun.com Twin Lobster Race Series is a totally unique race concept. Warm up with our 1-Mile Race as your run past the historic Fisherman’s Memorial Statue. Then enjoy a mostly flat and fast half marathon course as you race to Eastern Point and along the beautiful back shore.

Participate in either of the 2014 Twin Lobster races and earn a YuKanRun.com technical race shirt. Complete the half marathon and earn a custom finisher’s medal. Runners that complete both of the Twin Lobster races will also receive a custom YuKan backpack. With all that running, you deserve it! Register today by clicking here.