Feb 06

New IPA 5K Race Series!

Introducing the IPA 5K Race Series! Join us in beautiful Newburyport, Massachusetts for three seasonal 5K races that celebrate the rockstar of craft beer, India Pale Ale.

Each race will start and finish at the RiverWalk Brewery, so you can enjoy a cold beer in the taproom after you finish. Once you’re done, you can spend the day enjoying everything greater Newburyport has to offer.

Apr 29, 2018 – IPA 5K Spring
Aug 19, 2018 – IPA 5K Summer
Oct 14, 2018 – IPA 5K Fall

With each 5K race you’ll receive a Moisture Wicking Technical Shirt, online Finisher Certificate, Results Receipt with your time, pace and place and of course, a cold beer!

If you’re ready for three times the fun, you can register for the 3Peat Challenge! Why run in only one race when you can run all three! After all, the third time’s the charm, right? In addition to the Moisture Wicking Technical Shirt, online Finisher Certificate, Results Receipt and cold beer you receive with each 5K race, you’ll also receive a custom Bottle Opener Finisher Medal when you finish your third race. Plus, with one easy entry, you’ll be guaranteed the best value of the year and guaranteed entry into each of the three
races – even when it sells out! You must register by April 26, 2018 to enter the 3Peat Challenge.

Jan 01

New Year’s Day 2018 Race Results

Wicked Frosty Four – Salem

37th Annual WCRC Hangover Classic 10K and 5K Races – Salisbury


Dec 24

Celebrate New Year’s Day in Salem!

A New Year’s Day tradition in Salem! Check out the Wicked Frosty Four which features a very flat and fast USATF Certified (MA14043JK) 4 mile course.

Portion of proceeds to fund the Wicked Frosty Four Scholarship for area High School student athletes.

Dec 24

2018 North Shore Brooks Running Series

Announcing the 2018 North Shore – Brooks Running Series !! There are 6 races in the series starting with the Frosty Four on New Year’s Day in Salem. I have attached a form for the series on this email to enter the series. Please fill out the form and email it back to enter. No fee to enter the series and only 6 races to run to earn a Hoodie with the logo from all the races in the series and a pair of Brooks running gloves .

2018 North Shore – Brooks Running Series

Brooks Sports Company and the North Shore Running Series are hosting a race series for 2018. There will be six racing events offered, and finishers of all 6 races will receive a Hoodie with the logos of each race printed on the Hoodie and a pair of Brooks running gloves. The North Shore – Brooks Running Series gives runners a chance to experience a variety of races on the North Shore in Salem, Beverly, and Danvers. All races support local non-profit agencies and charities, so your hard work will not only be rewarded, but will help benefit community programs on the North Shore. The 2018 race series includes:

1) Monday, January 1: Frosty Four New Year’s Day Race, Salem, 10 a.m., 4 miles: A relatively flat course, some rolling hills. In partnership with the Wicked Running Club; a portion of proceeds will support youth scholarships.

2) Sunday, April 29: The Tapleyville 7 Mile run Danvers, Ma 9:30a.m., 7 miles: The course which incorporates part of weekly D5K and the Danvers Rail Trail. A portion of the proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem and the Alzheimer Association.

3) Sunday, June 17: Beverly Coast 10 Miler, Beverly, 7:30 a.m., 10 miles: This race starts and finishes at the Cove Community Center and follows scenic Route 127. A portion of the Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem and the Alzheimer’s Association.

4) Wednesday, July 4 Summer Sizzler 5K, Danvers, TBA 5K (3.1 miles) This race will take place on the Danvers Rail Trail with a portion of the proceeds going to the Danvers Rail Trail Association .

5) Sunday, August 5 Bridge & Back 10K, Salem, 8 a.m., 6.2 miles: This race kicks off Heritage Week in Salem, and starts and finishes at The Tavern in the Square in Salem. The race crosses the Salem/Beverly Bridge, through Beverly and returns back over the bridge to Salem. All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem.

6) Thursday, November 22: Wild Turkey 5 Mile Run, Salem, 8 a.m., 5 miles: This Thanksgiving Day event follows a fairly flat course along a scenic, waterfront route. Voted Best Holiday race in 2013, 2014, 2015 by the North Shore Road Race Guide. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem.

There is no fee to participate in the 2018 Race Series (aside from the race registration fees). Races may be subject to change.
Just fill out this application and return it by 1/1/18 to be eligible for a Hoodie (finish all 6)!
YES! Please enter me into the North Shore Brooks 2018 Running Series: (races may be subject to change).
Unisex Sizes (Circle One): XS, S M, L, XL, XXL Hoodie and gloves if you finish all 6.
Name:_____________________________________ Age (as of 1/1/18):______ Circle One: Male Female
Email________________________________________________Address:______________________________ City:______________________ State:_____ Zip:________

Return by 1/1/18 to: dougbollen12@yahoo.com or Doug Bollen, c/o 2018 Brooks Running Series, 27 Williams Street, Salem, MA 01970

Mar 31

Gator Gallop 5K – Postponed to Sunday, April 2nd!

General Race Information: Due to safety concerns with Saturday’s weather, the 4th Annual Gator Gallop is being rescheduled to SUNDAY, April 2nd. Mother Nature is getting the last laugh this April Fool’s Day!

The event schedule will be the exact same on Sunday, with check-in and day-of registration opening at 8:15 AM, the children’s 1M at 9 AM and the 5K at 9:30 AM. Features include great competition, generous prizes, the amazing Bobbi Gibb, extensive raffles, rocking music, GUSS the Gator, treats from our wonderful sponsors, and lots of fun!!

We sincerely hope that you are able to join us on a sunny Sunday. And, if you are 11-29 or 50 plus, you fit one of the four 5K age brackets that are light, and our prizes are awesome. hint… hint… Again, day-of registration open at 8:15 AM.

Race Distance:5K, 1M for children 10 & under

Race Website: www.gatorgallop.com

Online Registration: Race Wire

Kids Race: Yes

Chip Timed: Yes

Prize Money: No

USATF Certified Course: No

Part of Race Series: No

Race Results: 2016

Social Media: Facebook

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