WILMINGTON, MA — The streets of Wilmington will once again be filled with runners and walkers on Sunday, September 17 as the Wilmington/Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce hosts the Town’s 13th Annual Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk.
A portion of the proceeds from the annual race are reinvested into the community through college scholarships and local donations.
Local and regional runners look forward to this race every year because of its flat scenic terrain and low cost.
The race is well organized, friendly and conducted in a non-intimidating environment.
Race features include:
- USATF certified courses
- professional chip timing
- mile markers
- water stops
- free t-shirts
- awards for winners by gender/age/team categories
- medals for all half marathon participants
- ribbons for all 5K participants
- post race refreshments
Family fun festivities include music, face painting and business and community sponsored tables with raffles and give-aways.
The half marathon covers 13.1 miles and the 5K is 3.1 miles.
Both races begin with a shotgun start at 10 am. Registration tables open at 8 am at 10 Waltham Street, in front of WCTV.
Pre-registration is strongly recommended to avoid excessive lines during race day registration, to be eligible for a discounted entry fee and to be guaranteed receipt of a commemorative t-shirt.
Register online at ChamberRace.RaceWire.com, by mail
Visit the Chamber of Commerce’s website for additional race details and registration information or call Nancy Vallee, Chamber Executive Director, at 978-657-7211.
(NOTE: The above information is from the Wilmington/Tewksbury Chamber of Commerce.)
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