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Chilmark Road Race

Sat August 12 2017
Location: Chilmark, MA US 02535 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Event Time Price Details
5K Road Race
10:30AM EDT
$45 $30
Registration Opens June 30, 2017 at 8:00am EDT
Chilmark Community Center
State Road
Chilmark, MA US 02535


Course is 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles). The Start is 3.1 miles east of the Chilmark Town Hall on Middle Road. It's very hilly from 1.5 to 2.6 miles. The Finish Line is at Beetlebung Corner next to the Town Hall. 


Entries close at 10PM, Thursday, August 10th (or earlier if race is full). ALL ENTRIES ARE ONLINE ONLY.

Fees through August 5th - $30 for 12 years and older. ($20.00 for 11 years and younger)

Fees after August 5th - $45 for 12 years and older. ($30.00 for 11 years and younger)

Entries are limited to 1600 runners. Please enter early. Pre-registration is required. RACE WILL VERY LIKELY BE FULL AND CLOSE ENTRIES IN MID-JULY, OR EARLIER. Last year registration opened on June 30th and closed on July 12th.

Net proceeds benefit the Chilmark Community Center. Fees do not include processing & service charges.

No refunds. No exchanges or transfers, without express permission of race director.


All runners must check in at the Chilmark Community Center either Friday evening, August 11th, 5:00-7:00pm, or Saturday morning, 8:30-9:30am. Numbers, timing chips, t-shirts, and race instructions will be issued. If you check in later, you may miss the race, as we must bus you to the Start.

Souvenir t-shirts are given to all entrants. Sweatshirts, tanks, long sleeve tees, and specialty items will be on sale at check-in. Bring cash, check or credit card. We'll have some great stuff.


Prizes will be awarded to men and woman by age groups;
8 years and under, 9-11, 12-16, 17-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+


Buses will provide transportation from Vineyard Haven to Chilmark for runners taking the 8:15am Steamship Authority Ferry from Woods Hole arriving in Vineyard Haven at 9:00am. Buses will return to ferry after the race.


Double strollers, skates, animals, scooters, and skateboards are prohibited. Single strollers are strongly discouraged. If you must run with a stroller, exercise extreme caution and start toward rear of pack.


E-mail address: chilmarkroadrace@gmail.com or call Christine Skidmore at the Community Center 9:00am-Noon weekday mornings 508-645-9484

Previous Results

Previous Results from 2000 are available under the "Results" tab. Overall and Age Group.

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Course Map
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Course Records


MEN:       14:38   ART SMITH, 28

Age Group Records


0-8      21:29   Jack Lionette, 8
9-11    19:39   Jack Lionette, 10
12-16  16:37   Stephen Stanley, 16 & Tristan Forsythe, 15
17-29  14:38   ART SMITH, 28
30-39  15:06   Rob Day, 31
40-49  15:43   Jerry Kiernan, 41
50-59  17:25   John Sullivan, 52
60-69  20:29   Kevin McNamara, 60
70-79  22:54   Vernon Alden, 70
80+     30:55   Eric Seiff, 80

0-8      24:48   Casey O'Brien, 8
9-11    21:42   Kerry Andrews, 11
12-16  18:28   Marian Bihrle, 16
17-29  17:14   CHRIS MCNAMARA, 25
30-39  17:23   Susan Hughes, 30
40-49  18:34   Anne Preisig, 42
50-59  20:14   Charlotte Rizzo, 51
60-69  23:30   Kyra McGrath, 60 
70-79  31:12  Sally Solmssen, 77
80+     41:19   Susan Wilson, 80 


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