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About This Event
Proceeds from all race to benefit the Walpole High School Boys & Girls Cross Country, Winter Track and Spring Track Teams.
The Youth Mile will kickoff the day at 9:30am. The 5K Race will start at 10:00am and will be followed by the the 10K race once the starting line clears from the 5K. Tables will open for registration at 8:30 am.
This is the 45th year for the race, making it one of the oldest in the area and a wonderful Walpole tradition! We expect over 600 participants, many volunteers, and loads of cheering spectators!
♦ Pre-registration: $30
♦ Day of the Race: $35
♦ Ages 14 and under or over 65: $15
♦ 10K male winner's name engraved on Herb Lewis Memorial Trophy.
♦ 10K female winner's name engraved on John Murphy Trophy.
♦ Trophies displayed in town at Herb Lewis and John D. Murphy.
♦ Team Awards for 5K and 10K Races : (3-10) member teams - Must Pre-Register
♦ Awards to top 3 men and women in each age group.
Raffle / Silent Auction
Our sponsors have provided an extraordinary assortment of items again this year including 2 Adirondack Chair from Walpole Outdoors, $100 Wegman's/$100 Roche Brothers grocery shopping spree, Around Town Dining Gift Packages, Family Membership to Rama Athletic Club, Lottery Board, 8 hours of Limo Service, a case of assorted micro-brews and much more... so stash that check book in your sneakers and be prepared to try your luck.
This year's t-shirts were provided free to participants that pre-registered by August 12th. Missed out on the complimentary T-Shirt?, not to worry we will have a limited number of event shirts available for only $5 each on race day.
Bib Number Pickup
We will not be having a pre-race bib number pickup event. Those who pre-registered can pick up their bib on race day at the pre-registration table starting at 8:30 a.m.
We would love to advertise your business! Below, you can review the levels of sponsorship and find the appropriate level of recognition for your business:
Gold Level Supporter:
$500 and above contribution (cash or merchandise) will secure you a larger spot on the t-shirt given to the first 400 registrants.
Silver Level Supporter:
$200-$499 contribution (cash or merchandise) will secure a spot for your name on this year's race tee shirt given to the first 400 registrants.
Bronze Level Supporter:
$50-$199 (cash or merchandise) will secure a spot on the website sponsor page, on the sponsor board at the event, and a spot in our historic raffle (for merchandise).
Contributions (made payable to "WHS XC Track Boosters") may be mailed to:
The Walpole Road Race,
P.O. Box 174,
Walpole, MA 02081.
If you have any questions, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank you for supporting this Walpole tradition.
David Forester, Tim Giblin and Jim Erker
Race Directors, 45th Walpole Labor Day Road Race
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Walpole High School
275 Common St, Walpole, MA 02081