ROAD RACES: SOUTH SHORE

DUXBURY BEACH TRIATHLON // 9.24.2016 // DUXBURY

The Duxbury Beach Triathlon is a .35 mile swim in Duxbury Bay, 13 mile bike and 3 mile run on one of the safest and most scenic triathlon courses. The event is expected to draw up to 800 participants including a Pro/Elite division, and many participants from police departments that will compete in the special "INLET" or International Law Enforcement Triathlon division. The Duxbury Beach Triathlon charity entries will benefit the Jett Foundation, Mass. Special Olympics, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.

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  • THURS 9/22 3:30-6:30PM

PLYMOUTH POLICE CHASE 5K // 9.25.2016 // PLYMOUTH

After 10 years, the Plymouth Police & Fire 5K/Liam's Run has decided to pass the torch to the Plymouth Police Relief Association, creating the Plymouth Police Chase 5K.  The race will continue to be held from the East Bay Grille located at 173 Water Street with a great post-race party hosted by East Bay and blending some of the old components of the race with some new ones.  

KAYLA'S BEAT GOES ON 5K // 10.8.2016 // PLYMOUTH

Kayla's Beat Goes On is in memory of Kayla Erin Richards, who was an employee in the Jordan Hospital Radiology Department.  She passed away tragically at a local fitness club on March 7, 2006, at the age of 22.  Kayla's Bill was signed into law on January 3, 2007, requiring that Massachusetts health clubs have an automatic external defibrillator on site and their staff appropriately trained on its use. Race proceeds will be donated to the Jordan Hospital Club for Nursing Scholarships at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth.  

WALK FOR RECOVERY // 10.9.2016 // DUXBURY

We will be holding a very special event in honor and in memory of all who have struggled, fought, won, and for some, unfortunately lost, the battle with addiction. Please join us at Duxbury Beach for the Walk for Recovery. 100% of proceeds from this event will help fund scholarships and education for individuals and families struggling with addiction through Project Outreach.  We are working with local facilities and police departments to help fund recovery programs so that they are accessible to all that seek help.

ST. PAUL FALL 5K // 10.10.2016 // HINGHAM

This Columbus Day 5K supports Hingham's St. Paul School. Established in 1871, St. Paul Parish has dedicated itself to faith filled service in the Hingham community and surrounding towns.  Its parish school, St Paul School, has provided over 60 years of the highest quality, faith-based, academic programs for children from the south shore area, ranging from pre-kindergarten through grade 8.

HARVEST RUN 5K & 5.5 MILER // 10.15.2016 // HINGHAM

Join the community of the South Shore Charter Educational Foundation for the 8th annual Harvest Run 5k walk and run through a beautiful, scenic, paved path in Wompatuck State Park. Past participants can attest to this race being one of the best! There are rolling hills throughout, but the last stretch is relatively flat. Register by September 16th for a gender-specific long sleeve race tee!

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  • FRI 10/14 4-7PM

3 BEACH MINIMUM HALF MARATHON // 10.15.2016 // HULL

This is a spectacular run that starts at expansive Nantasket Beach, then follows the coastline through beautiful Cohasset and Scituate before doubling back on itself, giving you a second helping of all that gorgeous scenery. Top it all off with a beachside post-race party and what more could you ask for? Benefitting the American Liver Foundation as well as local Cohasset and Hull charities, this very well could be your new favorite half, and the perfect way to ease into fall!

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  • THURS 10/13 4-7PM

ST. BRIDGET SCHOOL FREAKY 5K RUN // 10.15.2016 // ABINGTON

Join us for a family oriented event created to promote health, wellness, and community in our town. This year we are proud to donate a portion of our proceeds to Deb Cotter. Ms. Cotter has been a teacher at Saint Bridget School for the past 20 years. She was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy and will need surgery in the near future. The funds raised will go to help offset the tremendous costs associated with her treatment. This is a halloween themed event and costumes are highly encouraged and will be rewarded!

SSCAC PUMPKIN RUN 5K // 10.22.2016 // PLYMOUTH

Since 1965, South Shore Community Action Council (SSCAC) has remained steadfast and true to its mission of increasing access to opportunities for education and training, opportunities for work, and the opportunity for all people, regardless of income, to live in decency and dignity. Last year to celebrate our 50th Anniversary we hosted our first annual 5K Pumpkin Run. This year we decided to do it again! We hope you will support us and help keep your community in action.

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  • FRI 10/21 3-7PM

NORWELL POLICE 5K // 10.22.2016 // NORWELL

Don't miss this fall 5K benefitting two great charities - Cops for Kids with Cancer, and the Norwell Veteran's Fund. Norwell Veterans Fund was recently established so the Veterans agent can use these discretionary funds to pay for Veterans expenses they cannot afford through normal means.  This could be anything from transportation costs to go to a Doctor's appointment, small home repairs or an air conditioner for someone who cannot afford to get one.

RENEGADE RUN OBSTACLE COURSE RACE // 10.23.2016 // HINGHAM

When you sign up to run, to volunteer, or to be a sponsor for Renegade Run you are committing to Type One’s purpose of raising awareness and funds toward a cure through research for type 1 diabetes. We have hosted the Type One Renegade Run since 2011 with the main purpose of providing a platform to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes and our mission to help find a cure. We donate all of our profits to the Faustman Lab at MGH who are leading the way towards a cure with their human clinical trials of the BCG vaccine.

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  • SAT 10/22 11AM-3PM

BOOTACULAR 5K // 10.23.2016 // PEMBROKE

Grab a Halloween costume and join us for the 5th annual Bootacular 5K, benefitting the Pembroke Education Foundation, which works to enhance the educational experience and provide financial support for exciting and enriching learning opportunities for the members of the Pembroke school community.

MARATHON SPORTS TRICK OR TROT 5K/10K // 10.29.2016 // PLYMOUTH

Get your costume ready! Don't miss the 5th annual Trick or Trot, a fun 5K & 10K through Plymouth that supports the ARC of Greater Plymouth, the Webster Children's Educational Trust, and the Woodside School. Sign up by October 18th to make sure you get a race t-shirt!

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  • FRI 10/28 4-7PM

SOUTH SHORE HALF MARATHON // 11.6.2016 // NORWELL

Register now for the 3rd annual South Shore Half, an event that has become a November tradition! This is a scenic, closed course half marathon through Norwell - and it has the best race bag swag, including a long sleeve tech tee and pint glass! Sign up early, this race has sold out each year!

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  • THURS 11/3 4-7PM
  • FRI 11/4 4-7PM
  • SAT 11/5 11AM-5PM

CARING FOR A CURE 5K RUN & WALK // 11.6.2016 // MARSHFIELD

Join us for the 5th Annual Caring for a Cure 5K to benefit Caring for a Cure, an organization that works to improve the journey of patients and families with cancer through research, resources and awareness. We’re hoping to make this our best and largest fundraiser to date. Come out and run, walk, and bring the family to support a great cause - race proceeds benefit Mass General Cancer Center.

MYLES STANDISH MARATHON & RELAY // 11.13.2016 // PLYMOUTH

The 5th Annual Myles Standish Marathon and Marathon Relay is a USATF Certified Boston Qualifier that begins at Myles Standish State Forest and ends at Plymouth North High School. We welcome all athletes, including those that are challenged in any way, and long sleeved technical shirts will be provided for marathon and marathon relay participants! 

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  • SAT 11/12 11AM-3PM

SFX FALL BACK 5K // 11.13.2016 // HINGHAM

This fun South Shore 5K race is on paved trails through the woods in Wompatuck State Park; it is a beautiful autumn course with Celtics/Bruins/other event tickets as prizes. The Youth Mile has the same look and feel as the 5K- official numbers, a timer, and a cheering crowd. Don't forget the Kids' Dash and all the family activities.

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  • SAT 11/12 1-3PM

KINGSTON TURKEY TROT // 11.19.2016 // KINGSTON

This popular 5K loops down by Kingston Bay and works to raise funds to promote Ovarian Cancer awareness and support the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Register by November 5th to get a race t-shirt!

MARATHON SPORTS HINGHAM TURKEY TROT // 11.24.2016 // HINGHAM

The 18th Annual Marathon Sports Hingham High School Turkey Trot 5K is dedicated to providing a fast, fun, and fulfilling Thanksgiving Day road race to benefit the Boys and Girls Cross-Country and Track & Field programs of Hingham High School. Kick off your holiday weekend the right way with the biggest Thanksgiving Day race on the South Shore. Race proceeds go to the Hingham High School XC/Track Boosters, and awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group.

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  • SUN 11/20 12-6PM
  • MON 11/21 12-7PM
  • TUES 11/22 12-7PM
  • WEDS 11/23 12-5PM

MARATHON SPORTS WINTER LIGHTS 5K // 12.2.2016 // PLYMOUTH

The 5th Annual Winter Lights 5K will take place on Friday, December 2nd, 2016.  Join Santa and the Town of Plymouth for the annual tree lighting on Main Street as part of the Christmas in Historic Plymouth Celebration.  When the tree lights go on, the race begins.  Run through the downtown and along the waterfront for this early evening event to celebrate the start of the holiday season.  The race will begin at approximately 6:15 pm. Donations from the race will be made to Toys for Tots and Kiwanis of Plymouth to support the tree lighting and Christmas in Historic event.

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  • THURS 12/1 3-8PM