ROAD RACES: CAPE COD

PINKLETINK PACE 5K // 4.29.2017 // VINEYARD HAVEN

5k (3.1 mile) road race hosted by the Martha's Vineyard Hurricanes Youth Running Club. Proceeds benefit the First Hugs Orphanage in Xuchang, China, and the Club. The USTAF certified course winds along picturesque roads in West Chop, with panoramic ocean views on parts of the course. The Pinkletink Pace is the first annual 5K hosted by the Hurricanes, a nonprofit organization providing island youth in grades 5-8 with opportunities for running instruction and competition. We hope to make it an exciting part of the spring road racing calendar on Martha's Vineyard!

LIAM MAGUIRE'S ALMOST 5MILER // 5.7.2017 // FALMOUTH

The race is a scenic tour of coastal Falmouth along Vineyard Sound and through quiet neighborhoods on a relatively traffic-free course. Before and after the race, there will be the now legendary jollifications at Liam’s Maguire’s Irish Pub and other venues. Registration will open in January, 2017 and the race will again be limited to 500 runners. So plan on registering early! T-shirts and commemorative beer glasses will be given to all runners who register by April 19.

PACKET PICKUP: MARATHON SPORTS MASHPEE

  • SAT 5/6 11AM-3PM

LOVIN' LIFE 5K // 5.7.2017 // MASHPEE

Don't miss this spring 5K to benefit LIFE, an independent living program for individuals with disabilities on Cape Cod. 

MOTHER'S DAY 10K // 5.14.2017 // BOURNE

The Cape Cod Canal Mother's Day 10km will take place on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 7:30am. The race will start and finish at the Bourne Scenic Park, and there is ample free parking available! Families, friends, moms, dads, daughters, sons everyone is welcome!

PACKET PICKUP: MARATHON SPORTS PLYMOUTH

  • FRI 5/12 11AM-3PM

YPD BLUE 5K // 5.21.2017 // YARMOUTH

Come join the Cape's fastest growing 5K road race with fun for the entire family. In addition to the scenic run along Nantucket Sound and the hot cup of award winning chowder from the crew at the Skipper Restaurant there will be raffles and other exciting activities including a Kids Race and lots of goodies.

PACKET PICKUP: MARATHON SPORTS YARMOUTH

  • SAT 5/20 11AM-3PM

FALMOUTH FLAG DAY 5K // 6.11.2017 // FALMOUTH

Don't miss this annual event that raises money for the Falmouth Education Foundation. Over the past five years, since the foundation became the event’s beneficiary, more than $40,000 has been raised from sponsorships and entry fees. Falmouth Education Foundation was founded in 2004 with a mission is “to support and enhance educational excellence in the Falmouth Public Schools by awarding annual grants for innovative programs that are outside the district's operating budget.”

    BEACH AND BACK HALF MARATHON // 6.11.2017 // MASHPEE

    Sign up for the inaugural year of the Beach and Back Half, put on by the same team that brings you the ever-popular South Shore Half. This race is a beautiful out-and-back course, that winds through the scenic back roads of Mashpee. We’re really hoping you’ve already guessed it, but the course turns around at the beach, and heads back to the Naukabout post-race party!

    PACKET PICKUP: MARATHON SPORTS MASHPEE

    • THURS 6/8 4-7PM
    • FRI 6/9 4-7PM
    • SAT 6/10 11AM-5PM

    AGAINST THE TIDE // 8.19.2017 // BREWSTER

    Against the Tide is a family-friendly, multi-sport event to benefit the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC). You can choose to run, walk, swim, or kayak in this wonderful annual event! MBCC is the only non-profit in the state dedicated to the prevention of breast cancer from environmental causes. We are grateful to all of you who help prioritize breast cancer prevention. Above and beyond your commitment to participate in the Against the Tide event, we hope that you will also fundraise on behalf of MBCC and our important mission to change the legacy of breast cancer for future generations.