Champions of Wellness 5K

Event Details

Champions of Wellness 5K Purpose

Working with an initial grant from KyleCares, the Kyle Johnson Foundation, the organizers of the Champions of Wellness 5K will use the funds raised from this event to support programming meant to raise awareness about the mental health challenges teens confront and to support initiatives to improve mental health. In addition, the funds will be used to support wellness-related initiatives at Canton High School, such as speakers, programming, and scholarships.

Contact Details

Contact Person: Nicholas Fitzgerald

Contact Number: 781-571-2008

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Awards/Prizes

Top Overall Finisher: $200 VISA Gift Card

Other winner categories:

Parking

Runners and volunteers can park in the Canton High School “lower lot” at the end of Reynolds Street. When/If these spaces fill, parking is available in the Canton High School lots.

Start/Finish Line

The race will start and end on the Canton High School Memorial Field.

Restrooms

Restrooms will be available at the start and finish lines, at Memorial Field.

5K Course

The race course will start at the Canton Memorial Field, and head up the hill to the upper campus, past the tennis courts on the left. Runners will exit the campus and turn right onto Washington Street. The route will proceed down Washington Street, right onto Sherman Street and Beaumont Street, right onto Chapman Street. Runners will again take a right onto Washington Street and re-enter the Canton High Campus at the main entrance, and then proceed down the hill, with the tennis courts on the right, and back onto the football field.

Children’s Fun Run

Parents who plan to run are invited to bring their children. While runners are on the 5K course, we will host a short kids’ fun run around the Memorial Field track for any children elementary school age – or younger. There will be a suggested $5 donation for any children who want to participate.

Course Map

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