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This weekend! Downtown Worcester comes alive with two terrific events! Worcester Road Race! and the Longsjo Bike Race!

Hundreds and hundreds of people in downtown Worcester! Maybe thousands! Kids, moms, dads, couples, old folks, jocks, young people!  Out to celebrate summer, exercise, healthy fun, food … community in the heart of our city. Our biggest neighborhood of them all gets to shine this weekend! How cool is that gonna be?!   – R.T.

Saturday, June 27

LONGSJO! A classic bike race! This year it’s not all Northern Worcester County!  This year, for one day, it’s in DOWNTOWN Worcester!

AND FREE BIKE RACE FOR KIDS – WITH MEDALS! Have the kids participate in a real bike race … timed, starting line, finish line, banners, medals, winners, hoopla!

CLICK HERE to register for the adult  race and to learn more!

FOR THE FREE KIDS REAL PRO-LIKE BIKE RACE CLICK HERE! 

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Sunday, June 28

RUN WORCESTER Road Race!

The front of Worcester City Hall, Main Street 

Hundreds of runners running past our Worcester City Hall – celebrating our downtown – saying, YES! MAIN STREET MATTERS! Communities still come together on the MAIN drag, where the MAIN city biz happens, where the MAIN library is open, where MAIN civic events, protests and marches, and celebrations still bring people together!

The MAIN drag

The MAIN thoroughfare

The MAIN event

MAINLY about you and me!

Every HOMETOWN has a MAIN STREET.

And everyone loves coming HOME.

LOVE THE DOWNTOWN WOO RACING MEDAL!!!

To learn more CLICK HERE

RACE INFO

WORCESTER RUNNING FESTIVAL
SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015
HALF MARATHON STARTS AT 7:00 A.M.
5K START IS AT 7:15 A.M.
YOUTH RUN START IS AT 9:30 A.M.

ALL RACES START AND FINISH NEXT TO CITY HALL ON FRONT STREET.

T-shirts to all entrants. Technical shirts for the first 1,000 to register.
Medallions for all finishers in the half marathon and the 5k.

 

This Saturday Worcester Food Truck Festival! This Sunday! Downtown Worcester! Another fab road race! Our Main Street finally comes alive!!!

WOW! This weekend!

Another great weekend for Worcester coming up! So affordable! So kid friendly! So community building!

Saturday!

Elm Park

Worcester Food Truck festival!

$5 gets you in! Kids 12 and under – free admission!

Last year ELM PARK WAS SWAMPED with kids and their parents and couples!!! A true family celebration! Enjoy the park’s huge cool sculptures, too! Yes, a few have been damaged, BUT THE WORCESTER SPIRIT transcends the setbacks! There are 24 WONDERFUL SCULPTURES still whole and perfect! The others to be resurrected! 

Show your support for public art!

Head off on Saturday to the WORCESTER FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL!

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THIS Sunday, June 21

Run Worcester!

The Worcester Common!

Run downtown Woo! Savor the center of our city!!!!

Be a part of this city-wide, very cool event that we love CUZ IT GETS A TON OF PEOPLE IN DOWNTOWN WORCESTER , it is accessible to ALL runners/walkers – is a Worcester road race that celebrates our city core!

Head to the WORCESTER FOOD TRUCK on Saturday at Elm Park! Run/jog/walk off all those food truck sandwiches and goodies at the RUN WORCESTER! road race!

Enjoy the after race party, drinks, food!

Blue, very COOL LOOKING race MEDALS OF DOWNTOWN Worcester to be given out!

RACE information from the website below!

If you click on blue colored words and yellow blocks, you can get to the website and register for the downtown Worcester race and learn more!

RACE INFO

Worcester Running Festival Overview
Sunday, June 21, 2015

T-SHIRTS AND MEDALLIONS TO ALL FINISHERS IN THE HALF MARATHON

T-SHIRTS AND MEDALLIONS TO ALL FINISHERS IN THE 5K.

SPECIAL OFFER: Save $35

Save $35 on TWO half marathon special offer.
You can add the Narragansett Bay half marathon in East Providence on july 19, 2015 for an additional $25!
both races will have chip timing and finisher’s medallions. Select the race option for both half marathons when registering at either website for this double option offer. Seewww.nbhalf.com for details on the narragansett bay half marathon. A hotel special is also available!

CLICK HERE TO CONFIRM/VERIFY YOUR REGISTRATION FOR THE RACE

 

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HALF MARATHON

Date: Sunday June 21, 2015
Start Time: 7:00 AM
Location: Common in Downtown Worcester, MA.
Sponsored by: National Grid

5K RUN / WALK

Date: Sunday June 21, 2015
Start Time: 7:15 AM
Location: Common in Downtown Worcester, MA.
Sponsored by: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care 

YOUTH 1K

Date: Sunday June 21, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Common in Downtown Worcester, MA.
Sponsored by: Bay State Savings Bank 

Onsite Registration, Race Number & T-Shirt Pickup

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2015 (day before race)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location:National Grid Sustainability Hub 912 Main Street Worcester MA, 01610
Entry fees for onsite registration on 6/14/2015: $70 for the Half Marathon, $33 for the 5K Run/Walk and $20 for the Youth 1K.

Date: Sunday, June 21, 2015 (day of race)
Time: 6:00 AM to 15 minutes before race start
Location: The Common in Downtown Worcester, MA. Next to City Hall.
Race Day fees are $75 for the Half Marathon, $35 for the 5K Run/Walk and $20 for the Youth 1K.

Sorry no refunds.
Please no running with baby strollers and no dogs are any other pets alllowed. Walking with baby strollers is allowed only in the 5k event.

AWARDS

Prize Structure: Half Marathon & 5K
Individual Awards:
Top 3 Open Men/Women (age 39 and under)
Winner Men/Women (age 40-49)
Winner Men/Women (age 50-59)
Winner Men/Women (age 60-69)
Winner Men/Women (age 70+)
Teams Awards will be awarded to the top teams.

Youth race.
Top 3 boys and girls. (Must be 14 or under to run the youth run.

Parking

CLICK HERE TO VIEW WORCESTER DOWNTOWN PARKING MAP


Lockers

Safety & Other Information

Aid stations, bathrooms, water, power drinks, and gels will be available along the race course. Participants with baby joggers may walk only in the 5k. No running with baby joggers allowed. Participants with baby joggers must also line up at the back for the start for safety reasons. 3.5 hour limit on the half marathon. No dogs or pets alowed in any of the races. Sorry no refunds.

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