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    Run to School 5K & Fun Run
    Sun 2nd Jun
    Concord, MA, United States
    $10 - $30
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    Run to School 5K & Fun Run

    Beede Swim and Fitness Center, 498 Walden St, Concord, MA 01742, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us as we celebrate kids education by running past 5 schools in historic Concord. The childrens 0.7 mi Fun Run will loop around Concord Carlisle High School. All proceeds will go towards building a new school in Chimaltenango, Guatemala for underprivileged and abused children.

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 24th May
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    BB 5K
    Sat 25th May
    Sturbridge, MA, United States
    $25
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    BB 5K

    Hyland Orchard and Events, 199 Arnold Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01518, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Proceeds from this event will go directly to the Jennifer Linscott Tietgen Family Foundation to support melanoma research and education.

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    Gold Star Run for Honor
    Sat 25th May
    Saugus, MA, United States
    $30
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    Gold Star Run for Honor

    Saugus, MA, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    The Annual Gold Star Run for Honor in Saugus, MA held in memory of Scott Procopio who was killed in action 13 years ago in Ramadi Iraq.

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sun 26th May
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Powisset Farm Trail Run - Spring
    Mon 27th May
    $15 - $45
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    Powisset Farm Trail Run - Spring

    Dover, MA 02030, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Run the trails of Powisset Farm and Noanet Woodlands including an ascent of Noanet Peak offering a terrific view of Boston 4 race distances to choose!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 31st May
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Kiwanis Super Hero 5K
    Sat 8th Jun
    Medford, MA, United States
    $17.02 - $22.34
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    Kiwanis Super Hero 5K

    3002 Mystic Valley Pkwy, Medford, MA 02155, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Bring your SUPER HERO fun to the streets of Medford! This picturesque route loops the Mystic River and will culminate in a fun after party. ALL proceeds benefit children!

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    Freedom Run 5K - Cambridge
    Sun 9th Jun
    Cambridge, MA, United States
    $45
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    Freedom Run 5K - Cambridge

    Cambridgeside Tailoring, 100 Cambridgeside Pl, Cambridge, MA 02141, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Freedom Run is a patriotic 5k race through the heart of East Cambridge & Inman Square on a flat and fast course. The race starts & finishes at CambridgeSide and is immediately followed by a festive roof deck party.

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    Run/Walk for the Beach 5K
    Sun 9th Jun
    Beverly, MA, United States
    $20 - $30
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    Run/Walk for the Beach 5K

    Dane Street Beach, Dane Street Beach, Beverly, MA 01915, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This is a 5K with chip timing and beautiful coastal views. And it's for a great cause - clean water. All proceeds benefit Salem Sound Coastwatch, a nonprofit environmental organization that has been working to make our North Shore coastal waters clean and safe for over 25 years.

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    Summer Blaze 5K Run/Walk for a Cause
    Sat 15th Jun
    Hamden, CT, United States
    $20
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    Summer Blaze 5K Run/Walk for a Cause

    Hamden, CT, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Get ready for the Third Annual Summer Blaze 5K Run/Walk for a cause. Enjoy a day filled with music and refreshments while benefiting a great cause!! Come out to Run and Walk with family and friends.

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    The Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K Road Race & Family Fun Day to Cure ALS
    Sat 15th Jun
    Hopkinton, MA, United States
    $25
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    The Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K Road Race & Family Fun Day to Cure ALS

    Hopkinton High School, 90 Hayden Rowe St, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Help us strike out ALS! Join us for lots of fun activities for the whole family, including a 5K Road Race, a Kids Fun Color Run, Family Fun Day, live music, food, silent auction, and awesome raffles! All proceeds benefit The Angel Fund, an independent, non-profit charity, benefitting ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) research at UMass Medical School.

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    Shamrock Sprint to benefit The John Patrick Flanagan Foundation
    Sat 22nd Jun
    Fairfield, CT, United States
    $32
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    Shamrock Sprint to benefit The John Patrick Flanagan Foundation

    Connecticut Audubon Society, 2325 Burr St, Fairfield, CT 06824, USAView event
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    Firecracker 5K Swampscott
    Sun 30th Jun
    Marblehead, MA, United States
    $15 - $40
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    Firecracker 5K Swampscott

    40 Leggs Hill Rd, Marblehead, MA 01945, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Celebrate the start of summer and a beautiful 5K through lovely Marblehead neighborhoods. Challenging new course! Post-race awards, music, DJ, bag drop, free kids club, refreshments, after party at the LvO Outdoor pool and more!

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    Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50
    Wed 3rd Jul
    Foxborough, MA, United States
    $10 - $45
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    Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50

    Gillette Stadium, 1 Patriot Pl, Foxborough, MA 02035, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Clebrate your Independence at the Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50 5K and 10K at Patriot Place. You won't want to miss this fun filled event with all day exhibits, free family activities and a Kids Fun Run inside Gillette Stadium.

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sat 6th Jul
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout! Registration choice of drink, return harbor ferry ride and a souvenir running shirt. Space is limited and most of our runs sell out in advance. We look forward to running with you!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 12th Jul
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Franciscan Children's Road Race
    Sat 13th Jul
    $25
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    Franciscan Children's Road Race

    West Roxbury, Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Annual Franciscan Childrens Road Race is a great way to celebrate your familys health, enjoy the summer, and support the amazing kids and staff at Franciscan Childrens. This family-friendly event will take place in June at Millennium Park in West Roxbury and will provide activities for every member of the community. Children can walk, run or wheel the course while competitive runners can participate in the timed 5K or 10K. Make sure to stick around for post-race activities, concessions, music and more!

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    Run For Ryan Memorial 5K Trail Race
    Sat 13th Jul
    Killingly, CT, United States
    Free - $20
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    Run For Ryan Memorial 5K Trail Race

    Owen Bell Park, 580 Hartford Pike, Dayville, CT 06241, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This is a family friendly 5K Run/Walk event in honor of Ryan French. Ryan was a resident of Thompson and a student in the Ag-Ed Program at Killingly High School. While at KHS, Ryan was a 3-year Varsity runner in Cross Country, 2-year Varsity runner in Outdoor Track, an ECC All-Star in both sports, and a Scholar Athlete. Ryan had a significant impact on the people around him, both young and old alike. The proceeds from this race will be going into the Ryan French Memorial Scholarship Fund which provides Scholarships to well deserving Killingly Ag-Ed Seniors going onto higher education.

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sun 14th Jul
    $24.75 - $39.75
    Details

    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Jim Kane Sugar Bowl 5K
    Thu 18th Jul
    $15 - $30
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    Jim Kane Sugar Bowl 5K

    1 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Jim Kane Sugar Bowl 5K takes place annually on the third Thursday of July at Carson Place/Boston Teacher's Union Building (next door to the State Police on Day Blvd.), at 7:00pm. Put on by L Street Running Club members, our members do not run in the race but volunteer. All race proceeds go to local charities.

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 19th Jul
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    iWarriors 5K Freedom Run/Walk
    Sun 21st Jul
    Plainfield, CT, United States
    $25
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    iWarriors 5K Freedom Run/Walk

    Plainfield, CT, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Westminster Tool is proud to sponsor the annual iWarriors Freedom Run/Walk 5K! A challenging and beautiful course in northeast CT. All proceeds go to iWarriors providing iPads to severely injured members of our armed forces to aid in recovery and communicating with loved ones while recovering.

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sun 21st Jul
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Jimmy Fund 5K
    Sun 21st Jul
    $15 - $35
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    Jimmy Fund 5K

    West Roxbury, Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join friends, family, and other Jimmy Fund supporters for the second annual Jimmy Fund 5K & Fun Run presented by Bayer. Choose between a 3.1-mile run, or a half-mile fun run, around Boston's Millennium Park, followed by a post-run celebration.

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 26th Jul
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Trumbull Rotary Sunset Run
    Fri 26th Jul
    Trumbull, CT, United States
    Free - $25
    Details

    Trumbull Rotary Sunset Run

    Twin Brooks Park, Brock St, Trumbull, CT 06611, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This premiere event brings out family and friends of all ages, and is a great way to bring our community together while raising funds that are channeled back into our community.

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    Run to Home Base
    Sat 27th Jul
    $50
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    Run to Home Base

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The annual Run to Home Base presented by New Balance supports our nation's Veterans and Service Members and helps raise much needed funds for Home Base. Proceeds from the event will fund the clinical care provided to Veterans, Service Members and their Families. The Run is a unique fundraising event ending with the unforgettable experience of crossing home plate at historic Fenway. Join us!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sun 28th Jul
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 2nd Aug
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sun 4th Aug
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

    ma_o ma_me
    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 9th Aug
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Mary O'Donnell 5K to Cure ALS
    Sun 11th Aug
    Melrose, MA, United States
    $30
    Details

    Mary O'Donnell 5K to Cure ALS

    155 Myrtle St, Melrose, MA 02176, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us in the annual Mary O'Donnell 5K to Cure ALS race for a great cause! ALL ARE WELCOME!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sun 11th Aug
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 16th Aug
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Z & T’s Trot Before the Knot
    Fri 16th Aug
    Free
    Details

    Z & T’s Trot Before the Knot

    47 David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02114, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Please join the bride and groom for a 5K fun run/walk through the beautiful sites of historic downtown Boston. Friends and family of all ages and athletic abilities are invited! Following the 5K, everyone is invited to the Cheers Bar in Boston for some post-activity refreshments.

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sun 18th Aug
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 23rd Aug
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sun 25th Aug
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Fri 30th Aug
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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    Freedom Trail Run
    Sun 1st Sep
    $24.75 - $39.75
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    Freedom Trail Run

    Boston, MA, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Freedom Trail Run is a 5k running tour of Bostons Freedom Trail. Well show you all of our citys most famous historical sites while you enjoy a fun workout!

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