New Balance Run for Recess 2012

  1. Updates

** Pre-registration is now closed. You can still register the day of the event beginning at 8:30 AM. We look forward to seeing you Saturday! **

Save the date for the New Balance 5K Run for Recess and 1-Mile Fun Run! 

When: 
Saturday, May 12, 2012 

Pre-Registration and Registration opens at 8:30am
1-Mile Fun Run begins at 10:00am 
5K Run for Recess begins at 10:30am

Where:
Franklin Park  
Playstead Field Cross Country Course

Why:
Have fun and support play and physical activity at 32 schools across Boston and run a spring race.

Cost:
$25 entry fee 
T-shirts for the first 400 pre-registered runners (sizes not guaranteed) 
All proceeds support Playworks programming

For more information, please contact:
Jonathan Gay
jgay@playworks.org
(617) 249-4236 

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