Please note: The course for 2020 has been altered due to major construction in Somerville. The 2020 course is approximately 3.55 miles and does not accurately reflect the description below.
Gem of a Course
The race course is an accurately wheel-measured 5Km, beginning and ending in famous Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts—a stop on the convenient MBTA Red Line. It starts on Elm Street, in front of the Burren, the Sligo, & the Joshua Tree, & runs through an eclectic mix of great Somerville neighborhoods & tree-lined streets. It is mostly lightening flat, & includes Teele Square, Powderhouse Boulevard, & Ball Square.
It runs past Tufts University and it zips through Ball Square, by Trum Field down Cedar Street. It ends in Davis Square, on Highland Avenue. Post race rewards are visible along the route, as runners will pass some of the pubs involved in the post race parties – the Burren, the Sligo, the Joshua Tree, Orleans, P.J. Ryan’s,Powderhouse Pub & Five Horses Tavern.
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For more information about the race, volunteering, etc. contact:
B.A. Event Promotions
P.O. Box 1294
Margaretville, NY 12455
For regular updates from the Race Director