|About the Race:
On Sunday, October 24th, the Parent-Teacher Organization
of the Horace Mann Elementary School in Newton will be holding its 6th Annual
Family Fun Run & Walk. This event includes a 5K Run, 5K Walk, 1 mile race, and Kids Dash.
The proceeds from this race will help finance the schools annual "Fitness for Life Celebration".
"Fitness for Life" is a unique health and fitness promoting event where children, teachers and parents come
together at a local park in the spring for a day filled with physical fitness activities, lots of fun,
and a barbecue lunch.
- Join us for fun and activities for all ages:
The Horace Mann Fun Run & Walk promotes physical fitness while spending time with family & friends. Wheelchairs and Strollers are welcome.
- • 8:30 a.m. Registration Begins
• 10:30 a.m. 1 Mile Race
• 11:00 a.m. Pumpkin Dash (6 years and under)
• 11:15 a.m. 5K Fun Run & Walk - All Ages (staggered start by group)
- • Pumpkin Dash:
Children 6 and under can participate in
an under .3 mile flat dash along Albemarle Road from Gath Pool to Horace Mann
Lawn Finish Line.
View 5K Course Map
• 1 Mile Run:
The course runs along Albemarle Road in a loop along Cheesecake Brook without crossing any major roads.
• Certified 5K Run:
Starting on Albemarle Avenue the course winds
through the historic neighborhoods of Newtonville via Crafts and Watertown Streets.
• 5K Walk:
Same as 5K Run.
- • Post-race Refreshments
• Awards Ceremony
• Mile Splits
• Water Station
- Male and Female Divisions:
- • 14 and under, 15-19
• 20-29, 30-39, 40-49
• 50-59, over 60
- • Ribbons to Dash and 1 Mile participants
• Medals to top 3 finishers
in each division
• Trophies to top 3 overall male and female finishers
to the first 100 registrants.
Horace Mann Elementary School. 687 Watertown Street,
Newton, MA 02460. At the corner of Watertown Street and Albemarle Avenue.
- Entry Fee:
- • Adult 5K Fun Run $20.00 (Received by
October 21, 2010)
• Adult 5K Fun Run $25.00 race day
• Youth (14 & Under) & 1 mile and Pumpkin Dash
$8.00 (Received by October 21, 2010)
• Youth (14 & Under) $10.00 race day