New England Barefoot and Minimalist 5K


Event Date

Sat, May 17, 2014


Brighton, MA

About This Activity

Race Starts at 3:00 PM

Awards Ceremony after the race at Approximately 4:00 PM

This is a beautiful 5K course along the banks of the Charles River with views of the river for most of the race. The race starts in the DCR's Artesani Park by the river off Soldiers Field Road in Boston/Brighton and goes along the river over the Eliot Bridge into Cambridge along the Charles River and back over the Arsenal Bridge along the Charles River in Boston ending by the water.

Event schedule and times

There is an awards ceremony for the Top Male and Female finishers in age groups: under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 +. These awards will be given to any runner, barefoot or minimalist/shod after the race, and there will be an optional Social/Early Dinner across the street at the Joyful Garden Chinese Restaurant(located across the street within the Days Inn hotel). The Social/Dinner is is not included in the race fee and is a great opportunity to get together with other runners and share stories and running techniques.

Top Male and Female overall will each receive a cash prize of $50 barefoot or minimalist/shod

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