Happy Birthday Heather Way's 5K


Event Date

Sun, Jun 1, 2014


Pembroke, MA

About This Activity

A 5K walk/run event that will benefit Heather's Way. All money raised from this event will go back into the community to support children's programs and law enforcement programs to help children. Heather's Way is a pending non profit organization. Heather's Way is committed to holding programs that will benefit the community at large. Heather's Way with Girls on the Go are committed to great family events. This event will have will leave the race out of the Boys Club through Pembroke Center and end at the same place.  Ample parking is availble at the community left behind the boys club.  T-shirts to the first 250 registered runners.  Prizes to the top three overall male/female winners. Age metals prizes will be awarded. An ice cream truck will come to the event at 9:30am for all participants to enjoy.

Event schedule and times


Heather A Woods - June 3rd, 1976- November 28, 1982
Heather's Way is to provide children on the South Shore of Massachusetts with the opportunity to participate in sporting and fundamental programs in the community under Heather's name.
Heather's Way is a pending 501 (c) (3) charity for Heather A Woods. Heather was killed in 1982 by a 17 year old drunk driver that was close to twice the legal limit the morning after he was drinking. Heather along with her sister Erin were run down on November 28, 1982 on Birch Street in Pembroke. The girls were delivering Camp Fire items on a Sunday morning. Heather was killed at the age of six and Erin was nine and suffered critical leg and
head injuries. Tax id number: 27-4613189.
General Information
Heather's Way is committed to raising the awareness of drunk driving and telling people that Heather A Woods did live, if even for only a short time.


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