About This Event Proceeds from all race to benefit the Walpole High School Boys & Girls Cross Country, Winter Track and Spring Track Teams. The Youth Mile will kickoff the day at 9:30am. The 5K Race will start at 10:00am and will be followed by the the 10K race once the starting line clears from the 5K. Tables will open for registration at 8:30 am. This is the 44th year for the race, making it one of the oldest in the area and a wonderful Walpole tradition! We expect over 500 participants, many volunteers, and loads of cheering spectators!
Awards ♦ 10K male winner's name engraved on Herb Lewis Memorial Trophy. ♦ 10K female winner's name engraved on John Murphy Trophy. ♦ Trophies displayed in town at Herb Lewis and John D. Murphy. ♦ Team Awards for 5K and 10K Races - 3-10 member Teams ♦ Awards to top 3 men and women in each age group.
T-Shirts Designed by recent Walpole graduate Ashley Waldron, this year's t-shirts will be guaranteed for the first 400 online registrants. For those who are not in the first 400 registered, t-shirts will be on sale at the event.
Entry Fee ♦ Pre-registration: $30 ♦ Day of the Race: $35 ♦ Ages 14 and under or over 65: $15
Raffle As always, there will be a raffle at the event with tickets to our local professional sports teams and other soon-to-be-named prizes. Check back later in August for a full list of Raffle prizes. Don't forget to bring some extra money!
Sponsorship We would love to advertise your business! Below, you can review the levels of sponsorship and find the appropriate level of recognition for your business: Gold Level Supporter: $500 and above contribution (cash or merchandise) will secure you a larger spot on the t-shirt given to the first 400 registrants. Silver Level Supporter: $200-$499 contribution (cash or merchandise) will secure a spot for your name on this year's race tee shirt given to the first 400 registrants. Bronze Level Supporter: $50-$199 (cash or merchandise) will secure a spot on the website sponsor page, on the sponsor board at the event, and a spot in our historic raffle (for merchandise).
We are accepting donations NOW in order allow time to print your company name on the signage and tee shirts. Contributions (made payable to "WHS XC Track Boosters") may be mailed to: The Walpole Road Race, P.O. Box 174, Walpole, MA 02081.