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 45th year for the race, making it one of the oldest in the area and a wonderful Walpole tradition! We expect over 600 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 - Must Pre-Register ♦ Awards to top 3 men and women in each age group.
T-Shirts This year's t-shirts will be given to participants that pre-register by August 4th. For those who are not able to register by August 4th, a limited number of event shirts will be available for $10 each.
Entry Fee ♦ Pre-registration: $30 ♦ Day of the Race: $35 ♦ Ages 14 and under or over 65: $15
Raffle There will be a Prize Raffle table that includes a Silent Auction at the event. Please check back later in August for a full list of prizes.
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.