Seven Hills AbilityFest


Event Date

Sun, Oct 18, 2015


Worcester, MA


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

About This Activity

Seven Hills AbilityFest is an inaugural event where our community will celebrate the A-bilities of children and adults with life challenges. AbilityFest will provide an opportunity for community-wide fun through your participation in either a 5K road race or the 1 mile “Murphy Mile” walk – all during a festival of arts, music and inclusive activities. WXLO Radio and host, Jen Carter, will keep the music going along with guest performances from the stage. Browse our vendors and exhibitors and take part in the interactive fun! AbilityFest will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at beautiful Institute Park in Worcester, Massachusetts. The event opens at 10:00 am with warm-ups and the race and walk start at 11:00 am. Bring your friends and join the fun and help celebrate the talents, hopes and dreams of ALL!

Event details and schedule


Festival:                       10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Race Starts:                  11:00 am

*Both the Murphy Mile and 5K will start and finish at Institute Park in Worcester

*Festival will include music, entertainment, food, vendors and more!

Arrival Info

Check-In/Warm-Ups:   10:00 am at Institute Park Registration Tent


Lot located at 104-110 Grove Street, Worcester, MA (sign for Northworks parking). Additional parking along Lancaster, Hawthorne, Grove and Salisbury Streets.

What to bring and wear

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sneakers
  • Cash for vendors (optional)
  • Lawn chairs/blankets to enjoy the Festival

Additional Race Information

  • Water stops will be provided along each course
  • Leashed dogs are allowed on the walk only
  • First Aid station will be located at the finish line

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