Happy Valley Half Marathon and 5K Race Weekend Info
Race packet info:
Your race packet will contain:
-Race bib w/ pins
-T-shirt (free for the first 100 registrants).
-Wristbands for post-race food and beer (for those over 21). You will need to show your wristband after the race to get a taco from the Mamma Iguanas tent at the Dow Pavilion. You will also need to show your wristband and identification to get a beer from the White Lion tent at the Dow Pavilion.
The start/ finish area will be at the Dow Pavilion inside Look Park, located at 300 N Main St, Florence MA 01062. Please note there is a $5 entry fee/vehicle to enter the park.
Parking is available inside the park. Please arrive early to park as close as possible to the Dow Pavilion.
Bib pickup will be available at 50/50 Fitness Nutrition (251 Russell St, Hadley, MA 01035) on 10/22/2016 from 10 am - 2 pm.
You can also pickup your bib on race day at the Dow Pavilion from 7:30 – 8:30 am.
There is no race day registration. We are completely sold out this year!
Half Marathon Info
-The half marathon will start promptly in front of the Dow Pavilion, at 9:00 am. Please be at the starting area by 8:45 am
-Each turn will be marked, and will have a volunteer to direct runners.
-Please stay to the right side of the road.
-There will be aid stations with water and electrolyte beverages approximately every 2 miles.
-The half marathon will finish in front of the Dow Pavilion.
-The 5K will start promptly at 9:30 am in front of the Dow Pavilion, at 9:30 am. Please be in the starting area by 9:15 am.
-Each turn will be marked and will be staffed by a volunteer. The race will turn around and double back on itself, towards the end of the bike path.
-There will be 1 aid station around mile 2 (the turnaround) with water and electrolyte beverage.
-The 5k will finish in front of the Dow Pavilion.
Post Race Festivities
The post race party will be at the Dow Pavilion, immediately following the race. We will have local vendors, music and food.
Each runner will get 1 taco from the Mamma Iguanas tent when they show their food wristband. Runners over 21 years old can also get a beer from the White Lion tent when they show their wristband and identification.
The awards ceremony will take place at 12:00 pm.