North Medford Running Club Presents: 2013 Spring Devens 5K/1M Series
When: Wednesday Nights in April and May (04/03, 04/10, 04/17, 04/24, 05/01, 05/08, 05/15, 05/22, 05/29). Nine (9) races in total!
Time: APRIL: 6:15 PM. MAY: 6:30 PM.
Where: Rogers Field, 55 Buena Vista St, Devens, MA
Parking: Park behind buildings on Buena Vista opposite field. You will see a large parking lot behind buildings. Parking is restricted on roads surrounding field.
Cost: $2 for NMC members, $4 for non NMC members, $1 for anyone under 18 years old.
Amenities: Timed 5k run on wheel measured course with weekly prizes to be awarded. 1 Mile option is also available.
Course: Double loop on sidewalks and roads with 2 mile first loop and 1 mile second loop around field. Those who want to run the 1 Mile will run once around the field. http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=420469
Directions: Rte 2 to Exit 37 (37A heading East or 37B heading West) and head north towards Devens on Jackson Road. Follow Jackson Road for about 2 miles and you will see a gas station, hotel and fire station on your right. After the fire station, Rogers Field will be visible on your left and Buena Vista will be another ¼ mile on left. Parking is located .2 miles up on the right behind the buildings.
Special Theme nights:
May 22nd – Guess Your Time (handicap race). Runners will not be allowed to wear watches. Display clock counts down and runners start at different times based on what they estimate to finish in with the goal of finishing after the clock counts down to zero. Prizes will be given to the first male and female to finish AFTER the clock hits zero. Only race volunteers will be able to see clock at the finish.
May 29th – Last Race Celebration- Free for all participants, with food following the race.
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