Here is a great way to be part of the community, while getting a good work out. Various runs that are themed or for amazing causes are everywhere in MetroWest. So enjoy a walk, run and more in these seasonal, fun races. What better way is there to see what each town has to offer than on foot?
The Boston Marathon
Starts in Hopkinton and winds its way towards Boston. Runners from around the world try to tackle this difficult course, and many residents find a fun place to watch the race. To learn more about this world-renowned competition and where to watch, visit https://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/watch.
Christa McAuliffe Charter School 5K
Join the community in raising money during this fun event to benefit one of Framingham’s best charter schools.
The Sharon Timlin Event – A Race to Cure ALS
5K, 1 Mile
Help us strike out ALS! Join us for lots of fun activities for the whole family, including a 5K Road Race, a Kids' Fun Color Run, Family Fun Day, live music, food, silent auction, and awesome raffles! All proceeds benefit The Angel Fund, an independent, nonprofit charity, benefiting ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) research at UMass Medical School.
MetroWest K9 5K
Run, walk, or jog with your dog! Join in the fun with your friends, coworkers, kids, family and bring along your furry friends! This race benefits the MVMA Charities, Inc, an organization who serves communities in Massachusetts by funding the needs of stray animals, veterinary care, and emergency and disaster preparedness and response.
Dover Sherborn Boosters Triathlon
The cleanest fresh water, rolling swim – start within 20 miles of downtown Boston. A well-designed, double transition-style course that winds through the scenic roads and farms of Dover and Sherborn and finishes Olympic stadium style at Dover-Sherborn High School. A community-organized, volunteer-driven event developed to benefit the Dover-Sherborn Boosters – a nonprofit focused on providing quality athletic experiences for our children while promoting health and exercise.
New England Season Opener Triathlon and Duathlon
The NE Season Opener at Hopkinton State Park is the best kickoff race to the season. Your choice: Duathlon or Triathlon! The State Park is a beautiful location with tree-lined park roads and a picturesque reservoir. The course travels through historic Southborough, Ashland and Hopkinton.
Title 9 Triathlon
The premier Northeast Region Women Only Triathlon! Max Performance brings you an amazing event, year after year, with a focus on small race size (we cap the race at 650), super fun atmosphere, and attention to detail that you will absolutely love!
Southborough Gobble Wobble
The Friends of Southborough Recreation Department is proud to bring you the Annual Gobble Wobble 5K Road Race, 2 Mile Family Walk and Kids Fun Run on Thanksgiving morning. This is an event to help promote and support community health, togetherness, and spirit through providing recreational activities, facilities, and events.
Run for SHIFSTRONG
5K, Fun Rum
Long time Southborough resident Brian Shifrin has been courageously battling ALS along his wife and two children for the past two years. Brian’s condition has rapidly progressed, and he now needs 24-hour medical care. All proceeds from this event will go directly to Brian and his family.
Let’s continue to rally around the Shifrins and show them our support!