Race Information

Start/Finish

Both the 5k road race and the 3k walk will start and finish at the Lowell Elks on Old Ferry Road in Lowell, Massachusetts. Use (40 Old Ferry Road, Lowell, MA 01854) for your GPS.

Race Day Schedule

  • 9:30 a.m. Registration Opens
  • 11:00 a.m. 3k Walk
  • 12:00 noon 5k Run

The 3k Walk will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the 5k Run will begin at noon. Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Elks.

Packet Pickup and Race Location

Where

Lowell Elks
40 Old Ferry Road
Lowell, MA 01854
Located between Pawtucket Blvd and Varnum Avenue in Lowell

When

Race Day only Sunday, November 15th at the Lowell Elks -  9:30- 11:45 a.m.

Directions and Parking

GPS (40 Old Ferry Road, Lowell, MA 01854)

DIRECTIONS FROM NASHUA, TYNGSBORO, and POINTS NORTH ON ROUTE 3

Travel south on route 3 to the Drum Hill exit # 32. Circle rotary and exit on Drum Hill Road. Continue straight through 2 sets of lights. Pass Drum Hill Ford (on right)  and at bottom of hill stay left at next set of lights. Continue straight thru a couple of more lights and then cross over the Rourke Bridge. After crossing the bridge turn left on to Pawtucket Blvd. Take first right on Old Ferry Road. The Lowell Elks will be a quarter mile down on right. Parking will be available at the Elks.

DIRECTIONS FROM BURLINGTON AND POINTS SOUTH ON ROUTE 3

Travel North on Route 3 to Drum Hill Exit # 32. Take right at rotary on Drum Hill Road. Continue straight through 2 sets of lights. Pass Drum Hill Ford (on right)  and at bottom of hill stay left at next set of lights. Continue straight thru a couple of more lights and then cross over the Rourke Bridge. After crossing the bridge turn left on to Pawtucket Blvd. Take first right on Old Ferry Road. The Lowell Elks will be a quarter mile down on right. Parking will be available at the Elks.

Parking

Ample parking will be available in the Lowell Elks parking lot.

Runner Amenities

  • Free shirts to first 300 entrants (runners or walkers)
  • Indoor Registration and restrooms
  • Post Race Awards with DJ
  • Post-race celebration featuring cheeseburgers, homemade chicken noodle soup, chips and 2 free draught beers (21+ only)
  • Raffle and Vendors Post Race
  • Water Stop on Course

Awards

Special prizes for overall winner male/female and medals given to top 3 in each age category. (5k only)

5K Age Awards
 Under 12 (top 3)
 13 - 19 (top 3)
 20 - 29 (top 3)
 30 - 39 (top 3)
 40 - 49 (top 3)
 50 - 59 (top 3)
 60 - 69 (top 3)
 70 - 79 (top 3)

Volunteers

Volunteers are critical to the success of any charity event. If you’re interested in volunteering
 please contact Diane LeBlanc (Race Director)  at 978-407-6893 or via email at:  PurpleGrape63@verizon.net