Summer Race Series 2009

Tuesday, June 2
Bob Hersey Memorial 5 mile, K of C, 165 Electric Ave. Fitchburg, MA 7:00pm. Directions: rte. 2 to South Street exit toward Fitchburg, left onto Electric Ave., KofC on left. POT LUCK. Entry: see below.

Tuesday, June 9
The Greyhound Pub Mr. Bean Memorial Run, 3.4 miles, 11 Kelly Square Worcester, MA. Directions: exit 13 Kelly Sq. off of rte. 290. Enter rotary, first exit off Rotary is Water St. Parking is on street. The An Cu Liath (Greyhound Pub) is located at the top of the rotary. Entry: see below. For information contact Amy Paquette at

Tuesday, June 16
Boxford State Forest, North Andover, MA, 10K trail run, 6:30pm. Directions: rte. 495 to rte. 114 east, 6 miles then go left onto Sharpners Pond Road then 1.5 miles to Boxford State Forest. Possible team competition-NMC vs Gil’s AC. Entry: see below.

Tuesday, June 23
Lake Dennison (at main beach), Baldwinville, MA, 4 miles, 6:30pm, dirt road and trails. Directions: rte. 2, exit 20 to Baldwinville Rd., right onto rte. 202. Entry: see below.

Tuesday, June 30
Tom and Ron Boone Memorial 10K, Gardner Fish & Gun Club, Clark Street Gardner, MA, 7:00pm. Directions: rte. 2 to exit 23, bear onto Pearson Blvd. and take right onto Elm Street for .9 mile, bear left around rotary (rte. 101) onto Central Street and bear right at fork onto Park St. for .4 mile, follow Park St. for .7 mile to Clark St., take a left onto Clark St. to the Fish & Gun Club 1.25 miles on the left. Entry: see below.

Tuesday, July 7
Bev and Ed Whitney Memorial 5K, Now at Finnegan’s Pub. 25 South Street, Hudson, MA. 7:00pm. Entry: see below.

Thursday, July 16
Westford Academy Summer Series, Westford, MA, 3.58 miles, 6:30pm. Walkers 6:15pm. Directions: call (978) 692-5570 ext. 389 or (603) 883-6021. Entry: $5.00.

Tuesday, July 21
Donnelly’s Tavern Run, 43 Summer St. Lunenburg, MA, 5 miles, 7:00pm. Directions: rte.2, exit 32 to rte.13 north, Main St. for 2 miles, left onto North St. at King’s Corner for 1 mile to Donnelly’s Tavern. Entry: see below.

Saturday, August 1
Fresh Pond, Cambridge, MA, 10am, 2.5 and 5 mile races, FREE. Parking behind Cambridge Chevrolet to avoid possible parking ticket on Fresh Pond property. For information call: (617) 381-0532.

Tuesday, August 4
Lynn Woods, 5.75 miles (trails), 6:30pm. Directions: rte. 128 north to exit 44B, rte. 129 east, 3 miles just before cemetery take right around church. (781) 592-3808. Entry: see below.

Sunday, August 16 CANCELLED
Bruce Migell Memorial Run Candia, NH, Mariposa Farm, 5.7 &10 miles 1:00pm, pot luck, NMC members and their guests. Directions: rte. 93N, take exit 7 to rte. 101 east for approx. 7 miles, take exit 3 to rte. 43 to Candia & Deerfield for approx. 2 miles, take Old Deerfield Rd., which is a right past Candia General Store, continue on Old Deerfield Rd. for 1/3 mile then turn right on Critchet Rd. for approx. 1 1/2 miles, take left onto dirt road, Thresher Rd., go to end past ROAD CLOSED sign to MARIPOSA sign.

Tuesday, August 18
Merrimac, 1 Locust St. Merrimac, MA, 7 mile handicap, 6:30pm. Directions: rte. 495 to exit 53 on Broad St., turn onto rte. 110 to center of town then left onto Locust St. Entry: see below.

Tuesday, August 25
Log Cabin 10K, rtes. 2A &31, Westminster St., Fitchburg, MA, 6:30pm. Directions: rte. 2 to rte. 31 exit towards Fitchburg, right at stop sign. Entry: see below.

Saturday, September 19
So. Hamilton 5M, Asbury Grove, So. Hamilton, MA, 10am. Directions: rte. 128 toward Gloucester. Exit for rte. 1A, Hamilton, follow rte. 1A into Wenham for 3 miles. Left at white church, Arbor St., and follow for 1.25 miles to left at blinking light at gas station into Asbury Grove. After the arch take first right onto Essex Ave. Host: Roger Perham, (978) 468-7934. Entry: see below.

Saturday, October 24
4C’s Race, Shirley, 29 Chapel St., near St. Anthony’s Church parking lot. 5.7 miles, 12:10pm. POT LUCK, runners must wear orange and black. Entry: see below.

Entry fees:
$5.00 for all non-NMC members, $3.00 for NMC members who want a prize, free for NMC members who do not want a prize.

All races with the exception of the trail races include a race walk.