Walpole Labor Day Road Race

Walpole, MA, USA
04 Sep, 2023 (Mon)

Running

1 mi, 5 km, 10 km

About the event

For 50 years, the Walpole Road Race has given local athletes the opportunity to challenge themselves and participate in a wonderful community tradition. The race is the largest fundraiser to support Walpole High School Cross Country / Track & Field programs. By participating in this event you are supporting 200+ Walpole High School Cross Country/Track & Field athletes across 6 seasons as they prepare for upcoming competition. We thank you for your generosity and continued support of the programs!

The Walpole Road Race starts and finishes at Walpole High School and includes 5K run/walk, 10k run, 1 mile kids run, and virtual 5k/10k events that give everyone a chance to participate. If you need to switch events, just let us know at [email protected].

We are excited to partner with Burgundian again this year to bring hot waffles and fun to the event!

Entry Fees (sign up at Walpole Day on May 13 for an additional $5 discount)

Pre-Registration Race Fee: $35 Day of Event Race Fee: $40Ages 13 and younger/65 and older: $20Youth Mile Fun-Run fee: $20

Event Swag

Participants who register before August 15 receive the coveted official Walpole Road Race T-shirtAll participants will receive finisher's medalRace T-shirts are also available for sale in our online store for $20

Awards (in-person events only)

10K male winner: name engraved on Herb Lewis Memorial Trophy - displayed at The Run House10K female winner: name engraved on John Murphy Trophy - displayed at John D. Murphy & Co.Top three 5K/10K finishers: recognized with specially engraved placement medalsTeam 5K/10K Races: Team name engraved on Team Plaque - displayed at Walpole High SchoolAge group awards are not being issued this year 

Race Routes

10K USATF Certified Course5K USATF Certified CourseYouth Mile Route Map 

      Strollers are welcome in the 5K race, lined up at the back of the starting pack to avoid collisions.

Races offered by this event

The Run House Mile - Youth Fun Run

04 Sep, 2023 (Mon) - 09:00
Running
1 mi
Kids
Solo
On site
Road

Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Virtual race
Anywhere
04 Sep, 2023 (Mon) - 09:00
Running
5 km

Virtual 10k Run/Walk

Virtual race
Anywhere
04 Sep, 2023 (Mon) - 09:00
Running
10 km

The "Walpole Ed" 5K Run/Walk Road Race

04 Sep, 2023 (Mon) - 09:30
Running
5 km
Solo
On site
Road

The Herb Lewis Memorial and John D. Murphy & Co. 10K Road Race

04 Sep, 2023 (Mon) - 09:45
Running
10 km
Solo
On site
Road