May 13, 2023
30 Providence Road
Grafton, MA 01519
(Common) Grafton Gazebo Road Race hosted by Grafton Recreation
Saturday, May 13, 2023
Grafton Gazebo 5K Road Race presented by Homefield Credit Union
Prizes for top 3 overall male/female:
1st Place - $150 Gift Card to Sneakerama
2nd Place - (2) $50 Grafton Restaurant Gift Cards
3rd Place - $50 VISA Gift Card
The 32nd Annual Grafton Gazebo 5K Road Race starts at the Grafton Cable Studio (26 Providence Rd.) and ends at the Municipal Center (30 Providence Rd), while following scenic roads with an uphill ascent through Grafton Common. This course is chip timed by Bay State Timing and is a USATF Certified Race Course.
Register by April 1, 2023 to be guaranteed a free event t-shirt!
THERE IS NO DAY-OF REGISTRATION
18 and older: $25.00 (until April 25), $35.00 (until May 9)
17 and under: $10.00 (until April 25), $25.00 (until May 9)
BIB AND T-SHIRT PICKUP
The following are a list of days, times and locations for Bib and T-Shirt Pickup:
Thursday, May 11 from 8:30am - 4:30pm: Recreation Office
Friday, May 12 from 8:30am - 3:30pm: Recreation Office
Friday, May 12 from 4:30pm -6:30pm: Outdoor Alcove of Grafton Cable Studio
Saturday, May 13 from 8:45am -9:45am: Outdoor Alcove of Grafton Cable Studio
Parking is located at Grafton High School at 24 Providence Rd. located adjacent to the Grafton Cable Studio at 26 Providence Rd. where check-in is located. Bathrooms are available in the lobby of the Senior Center. Parking will not be available at the Senior Center in the back of the Municipal Center. There are a few spots in the front of the Senior Center on the police station to access bathrooms ONLY.
The start is at 26 Providence Road in front of the Grafton Cable Studio. Please see the image below. We will be lining up in the parking lot of the cable studio/police station and step out onto the road at 9:55 for a 10am sharp race start. The finish is at the top of the driveway entrance to the Municipal Center.
DURING THE RACE
Please make sure to be staying as far to the right in the road as possible and single file. Roads will not be closed to vehicular traffic. A reminder that strollers are not allowed nor is fully walking the route.
Top 3 Male/Female in the following age groups:
8 and under, 9-11,12-14,15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
All participants will be entered into a bib draw for giveaways at the conclusion of the race and prior to awards. Giveaways include Eddie Bauer gear, Marathon Sports gift cards and more.
Yogurt, bananas, chocolate milk, water and snacks are available at the race finish.
Proceeds benefit the Grafton Recreation Children's Scholarship Fund