Prouty 5K Challenge and 1 Mile Run/Walk

  • 09.13.2014 @ 09:00 AM
  • Spencer, Massachusetts
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09 .13 .2014
starts at 09 :00 AM
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Online & Mail-In Registration
Commemorative T-shirts and goodie bags will be given to the first 150 registered runners of the 5K race ONLY. (does not apply for pre-registered runners of the children's race)
About Our Race
The Prouty Challenge features two races: The 1-Mile Family Run/Walk and the Prouty 5K Challenge. All proceeds raise through this event will go directly towards benefiting the residents of Senior Living at Prouty, the newest facility of MHPI, Inc.. Senior Living at Prouty provides affordable housing and various supportive services for elderly residents throughout Spencer and surrounding areas.

With your help, MHPI hopes to establish new programs that will emphasize the importance of healthy living and taking care of yourself with age. So let's run NOW for a healthier TOMORROW!

The 1-Mile Family Run/Walk will go off at 9:00 AM and the Prouty 5K Challenge will go off at 10:00 AM.
Make sure to bring your whole family! Entertainment will be provided by Sounds By Rich!
Enter our raffle to win some cool prizes, gift baskets and other great items from local vendors!

Tickets will be sold day of the race and for PRE SALE. If you are interested in purchasing your tickets for pre sale please contact Stephanie Pham at 617-789-4500 ext. 4946 or for more information. Tickets are limited so don't miss out!
- Cash prizes will be awarded to the top overall top male and female finishers.
- The top finishers of each male and female age bracket in the Prouty 5k Challenge will receive a prize. (Age brackets are as follows: 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 & above).
- Special prizes to the top male and female finishers from Spencer.
- The top three finishers of the 1-mile Family Run/Walk will receive a prize and all participants will come away with a certificate.

* An awards ceremony will take place after each event.
Number Pick-Up/Timing Chips
You may pick up your race number and timing chip up the morning of the race, September 13, starting at 7:30 AM until the start of the race. Tables will be located right outside of the Prouty building (195 Main Street, Spencer MA).
The 1-Mile Run/Walk is a one mile loop that circles around Highland and Grove Street, both starting and finishing at the Prouty building.

Also starting and finishing at the Prouty Building, the 5K road race brings you through the scenic back roads of Spencer, MA. Mile markers and water stations are located throughout the course.
From Worcester: (estimated driving time: 25 min.)
Start out going WEST on MAIN ST toward FRANKLIN ST. Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto S MAIN ST/RT-9. Continue for about 5.3 miles. The Prouty Building, 195 Main Street, will be on your right.

From Boston: (estimated driving time: 1 hr 17 min.)
Start out on I-90 W/MASS PIKE. Continue driving to EXIT 10 (I-395) toward RT-12/I-290/AUBURN/WORCESTER. Take the RT-12 S exit toward US-20 W/CHARLTON/STURBRIDGE. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto RT-12 S/SOUTHBRIDGE ST. Continue to follow RT-12 S. RT-12 S becomes SOUTHBRIDGE RD/US-20. Turn RIGHT onto LEICESTER ST/RT-56. Continue to follow RT-56. Turn RIGHT onto RT-56/PLEASANT ST. Turn LEFT onto RT-9/S MAIN ST. The Prouty Building, 195 MAIN ST., will be on your right.
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Sub Event Cost Distance
$10.00 1mi
$15.00 5km
In acceptance of this waiver I acknowledge and fully understand that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death and I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained. By my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health. Also, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages that I may have against MHPI, Inc. and sponsors and any individuals associated with the event, including their representatives and successors, and will hold them harmless for any and all injuries suffered in connection with this event. I assume all risks associated with running in this event, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. In addition, I grant full permission to all of the foregoing to use my likeness in all media, including photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. (If you are under 18, you must have a parent or legal guardian sign) SecureFeeā„¢ Registration Cancellation Insurance is offered in most states. If purchased, your registration may be covered for one of the covered reasons stated in the policy.