About the Event
SPC Michael R. DeMarsico, age 20, volunteered to be "up front"', taking the lead of his battalion, protecting them and searching for dangerous IEDs. He lost his life in Afghanistan on August 16, 2012. He was a true American Hero! Please honor him, his sacrifice and those still serving.
Pre-registered runners or walkers will have a $20 registartion fee. Day of event registartion will be available at the starting line area from 7:00am to 8:30am and will be $25. We also ask that participants please bring an item or items for care packages to be sent to deployed service men and women. (This is not required, but kindly suggested)
Tech fabric shirts will be available to the first 150 registered runners/walkers. Some additional shirts may be available for purchase
The Starting line is at the Veteran's Memorial at the intersection of Route 2 and Eagle Street. Runners will continue to Eagle St, crossing Main Street and continuing onto Ashland St. Walkers will turn around at the North Adams Armory and runners will continue on Ashland Street to South Church Street. Runners will turn into the BFAIR parking lot at 771 South Church Street, continue to the back of the lot where the water table is and then back out to exit, turning left onto South Churh Street. Runners and Walkers will follow Ashland Street and then turn left onto American Legion Drive. The race will finish at the American Legion. The course is a primarily open course with some police presence. Please be cautious of vehicles on the course.
Packet Pickup and Pasta Dinner
Please join us Saturday evening, November 12. 2016 at the North Adams American legion between 4pm and 7pm to pick up your race packet and carb load with fellow runners! This means you won't have to be out in the cold as early Sunday morning. Pasta dinner tickets are $7 for adults and $5 children and seniors