About This Event
The Costumes for Cancer 5k Fun Run and 2.5k Walk benefits the John Estrella Foundation for Cancer Research, which provides research grants supporting Mass General Hospital in its fight against cancer.
Costumes optional. Having fun for a great cause? Mandatory.
Family/Group Discount: Have a big family? Want to bring your friends?
Sign up a group of 4 or more ALL AT ONCE and get $3 off each entry.
Post-Race Trick or Treat
Through the generosity of local businesses, all race participants will enjoy a post-race "trick or treat" adventure. Grab a treasure map after you cross the finish line and follow it to highlighted businesses to enjoy your treat. Current stops include:
Cityside Bar - choice of free bloody mary OR Coors light draft
Circle Tavern - choice of beer OR slice of pizza OR fries
Pino's Pizza - slice of cheese pizza (first 100)
AC Marriott - freshly baked croissant and coffee
Kung Fu Tea - free medium drink with toppings (first 100)
Starbucks - passion fruit iced tea
Waterworks Museum - free tour and candy
The rest of the 2019 treat stops are to be determined. Please stay tuned!
Race around the beautiful Chestnut Hill Reservoir! 5k is a double loop. 2.5 walk single.
Prizes to be awarded for top race finishers (1st, 2nd, 3rd M/F) as well as the following special costume categories:
Best Costume Adult
Best Costume Child
Best Costume Duo
Best Costume Group
Best Costume Dog
Most Difficult to Run In
Parking and Transportation.
The race is on a Sunday, so you can park anywhere you can find a spot near the reservoir or in the public lots in the surrounding area.
Don't want to drive? The race is T accessible! Take the Green Line ‘C’ branch to Cleveland Circle. After exiting the MBTA walk 200 feet east on Beacon Street. Cross Chestnut Hill Avenue at the lights. Or take the 51 bus to Cleveland Circle.
We will be hosting a bib pick-up on Saturday, October 26th at the Marathon Sports in Brookline from 10am-1pm. You receive 20% off in the store while there!
Participants can also pick up their numbers on race day.