About the Event
The 6th Annual City of Presidents 5k Run/Walk succeeds two longtime races in Quincy, The U.S. Marshall William F. Degan Memorial Road Race and the Officer Jamie Cochrane Memorial Road Race. The City of Quincy and the Quincy Public Schools present this event to promote health & wellness for our residents with proceeds benefiting programs for Quincy Public Schools.
We are also fortunate to again be working with the family of Emily Zarnoch. Emily was a beloved teacher at our Central Middle School, an avid runner, and longtime member of the Quincy Track Club. Thank you to the Zarnoch family for your support, and for sharing Emily’s life and legacy with us all.
Have an EZ run!
The 3.1 mile course spans the perimeter of Merrymount Park, Grossman Park, and Caddy Park with beachfront along the Wollaston Beach Reservation. The race begins and ends at the base of Pageant Field.
Pre-Registration and Bib pickup will be held at Adams Field on Merrymount Parkway in Quincy on Saturday, September 28th from 10am-noon and pre-race starting at 8am.
Post Race Event
All runners, walkers and their families are invited to a post race party at Adams Field featuring plenty of refreshments, DJ, bouncy houses and more!
6th Annual City of Presidents 5k
Join us at 9:30am on Sunday, September 29th at Adams Field, 1 Merrymount Parkway, for this year's City of Presidents 5k!