We are hoping to host this event in-person and in traditional fashion. However, with these ever changing times we may have to make changes as the event approaches. If it is unsafe to gather, we will pursue a virtual event where runners will compete virtually. If there are ways to safely gather, we will proceed in the safest way possible. The goal of this event is to get our community out and moving after a long winter. We hope you'll join us in whatever capacity we can offer to celebrate spring and another year in our wonderful community!
About This Event
This is the 5th Sterling Recreation Road Race. The event features two races; a 5K and a 10K. The event is sanctioned with the USATF. The goal of this event is to get everyone out and moving. So join your fellow runners to ring in spring with this fun and challenging race!
Race fees increase $5 for day-of registration.
Day-of fees must be paid in CASH or CHECK -- made payable to Town of Sterling
Updated Registration Information
Online registration for the race will close at 5pm on the day prior to the race for administrative prep. If you are interested in running or walking with us, we will accept registrants day-of between 8:00-8:45am. Bib pick-up will also be during this time. Registration forms will be available; cash or check.
Runner parking at 1 Griffin Road, Sterling MA and 40 Boutelle Rd
Both 5K & 10K routes start and finish at the Griffin Road Athletic Complex. They both travel along rural roads. The 5K is out and back. The 10K continues on in a loop. Route will be marked and police will be present to divert traffic.
5K Route Map: https://www.sterling-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif1266/f/file/file/5k_map_0.png
10K Route Map: https://www.sterling-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif1266/f/file/file/10k_map.png
5K Walkers: walkers are invited to join us! Walkers will NOT receive timing chips
First 50 registered runners will receive t-shirts.
Day-Of Registration Information
We will accept day-of registrants prior to 9:00am. 5K & 10K are an additional $5 for day-of. We are ONLY able to accept CASH & CHECK.
For and in consideration of USA Track & Field, Inc. (“USA Track & Field”) allowing me, the undersigned, to participate in the USA Track & Field sanctioned
event described above (the “Event” or “Events”); I, for myself, and on behalf of my spouse, children, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and
personal representatives, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, hereby agree to andmake the following contractual representations pursuant to
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1. I hereby represent that (i) I am at least eighteen (18) years of age or older; (ii) I am in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in the
Event; and (iii) I am not under the influence of alcohol or any illicit or prescription drugs which would in any way impairmy ability to safely participate in the
Event. I agree that it is my sole responsibility to determine whether I am sufficiently fit and healthy enough to participate in the Event, that I am
responsible for my own safety and well being at all times and under all circumstances while at the Event site.
2. I understand and acknowledge that participation in track & field, road running, race walking, cross country, mountain, ultra, and trail running Events is
inherently dangerous and represents an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits. I understand and acknowledge the risks and dangers
associated with participation in the Event and sport of track & field and related activities, including without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury,
sickness and disease, permanent disability, paralysis and loss of life; loss of or damage to equipment/property; exposure to extreme conditions and
circumstances; contact with other participants, spectators, animals or other natural or manmade objects; dangers arising from adverse weather
conditions; imperfect course or track conditions; land, water and surface hazards; equipment failure; inadequate safetymeasures; participants of varying
skill levels; situations beyond the immediate control of the Event Organizers; and other undefined, not readily foreseeable and presently unknown risks
and dangers (“Risks”). I understand that these Risks may be caused in whole or in part bymy own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions ofothers
participating in the Event, or the negligent acts or omissions of the Released Parties defined below, and I hereby expressly assume all such Risks and
responsibility for any damages, liabilities, losses or expenses which I incur as a result of my participation in any Event.
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by USA Track & Field and any safety regulations established for the benefit of all participants. I accept sole responsibility formy own conduct and actions
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Inc., itsmembers,member clubs, associations, sport disciplines and divisions;United States Olympic Committee (USOC); the Event Directors,Organizers
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expense (including court costs and reasonable attorneys fees) of any kind or nature (“Liability”) which may arise out of, result from, or relate in any way
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