33rd Whitin Five Mile Race & Two Mile Healthwalk

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  • 11.25.2021 @ 08:10 AM
  • Whitinsville, Massachusetts
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Event Information
IN PERSON RACE with a virtual option
The Whitin Five will be an in person race unless the State of Massachusetts says that road races cannot be held due to the pandemic. If that were to happen, the race will become a virtual event and you will be sent a link to submit your time. Also, your tee shirt will be mailed to your home so be sure to enter an accurate address and tee shirt size. Please enter by November 4th to be guaranteed a tee shirt. Be sure to follow any safety protocols in place at the time of the race. Wear your mask if you are not vaccinated please. We are doing our best to put on a traditional Whitin Five event, but the pandemic may dictate some changes.
Tee Shirts
Please enter by November 4th to be guaranteed a long sleeve cotton tee shirt. Because of covid and delays in getting products, it is necessary to order the shirts on November 5th so we will have them in time for the race. Race number and tee shirt pick up is Wednesday evening before the race at the Whitin Community Center from 5-7 PM. Sizes are not guaranteed so come early to pick the size you want at bib pick up. If the race becomes virtual, you will get the size you chose upon registration.
Virtual Race & Walk
You can choose to run any course, anywhere between November 14th and November 30th. You will receive a google form to fill in your race results and send back to RaceWire. Have fun and stay safe! Your tee shirt will be mailed to you after they are printed up so be sure to enter an accurate address. Enter by November 4th to be guaranteed a shirt!
Race Proceeds
This race will benefit the Whitin Community Center and Massachusetts Audubon Society.
Race Day Amenities
Long sleeved cotton tee shirts guaranteed to all who pre-register by November 4th, sizes are not guaranteed so come early to pick the size you want, Whitin Five mugs are given to the first 50 finishers and the first 10 women after the 50, race sanctioned by RRCA, hot showers and lockers in a warm building, and refreshments. Race number and tee shirt pick up is Wednesday evening before the race at the Whitin Community Center from 5-7 PM. There is free parking at the Whitin CC and on surrounding streets.

Course
The course is USATF certified, # MA07032JK. There are mile markers and a water stop half way. The course is flat, rolling and fast. There is a video of the course on the Whitin Five website.
Other Information
The race will be held rain or shine! Blizzard date is November 28 at 8:10 AM. For race updates, epecially concerning weather, go to the Whitin Five Facebook page. Walkers are not eligible for awards and must walk on the walking course. They may do multiple loops for a longer walk. For safety reasons, the police do not want walkers on the race course where there is more traffic. Registration is non-refundable. This is a traditional fun family event!
Awards
CASH AWARDS: WILL BE HANDED OUT IF THE RACE HAS THE USUAL NUMBER OF RUNNERS AND IS IN PERSON. THERE ARE NO AWARDS IF THE RACE IS FORCED TO BECOME VIRTUAL.

1st Woman $60.00

2nd Woman $50.00

3rd Woman $40.00

1st Man $60.00

2nd Man $50.00

3rd Man $40.00

1st 40-49 Woman $40.00

1st 40-49 Man $40.00

1st 50-59 Woman $40.00

1st 50-59 Man $40.00

1st 60-69 Man $40.00

1st 60-69 Woman $40.00

1st 70+ Man $40

1st 70+ Woman $40


MERCHANDISE AWARDS:

Top 3 per division after the cash awards. Must be present to claim award. Awards will not be mailed. One award per person. The plan is to make the awards available for pick up from the award's table soon after finishing so you can get home to your Thanksgiving activities instead of having a lengthy awards ceremony.

DIVISIONS:

Male and Female~

A. Under 13

B. 13 - 19

C. 20 - 29

D. 30 - 39

E. 40 - 49

F. 50 - 59

G. 60 + awards for every 5 year age group to 100!


BONUS! $75.00 for New Course Records!

Open:

1991 - Jane Welzel - 27:51
1990 - Scott Mason - 24:41

Master:

2001 - Mary Lammi - 29:43
1990 - Larry Olsen - 25:41

Sponsors
Thank you to all our sponsors. Please support them.

KOOPMAN HOME CENTER
COPPERTREE FINANCIAL PLANNING & INVESTMENTS
WHITINSVILLE MCDONALDS
PR RUNNING
GAUDETTE INSURANCE
WHITINSVILLE FAMILY DENTAL CENTER
HARBRO AUTO SALES/SERVICE
DR. TRISTA BROWN, MD
LANE & HAMER, ATTORNEYS
HINT WATER
J WHITE'S AUTOMOTIVE CENTER
OSTERMAN GAS SERVICE
THOMAS J. BAKER, ATTORNEY
DR. RUSSELL FRADKIN, OD
KARAGOSIAN PLUMBING
HANNAFORD SUPERMARKET
POLAR BEVERAGES
UNIBANK
DUNKIN DONUTS
SHAWS SUPERMARKET
WYNJA FAMILY
THINK LOCAL PRINTING
JUNIPER HILL NATURAL FOODS
BEBOLD ENERGY BARS
Sub Event Cost Distance
$30.00 5mi
$25.00 2mi
$25.00 5mi
$25.00 2mi
I agree to assume all responsibility for all damage or injury to me as a participant in the event. In consideration for being accepted as an entrant in these events, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, release and discharge the RRCA, and any and all individuals and organizations associated with the race, from all claims, damages, rights of action, present and future, whether the same bye known, anticipated or unanticipated, resulting from or arising out of, or incident to my participation in this event. I hereby certify that I will not participate in the Whitin Five Mile Road Race/Two Mile Health Walk unless I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for competition in the race. I also grant permission for the use of name, and/or picture, in any broadcast, photograph, or other account of this race. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers or strollers, roller skates or blades, animals, and radio headsets are not allowed in the race and I will abide by this guideline. Race to be completed within seventy-five minutes. The race director reserves the right to cancel the race due to severe and unsafe weather conditions. There will be no refunds. Entries are non-transferable. If the race is cancelled due to the pandemic, it will become a virtual race. You will be sent a link to submit your results. 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.