About This Event
The Wellesley Hills Junior Women's Club (WHJWC) is pleased to present the 9th annual Wonder Run 5K & Kid's Fun Run on Sunday, May 22nd, 2022! The Wonder Run is a celebrated part of Wellesley's Wonderful Weekend. We anticipate hundreds of participants and great community support again this year. We hope you will join us! Proceeds generated from the Wonder Run directly support community groups, scholarships for deserving local students, and grants to organizations and programs that provide education, enrichment, and essential services to our local population.
The Wonder Run would not be possible without support from our generous Corporate Sponsors: Teri Adler of MGS Group Real Estate, Needham Bank and Roche Bros.
Registration Deadline & Fees
Early Online Registration: $35 Wonder Run, $15 Kids Fun Run
Early Online Registration closes Wednesday, May 18 at 11pm
Kids Fun Run registration is capped at 200 participants
In person registration 5/19-5/22: $40 Wonder Run, $20 Kids Fun Run
Bib Number Pick-Up
Bibs can be picked up at the Linden Square Courtyard are next to Sweetgreen on Thursday, May 19th from 11am to 2pm and Saturday, May 21st from 10am to 2pm. Bibs can also be picked up when Race Day registration opens on Sunday, May 22 at 7:15 a.m at the Wellesley High School Track.
Parking will be available at Wellesley High School (50 Rice Street) and at metered parking spaces along Route 16.
Wonder Run Course
The Wonder Run is a 5K road race through scenic Wellesley. Wellesley High School track is the location for the 8:00 a.m. start and the course will circle back to the track for the finish line. ALL runners and walkers welcome!
Kids Fun Run Course
There will be a Kids Fun Run around the Wellesley High School track starting at 9:00a.m., following the Wonder Run 5K. Kids ages 6 and under will run 1 lap around the track, and then kids ages 7-10 will run 2 laps around the track. If your child loves to run and wants to run the 5k, they are welcome to sign up for the 5k instead of the Fun Run. The Kids Fun Run is proudly presented by SDSS Martial Arts of Wellesley. Sensei Nicco DeMasco will be on hand with kid-friendly activities before the event. The Wonder Run is fun for the whole family!