Up Front for DeMar

  • 11.11.2023 @ 09:30 AM
  • North Adams, Massachusetts
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About the Event
SPC Michael R. DeMarsico, age 20, volunteered to be �up front�, taking the lead of his battalion, protecting them and searching for dangerous IEDs. He lost his life in Afghanistan on August 16, 2012. He was a true American Hero! Please honor him, his sacrifice and those still serving.
Registration Fee
Pre-registered runners or walkers will have a $20 registartion fee. Day of event registartion will be available at the starting line area from 6:30am to 8:00am and will be $25. We also ask that participants please bring an item or items for care packages to be sent to deployed service men and women. (This is not required, but kindly suggested)
Packet Pickup
Packet pickup will be available at the North Adams American Legion Friday 11/10/23 4:00pm to 7:00pm and we encourage all who can to pick up then.
Packet pickup will also be available at the starting line Saturday morning 11/11/23 6:30am to 8:00am
Tshirts will be available to the first 100 registered runners/walkers. Some additional shirts may be available for purchase
The Starting line is at the Veteran's Memorial at the intersection of Route 2 and Eagle Street. Runners will continue to Eagle St, crossing Main Street and continuing onto Ashland St. Walkers will turn around at the North Adams Armory and runners will continue on Ashland Street to South Church Street. Runners will turn into the BFAIR parking lot at 771 South Church Street, continue to the back of the lot where the water table is and then back out to exit, turning left onto South Churh Street. Runners and Walkers will follow Ashland Street and then turn left onto American Legion Drive. The race will finish at the American Legion. The course is a primarily open course with some police presence. Please be cautious of vehicles on the course.
Post race
Post race please stay for the Veteran's Day Parade which begins at the American Legion at 11:00am and follows a short route up Main Street and turning left onto Eagle St. The parade ends at the Veteran's Memorial where a short ceremony will be held by the City Of North Adams and the American Legion.
Sub Event Cost Distance
$20.00 5km
$20.00 1mi
Please enter me in the �Up Front for DeMar� race to benefit the SPC Michael R. DeMarsico Scholarship Fund. I agree to assume all responsibility for and all risk of damage or injury that may occur to me as a participant of this event. In consideration of being accepted as an entrant in this event, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, release and discharge any and all sponsors of �Up Front for DeMar� from all claims, damages, rights of action, present or future whether the arising of, or incident to my participation in this event. I hereby certify that I am physically fit and have trained for competition in this event. I also grant permission for the use of my name and / or picture in any broadcast, photograph or other account of this event.. SecureFee™ 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.