Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS aka Squirrel Run XXVI

  • 06.08.2024 @ 09:00 AM
  • Quincy, Massachusetts
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06 .08 .2024
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Squirrel Run XXVI
The 26th Annual Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, (the Squirrel Run XXVI), a 5K run, 2.5-mile fitness walk and family fun day which will be held on Saturday, June 8th at Pageant Field, Merrymount Parkway in Quincy.


Proceeds from the Squirrel Run will benefit The Angel Fund for ALS Research. 
Jimmy Kennedy lost his courageous battle with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in 1997 at the age of 31.

Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in the 5k run and 2.5-mile walk that begins with registration at 8 a.m. The 2.5-mile fitness walk starts at 9 a.m. followed by the 5k run at 10 a.m. Childrens’ events begin at 9 a.m. The USA Track and Field, New England Association officially sanctions the course.

The cost is $30 for registrations received before May 15, 2024 and $35 after that date. Numbers will not be mailed prior to the race. We do accept day of registration.

Children's races, games and rides will be held. The registration will be $15 each child.

Registrations can also be sent to the Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, 649 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880

In addition to the race and walk, the day will be filled with entertainment for children, plenty of refreshments, and awards for competitive runners in all divisions for men and women. There will be trophies, gift certificates, and other awards.

For additional registration information, or for further information please email:
Rich (Ratt) Kennedy at  tytaylin@aol.com.
Sub Event Cost Distance
$30.00 5km
$30.00 2.5mi
In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I hereby, for myself, heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against Squirrel Run XXVI, its Race Directors and Race Committee, USA Track And Field, all sponsors, the City of Quincy, Quincy Police Department, the Metropolitan District Commission Police, for any and all injuries suffered by me while competing in and traveling to and from Squirrel Run XXVI and events associated with the race and fitness walk on June 8, 2024. I attest that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained to complete in this event. I also willingly release my image for photograph, video and film cameras, which may chronicle the events for the news media. 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.