About Miles for SMILES
The Ninth Annual Miles for SMILES will be held on Sunday, April 23, 2017.
By participating in Miles for SMILES by running and walking you will help create, support, and sustain mentoring relationships right here in the community. SMILES greatest challenge continues to be obtaining sustainable funding necessary to properly support SMILES so that we can continue to provide quality programming throughout schools in our region.
Racers are also encouraged to create fundraising pages by logging onto www.firstgiving.com/SMILES/Mfs2017
By helping fundraise for Miles for SMILES, you will help fulfill the mission of SMILES mentors to educate, inspire and engage leaders of the future.
The Miles for SMILES race is a closed course race that will take place in the Fall River Industrial Park, just outside of 900 Riggenbach Road. Runners and walkers will be experience the scenic views of the industrial park while completing this semi challenging course.
The course route:
Take left onto Airport Road
Left onto Sykes Road (near Lightolier)
Keep going straight
Left onto Wilson Road
Left onto Riggenbach Road
Left onto Currant St.
Right onto Graham St.
Right onto Airport Road
Right onto Riggenbach Road (finish at pole with 24 sign)
Top three male and top three female finishers will receive awards.
Kids' Fun Run
Kids ages 12 and under are invited to run a 1K course. Registration for the 1K is only available the day of the race with a parent/guardian present. Each child that registers will receive a gift.
Top finishers in the following age categories will be awarded
Top finisher in 5 years and under category
Top finisher in 6-9 years old category
Top finisher in 10-12 years old category
On Friday, April 21 from 1pm- 4:00pm bib and t-shirt pickup will be available at People, Incorporated, 4 South Main Street Fall River, MA 02721. Participants are allowed to pick up other participants bibs but may not register another participant for the race.
Sunday, April 23 bib and t-shirt pickup will be at 900 Riggenbach Road from 8:00 am- 8:30 am. Same day registration will be available, however it is suggested that runners preregister.
Parking on the street and in some select lots will be available. Please check back for more information as the race date approaches.
This family-friendly event will be celebrating the accomplishments of participants with an awards ceremony, food, face painting and a photo booth.