The Will Speck Memorial Race is for runners and walkers of all abilities to honor the memory of Will Speck. Its mission is to promote fun, fitness & friendship,& raise funds for the Providence Ronald McDonald House and Cranston High School Running Programs.
14th Annual Will Speck Memorial 5K Run/Walk
Sunday, June 18, 2017, 9:30am
Will Speck Memorial Track at Cranston West HS
80 Metropolitan Ave., Cranston, RI 02920
Registration begins at 8am
Park at HS Gym
Registration at the Track by the Press Box
In case of inclement weather, Registration will be in the Gym.
Olympic-style 5K run or walk, finishing on the track at Cranston West. *USATF sanctioned, Measured by Ray Nelson
*Timing and scoring provided by Run Rhody
William Sanders 15:09 (2012)
Stephanie Reilley 17:15 (2008)
T-Shirt to first 300 to pre-register
Cash Prizes to First, second, and third overall male & female, New course record.
Prizes First, Second, Third male & female finishers in age groups 18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Middle School Mile
4th annual Middle School MILE on the Will Speck Memorial Track
$10.00 grades 6-9/ages 10-14
T-shirts first 25 participants
Pre-registration is recommended.
8:45 AM $5.00
50M; ages 5 and under, 400M; ages 6-9.
Prize Packs and T-shirts for first 50 participants
Pre-registration is recommended. Mail in ONLY.
Ribbons for all finishers!
14th annual SNEAKER DROP: Please bring any old running sneakers for our sneaker drop. We will donate them to youth across RI who cannot afford running sneakers. Pass on the tradition of running!
About Will Speck
WILL SPECK was a Providence College Graduate, 7th in the Boston Marathon in 1971, accomplished runner, advocate for the elderly, Chairman for CLCF (Cranston League for Cranston’s Future) youth track and cross country programs, coach for the Bay View track and cross country teams, and a truly compassionate, genuine, kind, & caring man.