Costumes for Cancer 5k Run and 2.5k Walk

  • 10.29.2017 @ 10:30 AM
  • Boston, Massachusetts
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About This Event
The Costumes for Cancer 5k Fun Run and 2.5k Walk benefits the John Estrella Foundation for Cancer Research, which provides research grants supporting Mass General Hospital in its fight against cancer.

Costumes optional. Having fun for a great cause? Mandatory.

5k Start time - 10:30 (sleep in!)

Adults - $28
Youth - $11

Family/Group Discount: Have a big family? Want to bring your friends?
Sign up a group of 4 or more and get $3 off each entry. (Note: This does not apply to teams but only to single submission sign-ups.)
Post-Race Trick or Treat
Through the generosity of local businesses, all race participants will enjoy a post-race "trick or treat" adventure. Grab a treasure map after you cross the finish line and follow it to highlighted businesses to enjoy your treat. Treats include:

The Haunted House Finish Line Sponsor:
Cityside Bar - a beer!

Friendly Ghost Race Supporters:
Amelia's Taqueria - a taco of your choice
Kung Fu Tea - a medium drink of any flavor and toppings of your choice
Pino's Pizza - a slice of cheese pizza
Waterworks Museum - free museum tour and assorted candy

Finish Line Treats Provided By:
Panera Bread
Fuel Coffee
Whole Foods
Race around the beautiful Chestnut Hill Reservoir! 5k is a double loop. 2.5 walk single.
1st place overall for men and women - a Nespresso Vertuo Plus coffee machine
2nd place overall for men and women - $50 Marathon Sports
3rd place overall for men and women - $25 Marathon Sports

Best Costumes!
Group - $200 gift certificate to Brio Tuscan Grille in Chestnut Hill
Adult - $50 gift certificate Tasca Tapas In Brighton
Duo - $50 gift certificate to Barcelone Wine Bar in Brookline
Child (2) - $25 gift certificate to Henry Bear's Park

Costume Superlatives (each receive 2 movie passes to Coolidge Corner Theater)
Most Creative
Most Difficult to Run In
Best Face Make-up/Hair
Parking and Transportation.
The race is on a Sunday, so you can park anywhere you can find a spot near the reservoir or in the public lots in the surrounding area.

Don't want to drive? The race is T accessible! Take the Green Line ‘C’ branch to Cleveland Circle. After exiting the MBTA walk 200 feet east on Beacon Street. Cross Chestnut Hill Avenue at the lights. Or take the 51 bus to Cleveland Circle.
Number Pick-Up.
Early number pick-ups will be available at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir (entrance near the Reilly Ice Rink) on Saturday, October 28th from 9am-12pm. Participants can also pick up their numbers on race day.
Team Registration Style
Please select a method of registration below:
   Join a Team: Pick from a list of team names on the next page and join your team.
   Create a Team: Once you create a team, participants can join your team under the "join a team" option above.
   Individual Registration: Register as an individual participant.
I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against the event, sponsors, coordinating groups and any individuals associated with the event, their representatives and assigns, and will hold them harmless for any and all injuries suffered in connection with this event. I attest that I am physically fit to compete in this event. Further, I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the foregoing to use my likeness in all media including photographs, pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. Race management reserves the right to postpone or cancel the event due to events out of management's control such as weather, natural disasters or other emergencies. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. Management may also alter the course and distances for the safety of the athletes. I understand that the entry fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. 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.