5K Run for Recovery & Walk for Wellness

  • 08.27.2017 @ 09:00 AM
  • Wilmington, Massachusetts
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About This Event
“Run for Recovery, Walk for Wellness” is a 5K Family Friendly event taking place in Wilmington, MA in memory of those we have lost to addiction. Our goal is to bring wellness to people of the Wilmington and surrounding towns by connecting member businesses with local residents and improving overall wellness and quality of life.

This 5K event is hosted by Brady’s Foundation, a Wilmington, MA nonprofit organization. The event will feature:

• Winner Trophies
• Professional race announcement of each participant at the Finish Line
• Giveaways & Raffles
• Live DJ
• Addiction awareness & resources
• Kid friendly activities
• Kid’s races

And much more…

Proceeds from the race allow Brady’s Foundation to continue to carry out its mission: “To help families who are affected by addiction and to bring wellness to those who are struggling.”
5K Timeline
Registration begins at 9:00 AM

Kid’s Races are from 9:30 – 10:15 AM

5K Run & Walk Start Time - 10:30 AM

Sign-in and race day registration will take place the Wilmington Town Common located at 143 Middlesex Avenue, Wilmington.

Additional option: for Online registered attendees you are invited to pick up your Numbers/Bibs, pre-ordered merchandise on the day before the race at Wilmington Town Common between 4:00-5:00pm
The Course
The course leads you through the streets of Wilmington on a familiar route that has been part of many 5K events over the years. There are slow building inclines and declines throughout the 5K course. The starting line is next to the Wilmington Town common on Route 62/Church Street. You will head north on Route 62, then right onto Wildwood Street, Left onto Woburn Street, Left onto Federal Street, Left onto Middlesex Ave. The finish line is next to the Town Common where the race began. There will be cones and direction for all runners and walkers throughout the course, as well as water stations for a refreshment!
Online Registration & Fees
*First 100 Registered runners/walkers receive a FREE event T-Shirt!!
Online registration closes on Thursday August 24th

Runners/Walkers (ages 13 and older):
Pre-registration online - $25.00 by August 24th
Race day - $30.00

Runners/Walkers (under 12)
Pre-registration online - $15.00 by August 24th
Race day - $20.00

Registrations will be accepted in person on race day, but we encourage you to register in advance.

All proceeds go to Brady's Foundation Inc. to carry out it's mission in Wilmington, MA and surrounding communities.
Event T-Shirts & Water Bottles
The first 100 registered runners or walkers will receive a *FREE* Brady's Foundation event T-Shirt!


Event T-shirts are available for pre-order during the registration process. You can pick them up at registration on the day of the event OR the day before at the Wilmington Town Common from 4:00-5:00pm.

Price - $25 adult shirts
$20 Kid’s shirts

Event T-Shirts will be available for purchase day of event, as well.

Professionally designed by The Sharp Designer on excellent quality material.
Numbers/Bib Pick Up
Numbers will be available for pickup on the day of the Race at Registration or the Saturday beforehand (August 26th) from 4:00-5:00pm at the Wilmington Town Common. Every participant will have a timing strip attached to their number. Your time will be recorded with the aid of the Yankee Timing strip. You must wear the number to be timed and scored.
Post Race Celebration
Join us on the Town Common from 11:00 to 2:00 PM for family friendly activities including:

Live DJ Entertainment

Activity Booths for kids and adults


Free Giveaways from our Sponsors

Resource Tables for Addiction Awareness

Resource Tables for Self-Care & Wellness

In Memory Signage of those we lost to Addiction

Brady’s Foundation Merchandise where all proceeds go to the cause

…And much more!
Parking: Parking Lots are available within steps or a short walk from the Wilmington Town Common and starting line.

You can utilize the Wilmington High School parking lot (159 Church Street)
Fourth of July building/student parking lot (141 Middlesex Avenue)
Saint Thomas Church (126 Middlesex Avenue)
Volunteer Opportunities
Thank you for your interest in becoming a valued Volunteer for this event!

Here is the link to Sign Up: http://signup.com/go/FELhAHa

We're using SignUp.com to organize our upcoming SignUps.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/FELhAHa
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.
Refund Policy
There are no refunds once the registration and merchandise payment is processed. Thank you for your understanding.

We look forward to connecting with you on August 27th!
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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.
Release of Liability: I know that running is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter or run this event unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I assume all of the risks associated with running in this race including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, including high heat and or humidity, the conditions of the road and traffic on the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me, having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your acceptance of my application, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waiver and release the town of Wilmington and all sponsors, their representative and successors for all claims or liability’s of any kind arising out of my participation in this event even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. 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.