2018 Running With The Wolves 10K and White Fang 5K

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  • 07.18.2018 @ 06:30 PM
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts
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The Wolf Pack is full! Both the Running with the Wolves 10k and the White Fang 5k have sold out. We hope that you will come down to the Assabet River Rail Trail to cheer on the runners, or stop by the Prospector East Saloon after the race for a burger with the Pack. We hope that you can join us next year!
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Two Races and a Howlin' Good Time
Join us for the 10th Annual Running With the Wolves 10K and, new this year, the White Fang 5k! Both races start at Kelleher Field in Marlborough and follow a beautiful, car-free out-and-back course on the scenic Assabet River Rail Trail. Both races feature an exciting stadium finish inside Kelleher Field where your friends and family can cheer you on from the grandstand.

All participants will receive a tech race shirt, finishers wine glass and a ticket to our Howl at the Moon After Party at the Prospector Saloon!
5k & 10k Details
Register early! The races can sell out due to the capacity limits of the Assabet River Rail Trail.

Race Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 6:30 PM, rain or shine

Start & Finish Location: Kelleher Field, 72 Jefferson St, Marlborough, MA

Race Courses: Participants of both the 5k and 10k races will enjoy the beautiful, car-free Assabet River Rail Trail. The 10k race is on a USA Track & Field Certified course. The NEW White Fang 5k follows the same car-free course as the 10k, with an earlier turnaround. The 5k is not yet USATF certified.

Entry Fees for Both Races: $30 until July 15th. $35 thereafter. Students 18 and under are discounted $10.

Awards: Top overall male & female finishers, and top male & female finishers of each age group - (18 and under, (19-29), (30-39), (40-49), (50-59), (60+)

Team/Corporate Challenge: Trophy to the company or team with the most runners participating in the races

Amenities: Water stations, restrooms, post race refreshments, post race party, tech race t-shirts, and finisher wine glasses

Cancellation Policy: If we are forced to cancel or reschedule the races due to weather or other unforeseen event, all registration fees from runners who cannot participate will be donated to local charities. There will be no refunds.

Highland City Striders is a registered public charity organization pursuant to 501 (c)3.
Registration Packet Pickup
Don't be stressed on race day. Pick up your registration packets early on Tuesday, July 17th from 4PM until 7 PM at the Medusa Brewing Company, 111 Main Street in Hudson. (http://www.medusabrewing.com/)

Bibs, race shirts, SWAG bags and race volunteers will be available at Medusa to answer all of your questions. Stop by, pick up your gear and enjoy the pub room.

Registration materials will also be available at the race on race day starting at 5 PM.
Custom Bibs
If you would like your name or nickname on your bib, you must register by June 18th. All registrations after June 18th will be number only.
Time Limit
There will be a 90 minute time limit on both races. Walkers will be turned around at 45 minutes even if they haven't reached the turnaround point. Walkers are encouraged to participate in the White Fang 5k instead of the 10k in order to best meet the time restriction.
Participant Cap
Due to capacity limitations of the Assabet River Rail Trail, the combined capacity for the 5k and 10k is 500 participants. Register early to ensure your place!
Sponsorship Opportunities
Do you want to talk to hundreds of runners and walkers in Central MA? Here's your chance! Sponsorship opportunities range from $100 to $500 with different levels of runner interaction and SWAG. Contact the Race Director today more more information. SPONSORSHIP DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2018

Thank you to St. Mary's Credit Union, A.L. Purinton, Avidia Bank, Bouvier Pharmacy, Main Street Bank, Marlborough Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, PC, PR Running and the Vin Bin!
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Sub Event Cost Distance
$35.00 10km
$25.00 10km
$35.00 5km
$25.00 5km
Please enter me in the Running With The Wolves 5K/10K road race. I agree to assume all responsibility for all risk of damage or injury to me and/or my child under 18 as a participant in this event. In consideration of being accepted as an entrant, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, release and discharge the RRCA, the Highland City Striders, the City of Marlborough, the Town of Hudson, and any and all other individuals, entities, and organizations associated with the race from all claims, damages, rights of action, present or future, whether the same be known, anticipated, or unanticipated, resulting from or arising out of, or in incident to, my participation in this event. I hereby certify that I will not participate in the Running With The Wolves 5K/10K Road Race unless I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for competition in the race. I also grant permission for the use of my name and or picture in any broadcast, photograph, or other account of this race. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers, or strollers, roller skates, or blades, animals, and radio headsets are not allowed in the race and I abide by this guideline.