BIGGSteps Toward Cancer Prevention-Needham 5K

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  • 11.18.2018 @ 09:00 AM
  • Needham, Massachusetts
Event Closed
Hi - we have had to close registration online. You can register at the Charles River YMCA on Great Plain Ave between 11 am and 2 pm on Saturday, November 17, or in person, beginning at 7:30 am on Sunday inside the Broadmeadow Elementary School Cafeteria. Thanks!
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BIGGSteps Toward Cancer Prevention-Needham Schedule
The Sean D. Biggs Memorial Foundation is proud to bring you the 6th Annual BIGGSteps Toward Cancer Prevention event in Needham!

The first 200 people to pre-register will receive free long sleeve technical tee-shirts and running gloves! (Still available as of 10/27/18!)

Check-In/Number Pick-up: 7:30 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.

One Mile Run/Walk - 9:00 a.m. (note the earlier time which is new for 2018!)

BIGGSteps-Needham 5K: 10:00 a.m. (This is a USATF Sanctioned Event on a Certified Course - MA16021JK)

Kids' Races: approximately 10:45 a.m. (Distances range from 100m to 400m depending on age and the races are located on the ball field adjacent to the parking lot)

Awards Ceremony: approximately 11:05 a.m. (inside the cafeteria)

Further information about the race including parking, all course maps, prior results, etc... please visit the BIGGSteps website.
BIGGStrong Challenge
This year, separate awards will be given to the runners who compete in both the mile and 5K races with the fastest cumulative times.
Packet Pickup
We will be holding a BIB PICKUP event on Saturday, November 17 at the Charles River YMCA (on the second floor), 863 Great Plain Avenue, Needham, between 11 am and 2 pm. This is the same location as last year and for those who have pre-registered, we recommend picking your packet up early!
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Sub Event Cost Distance
$30.00 3.1mi
$20.00 1mi
$40.00 4.1mi
$5.00
$30.00
I know that participating in a run is a potentially hazardous activity. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of an event official relative to my ability to safely complete the event. I assume all risk associated with participating in this event including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, and effects of weather, traffic, and facility or road conditions. Having read this waiver, knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my registration, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release and covenant not to sue Sean D. Biggs Memorial Foundation , RaceWire, sponsors, Town of Needham, Event Officials, Volunteers, or USA Track & Field, including but not limited to their representatives, successors, or assignees from any and all claims or liabilities of any kinds arising out of or in connection with my participation in event, including without limitation, claim or liability resulting from those matters described in this paragraph. This release and waiver extends to all claims of any kind or nature whether foreseen, known or unknown. The undersigned further grants full permission to Sean D. Biggs Memorial Foundation, and/or agents authorized by them to use any photographs, video tapes, motion picture, recording or any other record of this event for any purpose, and to communicate with you from time to time concerning updates on the BIGGSteps 5K and other races in the Needham Bank Grand Prix series. Communications may be made by Event Officials or by representatives of other races in the Needham Bank Grand Prix Series. All distances other than the 5K are approximate.