Running Of The Leprechauns 5K
The Running of the Leprechauns is a "wearing of the green" 5k Race/walk through the historic city of Medford. We endeavor to create a FUNdraiser complete with joy and memories for all while raising money for BOSTON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.
The Running of the Leprechauns 5K is a chip-timed event. The chip will be on the back of the runner’s race number. Everyone is encouraged to dress in costume! The Best Costume judged by the race directors will be awarded $100 Cash & Medal to each Top Male & Top Female Overall. Medals will be awarded to the top runners in each age group. Trophies/medals can be claimed at the awards ceremony.
Dogs and strollers are welcome in either event. There will be water stations a convenient locations. Long Sleeve Race shirts are guaranteed for all runners who are registered by March 1, 2015.
The route will take runners from Medford Elks down Washington Street, Right onto Park Street, right onto Riverside Avenue right onto George P. Hassett Drive, left onto Salem St, right onto Forest St, left onto Lawrence Road, left onto Governors Avenue, left onto High Street straight across Medford Square down Riverside Avenue, left onto Park Street, right onto Washington Street cross the finish line in front of Medford Elks.