Newburyport, MA — Fuel Training Studio will be holding its fifth annual Newburyport River Run Half-Marathon and 5k Race on the morning of May 7th at 9:15 am. The USATF certified race course travels along scenic Water Street before heading out to the beautiful marshes of Newbury, past farmland and then back down High Street before finishing at Cashman Park on Merrimac Street. A portion of the race proceeds will go to the Pan Mass Challenge. The PMC bike-a-thin raises money for life-saving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.
Prizes will be given to top runners in various age groups, and all 13.1 runners finishers will receive a race metal. A festive environment including complimentary food from Michael’s Harborside and beer for runners, music will follow the race near the finish line in Cashman Park. Both the 13.1 and 5k race begin at 9:15 am. Top male and female 13.1 runners receive $400 first prizes.
Local sponsors of the race include, Greater Boston Running Company, Budwieser, Michael’s Harborside, amongst others. Vendor booths will be onsite for the event.
For more information including cost and registration information for the River Run Half Marathon and 5K, you can visit Fuel Training Studio’s website at (www.fueltrainingstudio.com/category/event) or call 978.270.0020.
Editor’s Note: Prices for the 5k and half marathon bump up after March 17th, so register now before you miss out on the lower rates!