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Sunday, September 22, 2019 10:00 AM (11 AM 5k starts)
Dudley Pond, Mansion Beach
About This Event
5K Run, 2 mile Walk, Kids Fun Run by scenic Dudley Pond. Benefits preservation of beautiful public watershed. USATF sanctioned. Day of race registration is available: $25 for runners and walkers, $8 for kids' run entrants.
Starting at Mansion Beach, first mile has small, rolling hills and follows the shoreline of the pond. Starting at the one-mile mark, the course turns away from the pond and heads uphill to the halfway mark. The route loops back and eventually heads back to the finish line at Mansion Beach. A fast downhill section ends the run. Walkers follow the same route, but turn around at the 1 mile mark. There are several kids' courses based on age, ranging from 25 yards to a quarter mile.
Directions from the Mass Pike
Exit the Pike at Exit 13 (Rt. 30, Natick). After toll, bear left to Rt. 30 east. Turn left at first light onto Speen St. Take Speen to the end and turn right onto Old Connecticut Path. Travel for approx. one mile until you enter Wayland. Turn right at the next intersection onto West Plain St.. Mansion Rd. is the next left, you will see Dudley Pond - You may have to park on West Plain.
5K RACE: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd male & female runners. Each Division, 5K Race: 1st male and female runners. (Age Divisions: Under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+) -- WALKERS: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall walkers. -- KIDS FUN RUN: Ribbons for all finishers.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH
Take Rt. 126 or Rt. 27 south to Wayland Center (Rt. 20). Continue south, bear right at the next light, staying on Rt. 126. Follow for approx. 1 ½ miles. Turn left onto West Plain 7/10 mile past Lavin's Liquors. Mansion Rd is the next left, you will see Dudley Pond - You may have to park on West Plain.
First 50 Adult Registrants receive free official race T-shirt --- Complimentary refreshments & music.
THE DUDLEY POND ASSOCIATION
The D.P.A. is a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to the preservation and health of the Dudley Pond watershead.