JP Pond 5k & 1 Miler
September 24 | 8:00 AM
3.1 Mile Pass
1 Mile Pass
Saturday, September 23rd (11 AM – 4 PM)
@ Marathon Sports Brookline (1638 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02445)
Or arrive early before the race to pickup your BIBs. We recommend coming before race day to reduce rushing.
Please consider selecting a $5.00 Donation in your registration. It will benefit the Boston Road Runners Program.
7:15 AM – Number Pick-Up Opens
8:00 AM – 1 Miler Starts
9:00 AM – 5k Starts
10:00 AM – Award Ceremony
10:15 AM – Course Closes
On the Jamaica Pond Running Path
USATF Certified & Sanctioned Course
DIRECTIONS & PARKING
Parking has been known to be an issue, so plan accordingly and you’ll be on time to take part in one of the best races of this winter!
Please read all street signs and obey parking regulations. Take the MBTA if possible to reduce traffic, parking congestion, and ecological impact.
Do not check any valuables. Although we will do our best to ensure that your gear is waiting for you at the end of the race, we are not responsible for lost items and/or gear check bags.
There are restrooms available on site. Please respect the surroundings to ensure we are able to continue using the park as our home base.
Teams of 4
(2 Females & 2 Males)
First Place: Party with Beer & Food
Are you interested in volunteering for this race? Sign up for a position on the Volunteer page:
Sign Up to Volunteer.
1 Miler: $100 Cash prize for top male and female.
Marathon Sports Gift Certificates will be given to the top female and male finisher as determined by gun times for both races.
Prizes given to age groups for top female & male:
|19 years old and younger||50-59 years old|
|20-29 years old||60-69 years old|
|30-39 years old||70 years old and older|
|40-49 years old|
RACE FEE BREAKDOWN
The following is a close approximation of how the race fee is allocated in BRR’s service plan.
|20%||Community Initiative||Covers BRR’s community programs, including two weekly run clubs, fitness challenges, summer activities, and marathon training programs|
|20%||Youth Initiative||Funds the Youth Initiative’s projects, including the Youth Access program to provide discounted registration for under-18 & Scholarship Fund|
|10%||Non-profit Operations||Contributes to overhead costs, expenses associated with management and operations|
|5%||Permit Fees||Contributes to fee for permits, insurance, and USA Track & Field fees|
|15%||Security & Staff||Contributes to compensation for park rangers, police, and personnel|
|20%||Road Race Expenses||Photographers, race equipment, race supplies, water, food, portable restrooms, etc.|
|10%||Timing Expenses||Contributes to cost for timing services|