Mystic River Run

July 23 | 7:45 AM

Mystic River Reservation

 

A fun summer race, 3.1 Mile or 5 Mile road race around the Mystic River Reservation on July 23. The USATF-sanctioned course is around a beautiful river surrounded by trees and parks.

 

3.1 mile Pass

5 mile Pass

Registration will close at 2 PM on Friday, July 21.

 

BIB Pickup

Saturday, July 22nd (11 AM – 4 PM)
@ Marathon Sports Cambridge (1654 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138)

 

DONATION

Please consider selecting a $5.00 Donation in your registration. It will benefit our Youth Program. As a Thank You, we’ll give you a pair of Feature Socks.

 

RACE SCHEDULE

7:00 AM – Number Pick-Up Opens
7:45 AM – 5 Miler Starts
9:00 AM – 3.1 Mile Starts
10:00 AM – Award Ceremony
10:15 AM – Course Closes

 

COURSE

3.1 Mile Course 5 Mile Course

 

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Please use Google Maps and either of these two locations for directions:

“Torbert MacDonald State Park” or “Station A-4, SP Medford”

There is plenty of parking, but please arrive early to allow time for parking, getting ready for the race etc.
 

BAGGAGE

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.
 

RESTROOMS

There are restrooms available in the ice rink. Please respect the surroundings to ensure we are able to continue using the park as our home base.
 

Team Competition

Running Clubs accumulate points for this race based on participation and finishing places. The year’s top clubs are honored and receive special awards at BRR’s Annual Runner’s Night.
 

COED Competition

Teams of 4, only for the 5 mile race
(2 Females & 2 Males)
First Place: Party with Beer & Food
 

Volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering for this race? Sign up for a position on the Volunteer page:
Sign Up to Volunteer.
 

Race FAQs

Awards
Baggage, Security, and Lost & Found
Number Pickup
Race Timing
Rules of Competition
Code of Conduct
 

Prizes

Marathon Sports Gift Certificates will be given to the top three female and male finishers as determined by gun times.

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.

Cost Service Details
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

 

Sponsor

 

 

In-Kind Sponsor