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.
Saturday, July 22nd (11 AM – 4 PM)
@ Marathon Sports Cambridge (1654 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138)
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.
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
|3.1 Mile Course||5 Mile Course|
DIRECTIONS & PARKING
Please use Google Maps and either of these two locations for directions:
There is plenty of parking, but please arrive early to allow time for parking, getting ready for the race etc.
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 in the ice rink. Please respect the surroundings to ensure we are able to continue using the park as our home base.
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.
Teams of 4, only for the 5 mile race
(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.
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.
|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|