Dec. 9 | 9:00 AM
The Frosty Running Festival, presented by Boston Road Runners, highlights the beauty of Jamaica Pond.
We’re partnering with the amazing Boston-based organization, Cradles to Crayons, to help disadvantaged boys and girls have clothing, books, and school items that they can wear and use with pride. Consider donating an item to our clothing drive for Cradles to Crayons. Please bring clean, high-quality clothing that is not ripped or stained for infants, youths sizes 0-20, and adult sizes small and medium. Check out Cradles to Crayons’ donation guidelines for more information.
5K & 10K Pass
POST RACE PARTY
The post-race party will be held at Grass Fed (about 2 blocks away). We will provide a delicious burger.
Awesome Beanie to the first 100 registered runners
Post Race Burger – After the race head over to Grass Fed (3 blocks) away for a delicious warm burger.
Race Photos – Photos from the race will be posted on our Facebook Page in the next 48 hours.
8:15 AM – Number Pick-Up Opens
9:00 AM – 10K Starts
10:15 AM – 10K Ends
10:30 AM – 5K Starts
11:30 AM – 5K Ends
11:45 AM – Award Ceremony
GETTING TO THE RACE
Parking – Parking has been known to be an issue around the neighborhood. Please read all street signs and obey parking regulations.
We recommend taking the MBTA to the race.
Runners can check their belonging near the start/finish area. You must use the bags we provide on-site by BRR to check your belongings. Bags must be picked up after the race.
Please use the tag affixed to your bib number to help the volunteers identify and locate your bags. Please do not check valuable. BRR is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Please arrive 30 minutes before the start of the race. We ask runners to be calm and patience and line up by mile pace. Faster runners towards the front and fun runners toward the back.The starting line will close 5 minutes after the gun.
Please be cautious of children and other runners.
Toilets – Located near the start/finish area. Please respect the surroundings and our beautiful local parks.
Medical – Assistance will be located near the start/finish area and will be available to treat non-critical injuries. BRR is not responsible for event event-related injuries and athletes are responsible for individual expenses incurred.
Water Station – There will be one water station located halfway on the route. There will be water available for all runners. Fluids will also be available near the start/finish line.
Course & Map
10K = 4 laps around the Jamaica Pond Running Path
5K = 2 laps around the Jamaica Pond Running Path
USATF Certified & Sanctioned Course
View Course Map (JPEG)
TIMING & RESULTS
Runners will have a time limit of 1 hour and 15 minutes for the 10K and 1 hour for the 5K. A time limit allows us to host a fun and safe road races, due to permit restriction and are mindful our fabulous volunteer time. We hope you understand and if you have any questions or concerns, feel free to message us.
Official Results will be posted on our website and Facebook later in the day. As well as a recap email will be sent out to all runners.
Award Ceremony will be held after the completion of the road race. All awards must be picked up during the Awards Ceremony.
Overall Awards & Age Group Awards
- Top three Overall Female and Male finishers as determined by gun times
- Top Female & Male of each Age Group
- Age Groups: 19 years and younger, 20-29 years old, 30-39 years old, 40-49 years old, 50-59 years old, 60-69 years old, and 70+ years old
- 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.
Volunteers are the heart and soul of our races. Please consider volunteering; you can sign up for a position on the Volunteer Page.
Need help training or looking for a fun Run Club to join. We host two weekly FREE & OPEN Run Clubs. Join us for a run along the Esplanade! We break up into groups based on running level; this is great for both beginners and veterans.
We run rain or shine every week. For updates, please join our Facebook Group.
To foster and support an inclusive Greater Boston running community by creating an open, accessible, and welcoming environment for athletes of all backgrounds and experience levels across the region.
COMMUNITY & YOUTH INITIATIVE
With your support and participant in our road races, we can support and motivate people to run. Our community Initiative provides a free weekly run club, running clinics and activities that promote the sport of running and make it accessible and open to all. Youth Initiative provides discounted and free entries to youth. As well a Scholarship Fund.