Boston’s Best Holiday Race in our 24th year!
Thanks to all 2018 Walter’s Run racers, volunteers, sponsors and spectators! With your help, we donated $10,500 to three local charities!
*** 2018 Results ***
*** 1,000+ race photos available on our Facebook page ***
Race Day Registration and Pre/Post Race Festivities
- Registration and pre/post race festivities at the Irish Social Club, 119 Park Street in West Roxbury, just a block from the race start/finish.
- Our Race Day Logistics page will keep you up to date!
- 5k Start/Finish: Parkway Community YMCA, Bellevue Street. map it!
- 5k Start time: 11am toes on the start line
- Rolling course thru the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston.
- Chip timing, water stops
Registration & Packet Pickup
- Online registration closes Saturday 12/8 at 5pm.
- Pre-Registered runners: Pick up your bib number and swag (if you registered in time!) starting at 9:15am on race day at The Irish Social Club
- Race day registration: 9:15am – 10:45am at The Irish Social Club
- See the list of pre-registered runners. (note that this list will be delayed for paper registrations)
- Race proceeds donated to three local charitable organizations
Little Kids’ Fun Run
- Kids’ Fun Run is on Bellevue Street, start time at 10:15am.
- The Kids’ Fun Run is free but registration is required. Parents – please pre-register all kids.
- Race day registration for the Kids’ fun run is available at Irish Social Club ONLY
- Follow Paulie the Penguin to the race start!
- The first 75 pre-registered kids receive a Walter’s Fun Run t-shirt (Thanks Parkway Community YMCA!)
- Hot chocolate, ribbons and candy canes to all Kids’ Fun Run participants. Kid friendly pre and post race festivities.
The Best Runner Goodies Around!
- Winter running hat guaranteed to early pre-registered 5k runners.
- TONS of refreshments
- Silent auction, raffle prizes and giveaways.
- Remember to bring a few $$ to enter our raffles
- Family friendly
Parking and Directions
- Parking: Free and easy local parking is available on the surrounding streets and municipal lots. You may also park in local lots of businesses that are closed on Sundays.
- Directions – click for more info and maps.
- Post Race Festivities: The Irish Social Club 119 Park Street in West Roxbury, just a block from the race start/finish.
- Raffle sales end at 11am. Silent auction continues until noon.
- Awards: winners are announced at 11:45am
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