Charles River Center 5K Run / 1 Mile Walk
The 9th annual Charles River Center 5K Run/1 Mile Walk is a fun, family event that takes place on Sunday, September 22 at 11:00 a.m. All abilities are welcome and free t-shirts are given to the first 300 entries. New this year are free t-shirts for registrants under 12 years of age, sponsored by Bright Horizons at Newton. Event Sponsor of the 2019 5K Run/1 Mile Walk is Reflexis Systems, Inc. Other sponsorship opportunities are still available. The USA Track and Field-certified course begins and ends at the Charles River Center, 59 East Militia Heights Drive, Needham, MA and loops through the scenic back roads of Wellesley and Needham. Participants (nearly 600 in years past) enjoy food, drinks and festivities after the run. There are reduced fees now during early registration until August 31. Fees will increase for regular registration from September 1 until the day of the 5K Run/1Mile Walk on September 22. For more information and to register, visit www.CharlesRiverCenterRoadRace.com or www.facebook.com/CharlesRiverCenterRoadRace. Proceeds benefit the more than 950 children and adults with developmental disabilities, including autism and Down syndrome, supported by the Charles River Center. To learn more, visit www.charlesrivercenter.org.