Proceeds from race to benefit Milton community through scholarships and grants
Milton Road Race to offer both 5k and 10k races
Hundreds of runners will be lining up on Edge Hill Road on June 12th for the 41st annual Milton Road Race hosted by the volunteer members of the Milton Junior Woman’s Club. The race kicks off at 6:30 p.m., rain or shine. Proceeds from this race are channeled right back into the Milton community in the form of scholarships and community grants.
The first 500 pre-registered runners will receive t-shirts and race bags. Medals will be awarded to male and female runners who place 1, 2 and 3 in the 5K and 10K. The first male and female finishers in the ages 12 and under and 13-17 will also be awarded medals for the 5K and 10K. There will be water stations and refreshments for the runners. The computerized finish line is provided by Racewire.
The online entrance fee is $30 for adults and $20 for children for both 5K and 10K races. Online registration closes on Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. You can also register in person at Cunningham Park, 75 Edge Hill Road, Milton, MA, on Monday, June 11th, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., or the day of the race, June 12th, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Registration in-person is $35 for adults and $25 for children. All entry fees are non-refundable.
Sponsors of this year’s Milton Road Race at the time of press include:
Gold level – Elliott Physical Therapy, Symmons Industries Inc.
Silver level – Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton, Comfy Cozy Pet Sitting, Coldwell Banker, Fruit Center Marketplace, Milton Chiropractic & Rehabilitation, Reflections Medical Spa, Seaport Dental Associates, State Senator Walter Timilty and State Representative Bill Driscoll
Bronze level – Accelerato Group, AFC Urgent Care, Corcoran Construction, Fitness Unlimited, Gervasi & Company Hair Salon, Milton Boot Camp, Quincy Credit Union, Yasso Frozen Yogurt
In-kind sponsors include: Cunningham Park, LLM Design, Proforma Printing & Promotion, Milton Police Department, Fallon Ambulance, Milton Department of Public Works, and Milton Fire Auxiliary.
Friends level supporters include: Keating Brokerage, Stella’s Luncheonette, Quincy Small Engine Repair, The American Legion, Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, Weymouth Club, Thomas Family Dental and John C. Gallagher Insurance.
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You can learn more about these sponsors through the Milton Road Race Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MiltonRoadRace.
Proceeds from this race are returned to the community in the form of scholarships for graduating high school students from Milton and community grants for non-profit entities that support the Milton community.
The 2018 grants recipients awarded last month include: Share Our College Knowledge, Milton Council on Aging, Milton Public Schools, Milton Public Health Department, Milton Early Childhood Alliance, Caron Treatment Centers, Friends of the Blue Hills, Milton Parks and Recreation Department, Friends of the Milton Public Library, Milton Art center, Milton Interfaith Clergy, the Milton High School Parent Teacher Organization, Brookwood Community Farm, Forbes House Museum, Unquity House, Milton Little League and Laboure College.
The 2018 scholarship award winners will be announced soon.