42nd annual Milton Road Race takes place June 11
Proceeds from race to benefit Milton community
Hundreds of runners will be lining up on Edge Hill Road June 11 for the 42nd annual Milton 5K & 10K 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. Awards will go 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 presented with awards for the 5K and 10K. There will be water stations and refreshments for the runners. The computerized finish line is provided by Racewire.
On-line registration is available at www.miltonroadrace.racewire.com.
The online entrance fee is $30 for adults and $20 for children for both 5K and 10K races. Online registration closes on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm. You can also register in person at Cunningham Park, 75 Edge Hill Road, Milton, MA, on Monday, June 10, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., or the day of the race, June 11, from 3 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Registration in-person is $35 for adults and $25 for children. All entry fees are non-refundable.
Gold level sponsors currently include Elliott Physical Therapy; Silver level sponsors include The Fruit Center Marketplace and Curry Ace Paint & Hardware, Reflections Medical Spa; 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 Alfred D. Thomas funeral Home, the Weymouth Club, Atlantic Hill Construction and Thomas Family Dental. You can learn more about the race and these sponsors through the Milton Road Race Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MiltonRoadRace.
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Proceeds from this race are returned to the community in the form of scholarships for graduating high school students from Milton, which are awarded annually in May; and community grants for non-profit entities that support the Milton community. The 2019 grant recipients were Friends of the Blue Hills, Share Our College Knowledge, Milton Council on Aging, Milton Parks & Recreation, St. Mary of the Hills School, Tucker Elementary School’s Music Program, Laboure College, Milton Early Childhood Alliance, Milton Interfaith Clergy Association, Milton High School’s Model United Nations program, Caron Treatment Centers, the Society of the Preservation of New England Antiquities (Historic New England/Eustis Estate), Milton Art Center, Forbes House Museum, Friends of Milton Public Library, Tucker Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, and the Quincy Choral Society.