Santa’s Toy Trot Race Canceled – Toy Drop-Off and T-Shirt Pickup Still On For Sunday 12-15
Due to the predicted timing and duration of the winter storm, THE ROAD RACE PORTION of the WCRC Santa’s Toy Trot HAS BEEN CANCELED. HOWEVER since the goal of the event was to collect toys for Christmas, THE T-SHIRT PICK-UP and TOY DROP-OFF WILL STILL TAKE PLACE FROM 11:30 AM UNTIL 2:00 PM on Sunday December 15 at the Sweetsir School in Merrimac, MA. As always, the Merrimac Holiday Helpers will still be on site to accept your toys and start to match toys to deserving children. We’ll have snacks and hot chocolate on site. If the driving conditions permit, please consider stopping by for a few minutes to drop off your toy(s). This is a charity Christmas event, so given that Christmas is less than 2 weeks away it is not feasible to postpone to a later date. For more information, email email@example.com.
The Winner’s Circle Running Club’s Santa’s Toy Trot 2 Mile, 4 Mile and 6 Mile Road Races and Santa’s Elves’ Fun Run for Kids will be run on Sunday December 15, 2013 at the Sweetsir School in Merrimac, MA. Proceeds to benefit the Merrimac Holiday Helper Program and Toys for Tots.
Founded by WCRC’s legendary Bob Randall (seated on the stage second from the right), the Santa’s Toy Trot has been providing toys and cash donations to the Merrimac Holiday Helper Program and Toys for Tots for 18 years. In addition to the great cause, where else can you choose your race distance while running!!! The course is a 2 mile loop … you can stop after 1, 2 or 3 loops. Age group awards for all three races!!!
|NEW THIS YEAR! Putnam’s Ski & Snowboard Shop in Portsmouth is offering a quality snowshoe package to anyone who can set a new male or female course record in the 2 mile, 4 mile or 6 mile events. Existing Course Records – 2 mile: Male 10:21, Female 11:25; 4 mile: Male 20:20, Female 23:22; 6 mile: Male 30:04, Female 38:35.|
|A special thanks to the Merrimac Savings Bank for their continued support of this event!|
- Registration: 11:30 am. Kid’s Run starts at 1:00 pm, all race distances start at 1:15 pm.
- Sweetsir School, 104 Church Street, Merrimac, MA (exit 53 off of Rte 495, Rt. 110 west to Merrimac Center, north on Church St. for 3/4 mile).
- Long sleeve Santa’s Toy Trot T-shirts.
- Kids Run entry fee: FREE (Please preregister!!!)
- Road Race and Walk entry fees: (Please preregister!!! T-Shirts to preregistered entries)
- Pre-Registration: $25.00; or $15.00 and pledge of a NEW TOY (on race day, bring an unwrapped new toy valued at greater than $10.00).
- Day-of-Race Registration: $25.00; or $15.00 and a NEW TOY (on race day, bring an unwrapped new toy valued at greater than $10.00).
- Prizes to top 2 male and female finishers in each distance and age division (1-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+)
- Raffles: All Eligible.
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