27th Annual Evelyn’s Run for the Roses 5K Women’s Road Race plus Non-Competitive Walk
The Men’s Run for the Women
Sunday, May 15 at the Winner’s Circle
11:30 AM start
The 27th Annual Evelyn’s Run for the Roses 5K Women’s Road Race plus Non-Competitive Walk will be run on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Winner’s Circle, just off of the Rte. 110 exit of Rte. 95, in Salisbury, MA. The race will start at 11:30 AM. The race features the popular Mother/Daughter and Sister/Sister women’s team award divisions. As in the past, profits and donations from the race will benefit the Jeanne Geiger Women’s Crisis Center (Newburyport, MA). This year, the race will also benefit Cancer Research.
The Men’s Run for the Women: Men race in solidarity with the women on the same 5K course but finishing times are adjusted by 12% (the statistical difference between genders at 5K distance) making the results gender neutral. Women and men compete for the same overall and age division awards. This new aspect was introduced into the event as a fun way for men to show their support, promote awareness and help raise money for the same great causes.
$100 CASH PRIZE to the fastest overall time…that includes the women’s 12% bonus! This format levels the playing field and it sure makes things interesting!!
Register as a co-ed couples team! The 2 registered co-ed teams with the lowest combined times will win this exciting new category.
The Run for the Roses is the second race of the WCRC Speed Series 4-3-2-1. The four race series begins in April at the April Fool’s 4 Mile Race, continues in June with the Pat Polletta 2 Mile Race, and finishes in August at the High Street Mile. In fact, you can register for all four of these WCRC races at once by registering for the Speed Series – “It’s all about running faster.”
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