We are happy to announce that our 6th annual 5K Road Race & Walk was a great Success raising $37,127.26! we had 394 registered PARTICIPANTS, both runners & walkers and 26 fundraising teams.
Congratulations to all of our runners/walkers who competed in this years race! All of your results can be found at coolrunning.com!
Top 3 Women: Jess Farley, Samantha O'Toole and Haley Carroll
Top 3 Men: Christopher Tringali, Cole Bolduc & Francis Wenner
Each year after completion of our race, we pull two names from a hat, one male, one female (any students grade 9-12 from any town/school) to award a scholarship. This years winners are as follows:
Haley Carroll - Grade 12 - BMR
Kyle Durand - Grade 10 - BMR
Our fantastic fundraising teams provided wonderful table displays of product, auctions, raffles and entertainment on the day of the race. Our top 3 fundraising teams are as follows:
1. Team Fish On (In Memory of Joey Makar) - Team Captain: Frank Towle - $5,825
2. Angels Among Us (In Memory of Cory Gaudet) - Team Captain: Mary Desrochers - $3,091
3. Team Liv (In Memory of Olivia Catarina) - Team Captain: Tammy Catarina - $2,894
Our top 3 fundraising individuals are as follows:
1. Frank Towle - $4,395
2. Tammy Catarina - $1,934
3. Mary Desrochers $920
A very special thank you to:
The management team at Bellingham Stop and Shop for providing all the food, beverages, fruits and snacks. And Grant Gray (Assistant Manager) for registering their team "Team Sara Jak" in memory of Sara who lost her battle with DIPG.
The Blackstone Lions Club for cooking & serving all of our donated refreshments.
Blackstone Valley Tent Rental for donating tents, tables & chairs for the day.
Run'n Wild Band for donating their time & talent.
Chuck Ladouceur of Red Dog Studio for donating his time and talent with sound and equipment.
The Blackstone Police Department and Officer Blanchette for making sure our road race is safe and goes smoothly.
To Consigli for donating our portable bathrooms for the day.
Nicholas Gaudet, Derek Falardeau and Nick Delgudice for providing graphics for our business sponsors.
To all our business sponsors! Please check them out in the slideshow below and on our Facebook page.
To the countless volunteers that make the event such a huge success.
And a big shout out to our family and friends who stand with us year after year helping us to do what we do.
Prizes, Trophies and two $500 Scholarships to be awarded
Students in grade 9-12 from any school who register and compete the road race will qualify to win a scholarship.
Scholarships will be awarded to one boy and one girl. The top fundraising teams & individuals will receive and award.
A Fun day for the whole family
Along with our 5K race and relay walk, there is always raffles and a cook out with live music.
Help us raise money and awareness
Check out the slide show of previous race photos and register to join us next year!
Meet our 5K Sponsors
Together making a difference in the life of child battling brain cancer!