Sunday May 5th
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
175 Lincoln Street, Blackstone, MA 01504
Jim and I would like to thank you!Our 7th Annual 5K Road Race & Walk was a huge succes
s despite the rain. Teams of walkers and runners began fundraising back in February for this event. I am pleased to say the event raised over $35,000 after expenses! With over $5,000 raised that day. We had 23 teams signed up and 368 total registered participants! Race results can be found by clicking the link below. Our Top 3 over all are 1. Chris Tringali 2. Cole Bolduc 3. Robbie Cook. I would love to add that out of 117 runners my son Nicholas Gaudet placed 6th overall and 2nd in his division running in memory of his brother Cory Gaudet So proud of him. We can't thank everyone enough for your continued support! We had 57 sponsors who donated funds, supplies or their time & talent. Included in that I would like to thank Stop and Shop Bellingham for providing all the food, papergoods, ice and soda for our cookout. Park & Shop Blackstone for the water, Coco cola for the powerade. The Run'N Wild Band for donating their time & talent (they rocked it for us once again -this is their 3rd straight year playing this event) To Alexandra St. Thomas & Buck St. Thomas for singing our National Anthem. The Blackstone Lionsfor donating the hot dogs and providing volunteers to serve food at our cookout. All the women who volunteered on registration tables, product tables and raffle tables and grabbing the racebibs at the end of the finsih line. In additon to Judy Dequire who helps out with the race placements at the end. To the many people who help set up the day before and break everything down the day of. To Chuck Ladouceur for once again helping out with sound system. To Taylor Rental Norfolk for providing our tent, tables & chairs! This was much needed on this raining day. To the Blackstone-Millville Regional School District for allowing us to hold our event their every year (the school our son Cory graduated from) to the Blackstone Police Department for providing police detail helping us to ensure everyone stays safe. To all of the businesses and individuals especially Homedepot Bellingham, Rocky's Ace Hardware who donated raffles to our table (all raffles were donated) To my team captains and individuals who went above & beyond to raise money and spread awareness! The success of this event would not have been possible without you. Top 3 fundraising individuals 1. Cindy Jolicoeur raising $4,175, 2. Frank Towle $3,820 and Nicole Wasserman $1,310. Top 3 Fundraising Teams 1. Brainiac Insaniacs with team co captains all of which are brain tumor survivors Cindy Jolicoeur Terri-Lynn Hart Cheryl Magri raising $9272, 2nd place Fish On in memory of Joey Makar with team captain Frank towle raising $5,055 and Team Liv in memory of Olivia Catarina (our brave angel) with team captain Tammy Catarina raising $2,505. I would also like to mention family teams in memory of Cory team Angels Among us Mary Falardeau , Cancer Crushers Jayde Gaudet Globo Gym Purple Cobras Mikayla Gaudet & Nicholas Gaudet, team Never Give Up Nicole Gaudet Miles for Smiles Jason, Jackie and Tina Carroll, Beazles Brawlers in memory of our brave angel Emma B Adams Catherine Rasco, Jennifer Adams and Evan's Crew in memory of Evan T. Mandeville , Timothy & Aimee Mandeville. Together we are making a difference in the life of a child fighting brain cancer. www.coryscrusaders.org
Meet our 5K Sponsors
Together making a difference in the life of child battling brain cancer
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.
Help us raise money and awareness
Check out the slide show of previous race photos and register to join us next year!