Somerville Youth & Recreation Foundation (SYRF) – Upcoming Spring Events. 5th ANNUAL SHAPE UP SOMERVILLE / RECREATION 5K ROAD RACE TO BE HELD



Race includes children’s “Fun Run,” 5K adult race & walk, refreshments, music,
activities for kids; Party to be held following races at Casey’s Grill.

SOMERVILLE – Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced that the City’s annual Shape-Up Somerville / Somerville Recreation 5K Road Race will be held on Sunday morning, April 13th, starting and ending at the Somerville High School concourse, 93 Highland Avenue. The day will begin with a 1-mile children’s “Fun Run” at 10:30 a.m., followed by a 5K adult race & walk at 11:00 a.m. Registration is open to all community members at a price of $5 for youth under age 10 and $20 for adults. Price includes a commemorative t-shirt, refreshments and a celebration immediately following the adult race. A celebration will be held for any interested runners at the Casey’s, located across 173 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145.

To register, please visit, or visit City Hall or the Recreation Department (19 Walnut Street) for printed applications. Checks should be made payable to Somerville Youth and Recreation Foundation (SYRF), and can be mailed or delivered to Somerville Recreation, 19 Walnut Street, Somerville, MA 02143.

Top male and female finishers in each category will receive awards. For additional information, please call the Somerville Recreation Department at 617-625-6600 ext. 2980.

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