Registration Open and
Filling Fast for BostonÛªs Run to Remember Half Marathon and 5-Mile on May
Memorial Day weekend
road race that pays tribute to fallen law enforcement officers already half
BOSTON (January 28, 2015) ÛÒ
BostonÛªs Run to Remember, a scenic road race through historic downtown
Boston on Memorial Day weekend to honor fallen law enforcement officers, is
open for registration and already more than half full.
organizers are urging runners to sign up soon to take advantage of the
ÛÏEarly BirdÛ registration fee of $85. Also, runners who register in
February will receive an
oval car sticker for
More information is at http://www.bostonsruntoremember.com/boston/registration.html
eventÛªs half marathon and 5-mile races are set for Sunday, May 24, and
start at the Seaport World Trade Center in downtown Boston. This is the 11th
year for the annual charity event, created as a tribute to Massachusetts law
enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
are running far ahead of last yearÛªs pace at this time ÛÒ we are
half full and weÛªre just getting into February,Û said Race Director
Steve Balfour. ÛÏWe know we will need to close down registration at some
point, so we encourage everyone who wants to take part to register online soon before we sell out.Û
organizers are planning for a field size of approximately 10,000. Last year,
9,504 runners crossed the finish line in the two races.
feature loop courses that start at the Seaport World Trade Center and wind through historic downtown
Boston, with the half marathon crossing over the Charles River along Memorial
Drive in Cambridge before looping back.
BostonÛªs Run to Remember is produced by a handful of police
officers and detectives who volunteer their time to create, organize and manage
the race. Proceeds benefit the community and childrenÛªs programs of the Boston Police RunnerÛªs Club. For those who cannot run this year
but want to take part, donations may be made to BostonÛªs Run to Remember
and sent to P.O. Box 760670, Melrose, MA 02176.
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This car sticker will
be given to runners who register in February: