Costumes for Cancer 5k Run and 2.5k Walk

  • 10.27.2019 @ 09:30 AM
  • Boston, Massachusetts
Event Closed
The event administrator has closed online registration for this event, but you can still register online on race morning. If you plan to do so, please come early to ensure that you have plenty of time! Thanks!
Event Details
10 .27 .2019
starts at 09 :30 AM
ends at 11 :00 AM
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About This Event
The Costumes for Cancer 5k Fun Run and 2.5k Walk benefits the John Estrella Foundation for Cancer Research, which provides research grants supporting Mass General Hospital in its fight against cancer.

Costumes optional. Having fun for a great cause? Mandatory.

Family/Group Discount: Have a big family? Want to bring your friends?
Sign up a group of 4 or more ALL AT ONCE and get $3 off each entry.
Post-Race Trick or Treat
Through the generosity of local businesses, all race participants will enjoy a post-race "trick or treat" adventure. Grab a treasure map after you cross the finish line and follow it to highlighted businesses to enjoy your treat. Current stops include:

Cityside Bar - choice of free bloody mary OR Coors light draft
Circle Tavern - choice of beer OR slice of pizza OR fries
Pino's Pizza - slice of cheese pizza (first 100)
AC Marriott - freshly baked croissant and coffee
Kung Fu Tea - free medium drink with toppings (first 100)
Starbucks - passion fruit iced tea
Waterworks Museum - free tour and candy

The rest of the 2019 treat stops are to be determined. Please stay tuned!
Race around the beautiful Chestnut Hill Reservoir! 5k is a double loop. 2.5 walk single.
Prizes to be awarded for top race finishers (1st, 2nd, 3rd M/F) as well as the following special costume categories:

Best Costume Adult
Best Costume Child
Best Costume Duo
Best Costume Group
Best Costume Dog

Most Difficult to Run In
Most Original
Best Hair/Make-up
Parking and Transportation.
The race is on a Sunday, so you can park anywhere you can find a spot near the reservoir or in the public lots in the surrounding area.

Don't want to drive? The race is T accessible! Take the Green Line ‘C’ branch to Cleveland Circle. After exiting the MBTA walk 200 feet east on Beacon Street. Cross Chestnut Hill Avenue at the lights. Or take the 51 bus to Cleveland Circle.
Number Pick-Up.
We will be hosting a bib pick-up on Saturday, October 26th at the Marathon Sports in Brookline from 10am-1pm. You receive 20% off in the store while there!

Participants can also pick up their numbers on race day.
Course Maps
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Team Registration Style
Please select a method of registration below:
   Join a Team: Pick from a list of team names on the next page and join your team.
   Create a Team: Once you create a team, participants can join your team under the "join a team" option above.
   Individual Registration: Register as an individual participant.
I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against the event, sponsors, coordinating groups and any individuals associated with the event, their representatives and assigns, and will hold them harmless for any and all injuries suffered in connection with this event and any post-event trick-or-treat activities. I acknowledge that if I choose to visit any post-event trick-or-treat stops I am doing so at my own free will and event organizers are not responsible for any injuries in connection with such participation. I attest that I am physically fit to compete in this event. I agree to indemnify all against any claim, damage, loss or expense of whatever kind or nature that the race may have to pay that arises from my participation in the race or post-race trick-or-treating. I also grant my permission to use photographs, motion pictures or video tapes of me participating in this event for any purpose whatsoever. I attest and verify that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for this event. I also understand that there are no refunds regardless of the circumstances and that I must be present to receive my race t-shirt. Race management reserves the right to postpone or cancel the event due to events out of management's control such as weather, natural disasters or other emergencies. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. SecureFee™ Registration Cancellation Insurance is offered in most states. If purchased, your registration may be covered for one of the covered reasons stated in the policy.