14th Annual Abby's House Hybrid 5K Run/Walk Presented by TJX

  • 10.14.2023 @ 09:00 AM
  • West Boylston, Massachusetts
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Join us for the 14th annual Abby's House Hybrid 5k Run/Walk, presented by TJX. All proceeds raised benefit the women and children of Abby's House, a nonprofit organization that provides shelter and affordable housing, as well as advocacy and support services, to homeless, battered, and low-income women, with or without children. The course has gentle rolling hills and scenic views around the Wachusett Reservoir. NO PETS PLEASE. 

Abby’s House has received a matching gift challenge! 5K Founders, Sue Manero and Susan Lauring will match all gifts, dollar for dollar, up to $2,000 in donations in memory of dear friend and fellow 5K Founder, Peggy Dix. Find more information about fundraising below.
After October 10th
Missed registering online for the in-person race? You can sign-up for the Abby's House 5K Run/Walk by visiting us at Abby's House, 52 High Street, Worcester, MA 01609, on Thursday, October 12th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. You can also register on the In-Person race day, Saturday, October 14th between 8 - 8:30 a.m. Unfortunately, we cannot accept new registrations past 8:30 a.m.

Registrations for virtual participants will continue until Saturday October 14th! Please note, participants who registered for the virtual race are unable to participate in the in-person race, and all virtual participant times must be submitted by 9 am on 10/14 to be considered for top finisher prizes.
Participants joining us for the In-Person Race on Saturday, 10/14 are encouraged to pick up numbers on Thursday, October 12th from 10:00 am-2:00 pm and 4:00 pm-7:00 pm at : Abby's House, 52 High Street, Worcester, MA 01609. Participants who are joining us virtually will receive an email with ways to log their times on 10/10. Virtual participants can register and submit times until Saturday 10/14 at 9am.
Race Fees
Adult: $35.00
Student: $30.00
You may continue to register online until Oct.10th for in-person participation.
Virtual participants may continue to register until Saturday 10/14.
-Overall top male & female finishers.
-Top male and female finishers in the following categories:
*Under 18
All virtual participant times must be submitted by 9 am on 10/14 to be considered for top finisher prizes.
Timing results are posted on www.racewire.com
Online Auction
An online auction will be available from 10/7 at 9:00am to 10/14 at 8:00pm at www.32auctions.com/abbyshouse5k2023. Have fun bidding and thank you for your support!
For More Information:
Visit our website at: https://abbyshouse.org/event/14th-annual-abbys-house-5k-run-walk/
A speaking program will take place at the In-person race on Saturday, 10/14.

You can visit our website at https://abbyshouse.org/event/14th-annual-abbys-house-5k-run-walk/ for more information as we get closer to the event
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Participant Waiver for Race Registration I know that running [volunteering for a road race] is potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I have read the rules of the race and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks associated with running in this event, including but no limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, roller skates or roller blades, animals, and personal music players are not allowed in the race and I will abide by all race rules. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and inconsideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Abby's House 5K Run/Walk, the town of West Boylston, and the Abby's House, all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. Parent if under 18 years: 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.