Gold Star Run for Honor 5K/10K
Date: May 26, 2018
Location: Saugus Center, Saugus, MA (298 Central St, Saugus, MA 01906)
Start Time: 8AM
Description: The 6th Annual Gold Star Run for Honor in Saugus, MA held in memory of Scott Procopio who was killed in action 11 years ago in Ramadi Iraq.
Packet Pickup/Race Day Reg: 6:30-8AM at Saugus Center in front of the Town Hall. Packet pickup is on race day only, unless otherwise noted.
Kids Fun Run: $10 (No t-shirt)
(Price increase +$5 on 3/1 and +$5 on race day)
Course: The course is a mix of flat and rollers with one good size climb. All distances start at the same time and all fuel stops will have water and electrolytes. Walkers, strollers, and dogs are welcome. Walkers, dogs, and strollers are welcomed.
Kids Fun Run Course: This ½ mile Kids Fun Run is targeted for those 10 and under starting at 7:45am. The run will start by the rotary, along the sidewalk, down Main St. turn right on Summer St, right on Taylor St. where the kids will finish under the inflatable finish arch. This category doesn’t include a race t-shirt, but all kids will receive a finishers medal. If your child is under 15 and wishes to participate in the 5K/10K and the Kids Fun Run please sign he/she in the Youth Under 15 category so he/she will receive an official race time.
Swag: Participants will receive custom designed race bibs and finisher medals.
Shirts will be guaranteed to the first 250 registered and a post event Memorial Day Parade that commences at 9:30AM.
Awards: Overall top 3 M/F for the 5K and 10K – Cash Prizes
1st, 2nd and 3rd M/F in each age group: Under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Top M/F: $150
2nd place M/F: $75
3rd place M/F: $50
2nd place M/F:$50
3rd place M/F: $25
More about Scott: Scott was on his second deployment as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, having previously served in Fallujah in 2005. He was killed in action as a result of a roadside bomb on the morning of April 2, 2006 in Ramadi, Iraq.
Beneficiary: 100% of the event proceeds will be allocated to CPL Scott J. Procopio Memorial Scholarship program to provide high school seniors with academic scholarships.
Can’t make the event? But would like to make a contribution? Checks can be made payable directly to the Scott J Procopio Memorial Scholarship: 9 Vinegar Hill Dr. Saugus, MA. 01906
In the check memo, please write: Donation to Scott’s Run
Weather: This event will take place rain or shine! There will be no refunds.
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