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Newton Hill 5K Cross Country Series

The Central Mass. Striders and Friends of Newton Hill present the Newton Hill 5K Cross Country Race Series
Tuesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 2017 beginning at 6:30PM

Location: Newton Square Rotary, Corner of Pleasant St. and Highland St. Worcester, Massachusetts

Proceeds: Proceeds will benefit Friends of Newton Hill for trail improvement.

Course: Approximately. 3.1 miles, mostly in the woods between Park Avenue, Pleasant, and Highland Streets. Start and finish in the park at the Newton Square Rotary.

Registration: Registration will begin at 6:00PM at Newton Square Rotary near the tennis courts. Scoring in the following age groups, male and female: up to 14, 14-19, 20-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.

T-shirts: To first male and female and any race participant who runs 3 or more races.

Amenities: Course monitors, finish line clock, water, post race fruit and beverages.

Entry fee: $10.00 pre-entry/ $12 .00 day of race. For CMS and Friends of Newton Hill members, the pre- and post-entry fee is $7.00.

2017 Race flyer and pre-entry form Download in .pdf format.

Volunteers: Volunteers are always needed to make this CMS event run smoothly. Please volunteer through link below. If you choose to not enter your phone number in the online form, just enter n/a. Volunteer at

Contact: Race Director, Bob Dio,