Saturday, May 13, 2017. 8:30 am start, Townshend Common.

2016 5K start 770

This Mother’s Day weekend, get outside and enjoy a morning of good, healthy fun at the 8th Annual Grace Cottage “Spring into Health” 5K .  The race, starting at 8:30 sharp on the Townshend Common, will be professionally timed for competitors, but is open to all, whether you run, jog, walk, roll, or stroll.  The course is 3.1 miles of mainly flat, paved road along Grafton Road (Route 35).

There is also a free Fun Run for kids 8 and under on the Common at 9:15.

After the race, there will be awards, raffles, and general merriment. Healthy snacks and water will be available to all participants.

Prizes will be awarded for best times (male and female), youngest and ‘most experienced’ participants.

The event, held rain or shine, wraps up around 10:30.

Advanced registration is $12 for adults, $5 for kids. Event day registration is $20 for adults, $10 for kids. (*Adults: 18+). The first 100 to register will receive a free event running shirt, so don’t delay!

How To Register
Pre-event: Register here between February 6th and May 11th at noon for the early bird rate. Have your credit card ready.

Day-of: Go to the registration table. Please have cash or check ready.

Whether you pre-register or not, please arrive between 7:45-8:15 to check in and warm-up. Parking is available across the street at Leland and Gray High School.

All participants (or parents of those under 18) must sign a Release Form in order to participate. You can sign it at the event or download it here and bring it with you to expedite your registration process.

All proceeds from this event support our non-profit hospital and family health practice. Participants are encouraged to get their friends and neighbors to support Grace Cottage by supporting the runners! A Pledge Form can be downloaded here.

For more information, call (802) 365-9109.

Note: Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event by event organizers. If you do not wish for your individual image to be used in possible future promotional material, please inform the photo/videographer. Your request will be granted. (Realize, if you don’t look good, we don’t look good!)

Watch the videos from the 2016 event

Spring Into Health 5K 2016
Spring Into Health 5K Runners 2016