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Tortoise & the Hare Roadrace-Saturday, April 13, 2019

posted Oct 15, 2009, 1:20 PM by Angelica M   [ updated Apr 1, 2019, 8:44 AM ]

Come join the Salisbury Parks and Recreation for the 9th annual Tortoise and the Hare 10k.  This race is a 100% fundraiser for the Salisbury Parks and Recreation's continued development of Partridge Brook Park.  Race includes a 3 mile walk that will start as soon as the runners are jogging down the Ghost Trail. This is a great 10k in Salisbury Massachusetts.  This race will begin at Lions Park and 1.8 miles will be on the Ghost Trail, which is a flat cleared dirt path. A beautiful race for spring time or to get warmed up for spring marathons. 

Registration Fee-
  • 10k: 
    • $25 until 2/15
    • $30 until 4/12
    • $40 on race day
    • Youth Under 15 - $20 (no price increase)
  • 3 mile walk:  $20 Race Day 
  • 1 Mile Kids Fun Run:  $10

To Register:  Follow link for online registration: RisingReg

If you do not wish to register online, the paper registration form is available at the bottom of this page to print and mail in.  Please complete form and make checks payable to Salisbury Parks and Recreation and mail to Salisbury DPW, Tortoise and the Hare, 39 Lafayette Rd, Salisbury, MA 01952

Location- Lions Park, Salisbury, MA
Date- April 13, 2019
Time- 10:30 am kids 1 Mile Fun Run, 11:00 am 10k with 3 mile walk to immediately follow.

Race Day Registration- Hilton Senior Center (43 Lafayette Road) at 9 am
Parking- DPW and Hilton Senior Center, 39/43 Lafayette Rd Salisbury, MA
Distance- 10k and 3 mile walk (the walk is all on the Ghost Trail, and 10k is 1.8 miles on the Ghost Trail.
Bib Pick Up- Race day, Hilton Senior Center (43 Lafayette Road) at 9-10:30 am.
T-Shirt Pick Up- Race day, Hilton Senior Center at 9 am.  ** All t-shirts must be picked up prior to the start of the races. If you choose to not run the race you must pick up your t-shirt prior to the start. No t-shirts will be given out afterwards.
Benefits- Salisbury Parks and Recreation to build the new Partridge Brook Park
Awards- Top Overall Male and Female Hare, Top 3 Male and Female Hare in each of the following age groups: youth under 14, youth under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ and the Top Male and Female Tortoise. All participants in the Kids 1m Fun Run will take home a finishers prize.
Race updates-
Race Refunds- Sorry, no refunds, no exceptions! The event organizer has the right to shorten or cancel the event if in his or her judgement, environmental conditions including weather become dangerous; in this situation no refunds will be given. 

Race Route- Please see the attachment below entitled "tortoisehare_route" to see the race route

                             2019 Sponsors

Bragging Hare Sponsor:

After Party Sponsor:

Race BIB Sponsor:

Long Neck Water Stop Sponsors:

Swift Runner Sponsors:

Take-a-Break Sponsors:

Bodytrends Personal Fitness
Essex River Cruises & Charters
Hampton Inn
R&L Liquors
Salisbury Democratic Town Committee
Seacoast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Angelica M,
Feb 13, 2019, 9:10 AM
Angelica M,
Feb 13, 2019, 9:10 AM