Early-Bird Deadline for Emerson Hospital 5K Run~Walk Ends April 19!

New Event Location and Coins for Cancer


Early-bird registration for this year’s Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer ends soon!  Save $5 off the registration fee when you register by April 19.  All early-bird registrants are guaranteed a race shirt in their preferred size.  Visit www.EmersonHospital.org/5k for event details, to register to run or walk at the event on May 18, and to make a donation to support cancer care at Emerson Hospital.

This popular annual event features a 5k chip-timed run, a 5k walk, a 1 mile kids’ run, food, music, family activities, giveaways and more. Run~Walk will take place rain or shine at NARA Park in Acton on Saturday, May 18.  Event parking is available at 125 Nagog Park Drive.  The presenting sponsor of Run~Walk is Cambridge Savings Bank.  

New Run~Walk Location! 
Run~Walk will be at a new location this year!  The event will be held at NARA Park in Acton, which is conveniently located and offers space and amenities to provide a great experience for Run~Walk participants and guests.  The venue offers a beautiful setting, park-like course, a playground and more.  Blackbird Café will provide brunch for participants in the picnic pavilion.  Family games and music will also be onsite.

Coins for Cancer Community Spare Change Drive! 
Run~Walk is pleased to continue its community-wide spare change drive called Coins for Cancer.  Community members are invited to donate their spare change to benefit Run~Walk.  Drop-off locations include Cambridge Savings Bank, Concord, and Emerson Hospital’s Northbridge Cafe in Concord.  Consider donating a few coins from your pockets or fill bags with coins you collect from your purse, laundry and drawers.  Every penny counts! Make alternate coin drop-off arrangements by calling (978) 287-8765.  

In addition to Cambridge Savings Bank’s presenting sponsorship, Run~Walk tribute sponsors are: the Patenaude/Fivek Team at Barrett Sotheby’s, Blackbird Cafe and Action Unlimited.  Online registration is available through May 10. Walk-in registrations the day of the event are also welcome as available! For more information, please call Emerson’s Development Office at 978-287-8765 or email runwalk@emersonhosp.org.