10th Annual

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 11 am - Fireside Restaurant & Pub, Methuen, MA



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Date: Saturday May 12, 2018, 11a.m.

Place: Fireside Restaurant & Pub, 171 Pelham St. Methuen MA



Registration Deadline: Thursday May 10, 2018

Online and Mail-In Pre-Registration: Adults $25, Kids 10 & Under $18


Mail-in Registration: 2018 Registration Form - please print, fill out and mail to the following.

Online Registration: Click here for online registration.

Make check payable to: Dan Ford Foundation

Mailing Address:

Dan Ford Foundation

190 Haverhill St. #152

Methuen MA 01844


Race Packet Pick-Up and In-Person Pre-Registration: Thursday May 10, 5-8 p.m. at the Fireside Restaurant, 171 Pelham St. Methuen, MA

Race Day Registration: 9am – 10:30am at the Day’s Inn, 159 Pelham St. Methuen, MA

Race Day Entry Fee: Adults $32, Kids 10 & Under $22

**No Credit Cards will be accepted on Race Day**



T-Shirts: The first 500 runners and or walkers will receive a Dan Ford Road Race T-Shirt. Availability and size will be on a first come, first serve basis. The first 500 finishers will receive a Dan Ford Road Race medal.


Parking: There are specific, designated areas to park your vehicle:

  1. Mattress Giant, 14 Aegean Drive, off Pelham Street, just past Clark Chrysler Jeep.
  2. General Mills, 35 Danton Drive, across from Mattress Giant
  3. Day’s Inn, 159 Pelham Street
  4. The Fireside Restaurant back lot, which can only be accessed by driving onto the Clark Chrsyler Jeep property.


Volunteers will be on hand to guide you to these lots. Please DO NOT park in undesignated areas. You are NOT allowed to park in the Bank of New England Parking lot and the police have instructed race officials that no parking will be allowed on Cross Street.


Facilities at Start/Finish: Facilities include restrooms and water. There are no locker rooms or showers.


Aid Stations: Water will be available to all runners during both races.

  • 5-mile Race - 1 and 4 mile marker
  • 5K Fun Run/Walk - 1 and 2 mile marker


Average Temperature: The average temperature for this time of year is 63 degrees.


Official Results: Official Same-Day Results will be posted on the outside restaurant wall facing Cross Street. Next day results will be posted on www.CoolRunning.com


Post Race Food & Refreshments: Free bottled water and fruit will be available to all runners after the race. The Fireside Restaurant will be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs on the outside grill at a reasonable cost. You can also grab a beer at their beer tent.



Cash Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place male/female overall finishers.



If you have a question we haven’t already answered here, please email Mike or Mal.

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