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May 25, 2013

On the Run: On warm days, don’t forget to bring water

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Congratulations to New England Running Company of Beverly, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Located on Enon Street, the store has thrived as the area’s pre-eminent specialty running location. NERC has also sponsored countless races and the North Shore Trail Series.

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On the Run is a biweekly column about the North Shore running scene. Send any questions, comments, or news to jay.kumar@gmail.com.

Upcoming races

Today: 18th annual Melody Miles 5K and 5-mile races, Winthrop School, 325 Bay Road, Hamilton, 10 a.m. Includes a fun run, harmonious road race with plenty of music, refreshments. Contact: Jackie Martin (HW FOTA Friends of the Arts) at info@hwfota.org.

National Farmers Market Association Fresh Food 5K and 1-mile Run, Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., South Hamilton, 10 a.m. Contact: Heidi Thompson (Heat Event Management LLC) at 1-978-500-4793 or heidster242@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, May 29: Danvers 5K Fun Run, Sweet William’s Garden Center, 141 Pine St., Danvers, 7 p.m. Free, timed run. All welcome. These events are part of a weekly 52-race series. E-mail adam@danvers5k.com.

Thursday, May 30: No Rest for the Wicked Weekly 5K-ish, Salem Common, Salem, 6:45 p.m. Free 3.2-mile run. Contact info@wickedrunningclub.com.

Saturday, June 1: CSFM Run for the Fund 5K, Devereux Beach, 105 Ocean Ave., Marblehead, 9 a.m. 5K road race and family walk looping around beautiful Marblehead Neck.

Contact: Allison Heenan (Citizens Scholarship Foundation of Marblehead) at 1-781-789-6621 or acraig525@yahoo.com.

Sunday, June 2: Law Enforcement Torch Run 5K, Middleton Police Department, 65 North Main St., Middleton, 10 a.m. A fun run 5K in support of Special Olympics Massachusetts athletes. Contact: Cassandra Anderson (Special Olympics Massachusetts) at 1-508-485-0986 x245 or Cassandra.anderson@specialolympicsma.org.

Wednesday, June 5: Danvers 5K Fun Run, Sweet William’s Garden Center, 141 Pine St., Danvers, 7 p.m. Free, timed run. All welcome. These events are part of a weekly 52-race series. E-mail adam@danvers5k.com.

Thursday, June 6: No Rest for the Wicked Weekly 5K-ish, Salem Common, Salem, 6:45 p.m. Free 3.2-mile run. Contact info@wickedrunningclub.com.

Visit www.northshoreroadraceguide.com/race-calendar for more race listings.

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