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October 31, 2013

On The Run: New road race series coming to North Shore in 2014

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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 Saturday, Nov. 2 Goodness Gracious 5K Run for Rescue, Chandler Hovey Park, Lighthouse Lane, Marblehead, noon. A fun 5K run/walk for charity, with or without your dog. Contact: Cindy Gingrich (Goodness Gracious Run for Rescue) at gingrich16@verizon.net. Fourth annual Rotary Run The Heater 5K & Kids Fun Run, Manchester-Essex Regional High School, 36 Lincoln St., Manchester, 9:15 a.m. Contact: Matt Casparius (Manchester Parks and Recreation) at 1-978-526-2019 or recreation@manchester.ma.us. Wednesday, Nov. 6 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, Nov. 7 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, Nov. 9 1st Annual Essex County Elementary School XC Invitational, Gannon Golf Course, 60 Great Woods Road, Lynn, 10 a.m. Grades 1-3 (0.7 mi), Grades 1-5 (1.2 mi). Contact: Joseph Abelon (Lynn Parks and Recreation) at 1-781-593-6562 or jsa777@verizon.net. Miles for Mary 5K, Marblehead Neck, Devereux Beach, Marblehead, 10 a.m. Contact: William Park at 1-617-755-9507 or wpark05@gmail.com. Turkey Tune Up 5K, Great Neck Playground, 130 Little Neck Road, Ipswich, 10 a.m. 5K road race around scenic Great Neck along the ocean, 5K fun walk, kids race. Contact: Peter Lucas (Association of Great Neck) at 1-978-356-9100 or peterlucas@comcast.net. Sunday, Nov. 10 4th Annual North Shore Cancer RUN 5K/10K, Cove Community Center, 19 East Corning St., Beverly, 8 a.m. Both routes are along the scenic Beverly coast and are out and back courses. Contact: Meg Wright (North Shore Cancer RUN) at 1-866-296-6900 or cancerwalk@partners.org. R11A 5K Run and Walk, St. Johns Prep, 72 Spring St., Danvers, 9 a.m. Event in honor of Rich Angelo. Cash prizes to top 5 runners, tech shirts, awards. Visit http://r11a5k.com or contact Ashley Steeves (BNS EVENT MANAGEMENT) at 1-978-836-0271 or bnsfitnessevents@yahoo.com. Wednesday, Nov. 13 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, Nov. 14 No Rest for the Wicked Weekly 5K-ish, Salem Common, Salem, 6:45 p.m. Free 3.2-mile run. Contact info@wickedrunningclub.com.

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