, Salem, MA


October 11, 2012

On The Run: Racing in costume takes a special kind of runner


Wednesday, Oct. 17: 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

Thursday, Oct. 18: No Rest for the Wicked Weekly 5K-ish, Salem Common, Salem, 6:45 p.m. Free 3.2-mile run. Contact

Sunday, Oct. 21: 1st Annual Paws for a Cause 5K Dog Walk, Beverly Commons, 23 Essex St., Beverly, 11 a.m. Includes a 5K run or walk with your dog (optional) also includes a shorter route. Contact: Paws for a Cause (Guardians of Rescue) at 1-978-998-0794 or; Miles for Kyle / 7th Annual 5K Run / 1M Walk for Epilepsy, Preston Beach Park, Atlantic Avenue, Swampscott, 10 a.m. Cash Prizes for top 3 M/F Runners - Race Shirts for first 150 registrants. Contact: Mark (Miles For Kyle) at 1-781-215-1625 or; Stone Tower Trail Run # V, Lynnfield Street entrance to Lynn Woods (near Gannon Golf Course) off Route 129, Great Woods Road, Lynn, 9 a.m. To benefit the preservation of Lynn Woods. Contact: William Liam Brady (Stone Tower Events) at 1-978-762-3994 or; Witch City 5K Road Race, Salem Willows, One Sewall St., Salem, 9 a.m. Contact: Elizabeth Schultz (Salem YMCA) at 1-978-740-9622 or

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