Boston

Wednesday 13th November 2019

THIS IS A POP-UP EVENT. POP-UP EVENTS ARE CASUAL FUN RUNS AND ARE NOT CHIP TIMED. ALL ENTRY FEES GO DIRECTLY TO THE MARK POLLOCK TRUST. Read more here

Event: Boston Run in the Dark – 5k & 10k
Date: 13th November 2019
Time: 8pm

As darkness sweeps around the globe in mid-November, 25,000 people in 50 cities worldwide will get up from their armchairs, slip on their red flashing armbands and pull on their running shoes to complete a 5k or 10k.

Together, from Sydney to San Francisco, they will light up the night as they hit the road to Run in the Dark, the Mark Pollock Trust’s principal fundraising event.

Join hundreds of fellow runners in Boston to Run in the Dark on 13th November 2019. The run will take place at the State House at 8pm.

You can choose between running 5k or 10k… and if your running shoes are a little dusty, you can even walk the 5k route.

Through Run in the Dark, Mark Pollock aims to inspire people to build resilience and collaborate with others so that, together, they achieve more than they thought possible. For some that means gathering a group of friends or colleagues to train hard and get fit. For others it means building a team of experts to perform better. For us, at the Mark Pollock Trust, it means supporting Mark to deal with the ongoing physical, psychological and financial impact of his catastrophic spinal cord injury, while also allowing him to pursue his personal mission to cure paralysis in our lifetime (Click here to learn more about Mark’s mission).

There are a limited number of places available so make sure to sign up early so you don’t miss out!

 

THE CHAMPION:

This year’s Boston run will be championed by Ted Wiley and Mitch Westwood.

 

YOUR FAQS ANSWERED:

You can register for the event on the night.

There is no online registration in operation for this event.

Refreshments will be distributed to all participants at the finish line.

Chip-timing is not in operation for our pop-up events.

A group photo will be taken with all participants in advance of the run so please arrive at 7.30pm.

For any queries relating to this event please feel free to contact Ted Wiley (twiley@formenergy.com).

Boston Route:

The 5k route will start and end at the State House, running to the Mass Ave bridge and back.

The 10k-ers will run to Mass Ave, come back to the dock near Hatch Shell, and continue up toward Longfellow, doing a loop around to Cambridge and back Mass Ave.

Once everyone is done, we propose the group meet at Emmet’s Irish Pub for a medically necessary rehydration exercise using Guinness, a well known Irish sports-drink.

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