Happy Valley Half Marathon and 5K Race Weekend Info

Race packet info:

Your race packet will contain:

-       Race bib w/ pins

-       T-shirt (if you purchased one or were one of the first 100 registrants who got one for free).

-      Wristbands for post-race food and beer (for those over 21).


The start/ finish area will be at the pedal boat area inside Look Park, located at 300 N Main St, Florence MA 01062. Once you are int he park we will have plenty of signs to guide you to the start line! you can also find direction here.

Parking is available inside the park. Please arrive early to park as close as possible to the Ball Field. Please note there is a $5 fee to enter the park.

Bib Pickup

Bib pickup will be available at 50/50 Fitness Nutrition (231 Russell St, Hadley, MA 01035) on 10/20/2018 from 11:45 am - 2:30 pm.

You can also pickup your bib on race day at the registration tent from 7:30 – 8:30 am.

Race day registration will be available until the event sells out.  

Half Marathon Info

-The half marathon will start promptly by the pedal boat area, at 9:00 am. Please be at the starting area by 8:45 am

-Each turn will be marked, and will have a volunteer to direct runners.

-Please stay to the left side of the road.

-There will be aid stations with water and electrolyte beverages approximately every 2 miles.

-There will be a porta-potty near mile 5 of the half marathon.

-The half marathon will finish by the pedal boat area.

5K Info

-The 5K will start promptly at 9:30 am in front of the pedal boat area, at 9:30 am. Please be in the starting area by 9:15 am.

-Each turn will be marked and will be staffed by a volunteer. The race will turn around and double back on itself, towards the end of the bike path. 

-There will be 1 aid station around mile 2 (the turnaround) with water and electrolyte beverage.

-The 5k will finish in front of the pedal boat area.

Post Race Festivities

The post race party will be near the pedal boat area, immediately following the race. We will have live music from Eric Guyette, beer from Abandoned Building, tacos from Food for Strength, LLC, giveaways from Otterbox and more to come!

The awards ceremony will take place at 12:00 pm.