Over 1,300 people participated in the inaugural Get Your Rear in Gear in Boston, raising over $100k for colon cancer education and prevention. Thanks to all who came out and spent a beautiful morning with us on Castle Island.
Event photos will be posted soon.
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011
Registration: 7:30 AM
5K Timed Run: 9:00 AM
5K Walk: 9:05 AM
William Scott Gambee 1 Mile Memorial Walk: 10:15 AM
Location: Fort Independence/Castle Island, 2080 Day
Blvd., Boston, MA 02127
View 5K race map
View 1 mile walk map
The William Scott Gambee 1 Mile Memorial Walk will follow the 5K and the awards ceremony. It is a special part of the Boston Get Your Rear in Gear event. A time for reflection, remembering and hope.
Race Day Registration Fees
on and after November 8:
Adult 5K Runner/Walker: $30
Child 5K (12 and under) Runner/Walker: $15
1 Mile Memorial Walk Adult/Child: $15
Pre-Race Packet Pickup
Friday, November 11, Noon to 7 p.m.
South Boston Running Emporium
343 West Broadway
Pick up shirts and race numbers and also register friends and family. Registration and packet pick up continues on raceday morning.
Directions and Parking
Free parking is available at the Castle Island parking lot, along Day Boulevard, and on side streets near Castle Island. Please be aware that space is limited, and carpooling is recommended. View directions and parking information.
Friday, November 11, 5-10 p.m.
We have graciously been donated a 200 person catered event at Splash Lounge on Kneeland Street in Boston.
For all participants 21+, come stop by for free food and a cocktail or two. Come meet other teams that you will be racing against come morning.
We will be raffling off two 2012 season Red Sox and Bruins tickets, with all proceeds to benefit the Colon Cancer Coalition.
After the race, head down to the Local 149, at 149 P Street in South Boston. Check their events page for all the details to be posted soon.