SMAC Event Calendar

Events and races around the region

Saturday October 20, 2018   Print Preview  
Events from 20 October 2018
10:30am    ABC Fall Foliage 5K Walk/Run   (Saturday, 20 October 2018)
Event type : Race - Road
2017-2018 ABC Scholars About the walk/run An Amherst tradition, the Fall Foliage Walk/Run brings together hundreds of runners, walkers, leaf peepers and children to admire the diverse colors of the foliage while they walk or run for diversity in the community. The event is our biggest fundraiser, providing living and school expenses for the ABC scholars: young men of color identified by the national ABC program for their leadership potential. They board at the ABC House on North Prospect Street while they attend Amherst Regional High School. The annual operating costs for the program total about $125,000. The Fall Foliage 5K Walk/Run sta ...

9:00am    Happy Valley Half Marathon & 5k   (Sunday, 21 October 2018)
Event type : Race - Road
The USATF certified and sanctioned courses are designed to take you on a tour of the beauty that is Western Massachusetts. If you like a challenge then our courses are for you! Training Plan and great course video preview on website! ...

9:00am    Mt Toby Trail Run   (Sunday, 21 October 2018)
Event type : Race - Trail Race
A scenic 14 mile race from the Sunderland Town Park to the top of Mount Tom on fire roads and trails. Not too technical but a good climb. Foliage should be at or near peak! New 9:00 AM start time! ...

10:00am    Donut Dash 5K   (Sunday, 21 October 2018)
Event type : Race - Road
West Springfield Rotary presents the first annual Donut Dash 5k At Mittineague Park Sunday October 21, 2018. @10 am Sponsored by Westfield Bank ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE WEST SPRINGFIELD ROTARY CLUB COMMUNITY PROJECTS & SCHOLARSHIP FUND. Run, Walk or Hike through beautiful Mittineague Park this Fall. This challenging course is mostly on trails with views of the Westfield River. The race starts and finishes at the Unico building inside Mittineague Park. Free parking for the race will be on Altamont Street. When you’re done, you can feast on apple cider and donuts from the Donut Dip. The Parish Cupboard van will be on hand so br ...

11:00am    5K for Farmland   (Sunday, 21 October 2018)
Event type : Race - Road
Fast, flat, scenic course! Chip-timed, USATF sanctioned race! The 5K run and 2-mile walk start and end on the historic West Street Common in Hadley, MA, following the scenic farmlands of the Great Meadow and the Connecticut River. Post-race festival on the Hadley Common with unique local food and products at our Farmers Market, free local beer for runners 21 & over, great live music, nature & animal exhibits, and an awesome community! Limited edition 5K for Farmland pint glass for all pre-registered participants. PLUS all runners and walkers will automatically be entered in a drawing for great locally-produced prizes! ...

9:00am    Monster Dash 5K   (Saturday, 27 October 2018)
Event type : Race - Road
5K that goes through a cemetery Please come in costume if you can, it makes it fun for all! Course INfo: (This Map is accurate but for some reason the map says it starts in Bernardston, this is incorrect as you can tell from the Map it clearly starts in Northfield!) Parking: Plenty right at town Hall. Breakfast: To follow the race in the church across the street for first 70 registrants Registration in AM, under pavillion at Town Hall before Race, SIGN WAIVER !

10:00am    Bear Hole 10K Run for the Trails   (Saturday, 3 November 2018)
Event type : Race - Trail Race
Registration in advance or 9:00-9:45 on race day 11/3. Prizes: $50 prize M/F for course records set. (Current bests: M-Gareth Buckley, 45:44 and F-Beth Krasemann, 52:37). Other prizes in categories M/F: Overall, Over 39 and Over 59 based upon entries. Checks payable & mail entries to: West Springfield Environmental Committee, Inc., PO Box 388, West Springfield, MA 01090. All net proceeds go towards the development & maintenance of the Bear Hole Watershed trail system and the fifth grader field trips to Bear Hole Reservoir. (SEEC - the Student Environmental Education Classroom) The course follow a rambling mix of mostly single t ...

12:00pm    Dan Barry 5 mile   (Sunday, 4 November 2018)
Event type : Race - Road
Also known as "The Potato Race" Come Enjoy this great 5 miler and a good meal after the race and leave with a bag of local potatoes. This race has been ongoing for more than twenty years and is dedicated to it's founder and dedicated runner Dan Barry. All profits go to Lions Club Charities and assisting people in our community. Event details and schedule The Hatfield Lions Club has been running this 5 mile race for more than twenty years. It offers a relativley fast course and a scenic location. Walkers Start at 11 AM and Runners Start at Noon. The course starts and finishes in the same location with ample free parking. Please arrive ...

12:00pm    22nd Annual Monson Memorial Classic Certified Half Marathon Certified 5K   (Sunday, 11 November 2018)
Event type : Race - Road
The Monson Memorial Classic road race was started in 1996, shortly after the deaths of Kelly Waldron and Kathy Waldron Perry. These sisters died eight months apart from different types of cancer. Kathy suffered with melanoma, and Kelly had breast, bone, and liver cancer. They were wonderful, loving people. This race is in their memory, and past proceeds have gone to American Cancer Association of Western Mass, American Lung Association, Quaboag Valley Hospice, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year we are giving proceeds to Griffin's Friends. Griffin's Friends was founded in 1994 in Springfield, MA and named in honor of Griffin Kellehe ...

  • SMAC SERIES CLOSING CEREMONY   (Thursday, 15 November 2018)
    Event type : General