South Middle School 5k Run/Walk is March 29

     South Middle School will be having its 2nd annual road race to raise money for scholarships. Every year South Middle gives away two $1,000 scholarships to graduating Seniors at Braintree High School. Last year we had nearly 110 runners/walkers despite the freezing March temperatures. The race is organized by the South Middle School Student Council and their teacher advisor Matthew Freeman.   

     The race is set for March 29, 2014 @ 9:00 am and it will start and end at South Middle School 232 Peach Street, Braintree, MA. To view a map of the course go to http://www.walkjogrun.net/routes/current_route.cfm?rid=AAFD8152-F8FD-C0C6-F3A7B64069B0F4F3 (click on route #1) The cost is $30 and it is free for kids 10 and under. To register online go to https://racewire.com/register.php?id=3794. Free race shirts (long sleeve active gear material) guaranteed for those who register before March 17th. After March 17th if available (supplies are limited).  Anyone can sign up to run/walk, you do not have to be a South Middle School family or even live in Braintree. 

     Walk in Registration will be open Friday, March 28th 4:00pm-7:00pm and Saturday morning at 7:00am until race time. South Middle School Gymnasium 232 Peach St. Braintree.

     There will be an award ceremony following the race in the outside lobby area in front of South. There will also be fresh fruit and bagels served to all runners and or walkers. A DJ will be keeping the tunes going all morning.

Trophies/medals will be awarded in the following categories:

Fastest Male and Female

10 and under Male and Female

11-14 Male and Female

14-18 Male and Female

19-29 Male and Female

30-39 Male and Female

40-49 Male and Female

50-59 Male and Female

60-69 Male and Female


And the highly coveted Fasted SMS Teacher Male and Female

If you have any questions feel free to contact Matthew Freeman at msfreeman@braintreema.gov

Mark Erdody March 06, 2014 at 09:16 PM
This was a lot of fun last year. The kids did a great job putting on a terrific event. This year should be even bigger.
Kathleen DeWitt March 07, 2014 at 07:43 AM
Everybody come out and support So Middle School. It's a great event. Thanks Nanakate


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