5k/10k Road Race
Devens, MA November 12th, 2023
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Each year, around Veteran's Day, we gather in Devens, Massachusetts, as we toe the line in support of our Veterans and Frist-Responders. Join us to run or walk a beautiful 5k/10k course and honor the bravest among us! We'll run and walk together, and then celebrate at the finish in honor of those that give so much. Post-race celebration hosted by our friends at Columbia Tavern and Yuengling. A special thank you to this year's premier sponsor, Tito's Handmade Vodka!
100% of net proceeds to benefit Clear Path for Veterans New England, a wellness-based veterans community center.
Packet pickup will be available on race-morning, right near the race parking and the starting/finish line.
*Pre-registered minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The parent or guardian must sign a waiver on behalf of the minor at packet pickup.
November 12, 2023
84 Antietam Street
Devens, MA 01434
We'll award our top 3 overall finishers in both the men's & women's races.
We'll award the top 2 finishers in each of the following age divisions in both the men's & women's races: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
Are you a part of a corporation that want's to get involved? Want to have your organization's logo on our race shirts!?!? AWESOME! We'd love that!
For organizations that reserve 20 race entries for their employees, we'll give you a free sponsorship to the event and print your logo on the back of our race shirts!
Spots must be reserved by October 1st, with logos immediately provided to our team.
Looking to reserve your organizations spot? Fill out the contact form at the bottom of this website and we'll reach out!
SPONSOR A HERO
During the Journey Home Road Race you'll run through the "Hero's Mile", where you'll run by signs that honor people who have served our nation. You can purchase a sign for the Journey Home 5k/10k for $150 in honor of the hero/s in your life. Race management will reach out to you to collect photo/text for your hero's sign and take care of printing and set-up on race morning. Join us in thanking the "bravest among us" on race day, and raising more for Clear Path for Veterans New England in the process! Proceed to Race Registration to reserve a sign on the "Hero's Mile".
3.1 MILES / 6.2 Miles / 100% for our Veterans
SEE YOU IN DEVENS!
REGISTER EARLY BEFORE PRICES GO UP
Registration for the Journey Home Road Race is final under all circumstances. There are NO REFUNDS and NO DEFERRALS. In the event that an athlete cannot make the race their bib can be transferred to another runner. A bib transfer request must be received one week prior to race weekend.
Our course is a 3.1 mile run adjacent to the grounds of the US Army Garrison known as Fort Devens. The 10k race is a double loop of this 3.1 mile course.
The course starts next to the newly acquired Clear Path for Veterans, New England headquarters building, located at the top of Antietam Street. The starting line itself will be on Sallas Bluff Street, with runners facing southbound towards Buena Vista Street.
At race start, runners run southward towards Sallas Bluff Street. Runners take first right onto Buena Vista Street. Right onto Chance Street. Quick left onto Walnut Street. At end of Walnut Street, left onto Jackson Road. Left onto Antietam Street. Left onto Sherman Avenue. Left onto Buena Vista Street. Right onto the walkway that crosses the edge of Rogers Field, in close proximity to Jackson Road. As walkway nears its end, Right onto Elm Road. Right onto Sherman Avenue. Left onto Buena Vista Street. Right onto Sallas Bluff Street. Right onto Antietam Street. Runners finish on Antietam Street, in front of the new Clear Path for Veterans, New England headquarters building, located at the top of Antietam Street.
Other Course Considerations
There will be one water station on Antietam Street, as runners approach the left-hand turn onto Sherman Avenue, at roughly the 1.55 mile mark.
Questions? We'll answer them!
Comments? We'll listen!