The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield, along with volunteers from the organizers of Oleksak Lumber Spring Half Marathon, host the Gordy's First Race, a 5k and 10k race on New Years Day each year, in memory of long time runner and Boys & Girls Club supporter, Gordon Bates.
11:00am New Years Day - January 1, 2016
All registered runners receive a fleece scarf (pictured on right)
to download a mail in registration form
Race day registration is available at the Boys & Girls Club from 9:30am - 10:30am
10k Course - Out and back is a 6.2 mile course starting and ending in front of the Westfield Middle School. Map Available Here.
5k - Out and back is a 3.1 mile course starting and ending in front of the Westfield Middle School. Map Available Here.
Facilities - Showers and restrooms are available at the Boys & Girls Club. Plenty of free parking at the Amelia Park Ice Arena and In-Line Rink adjacent to the Club.
Dinner - Post-race food and refreshments FREE to all participants. New this year Hot Chocolate after the race!
Results - Provided by GreystoneRacing
10k Entry Fee - $30
5k Entry Fee - $25
For questions or additional information, email: email@example.com
From Connecticut - Route 202 North to Westfield, right at lights onto West Silver Street, Boys & Girls Club is on the right, behind the Westfield Middle School. Park in Middle School or Ice Rink lot.
From Mass Turnpike - Exit 3 right onto Rt. 202 South through downtown Westfield. Left onto Pleasant St. (still on Rt. 202 South). Left at lights onto West Silver Street. Boys & Girls Club is on the right, behind the Westfield Middle School. Park in Middle School or Ice Rink lot.
From Route I-91 - Take Massachusetts Turnpike exit from 91 and follow above directions.
Race Sponsored By:
First Race photographs are courtesy of Locally Run.