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Reindeer Run 5k Run/Walk to support WHEAT Community Connections

 

Saturday, December 2nd 2017
10:00 AM Sharp

Start /Finish at Break-Away Billiards
104 Sterling Street, Clinton, MA

 Be one of the first 200 to register and receive a long-sleeve 5K t-shirt!

After the race enjoy music from DJ Patrick McIntyre
and one FREE beer to all participants 21 and older donated by Break-Away Billiards.

 

 

Welcome to the inaugural running of the WHEAT Community Connections Reindeer Run.  By participating in this fun 5K event you’ll be making it possible for struggling families and individuals in Clinton, Bolton, Berlin, Lancaster and Sterling to make ends meet.  
 
All levels of runners and walkers are welcome on this 3.1 mile, chip timed course that will begin and end at Break-Away Billiards at 104 Sterling Street in Clinton, MA.  Individual runners and teams will run or walk through the Greeley Hill area where you’ll pass by UMass Memorial Clinton Hospital and St. John’s Cemetery before entering Lancaster briefly then turning on to Main Street to head back to where it all began.
 
Fundraising is optional, but we hope everyone will take advantage of the opportunity to create a fundraising page and ask friends, family, and co-workers to support you and WHEAT Community Connections.
 
What will your registration and fundraising dollars do?
 
WHEAT Community Connections provides a weeks worth of groceries each month to help stretch our clients food dollars.  Hot, nutritious meals are served five nights a week at our Café, and during the holidays we provide a Thanksgiving turkey and all the trimmings to clients so they can cook and enjoy a holiday dinner at home with their family.  We make sure our client’s children have backpacks full of school supplies each September, and holiday gifts at Christmas.  WHEAT’s Senior Mobile Market, in partnership with the Clinton Senior Center, picks-up homebound seniors five nights a week and brings them to our café to ensure they’re eating a nourishing meal and can socialize with their peers.   We also connect clients with case management services to apply for fuel assistance, emergency services, Mass Health, SNAP benefits and information and referral to other local agencies. WHEAT also has a Thrift Store which provides residents with low-to-no cost clothing and household goods. 
 
From the entire WHEAT team, thank you for your support!!
 

 

Download a registration form to mail-in

Can't participate but I am interested in being a Race Volunteer? 
Email sandra.baldi@uwotc.org and let us know which of these volunteer opportunities you would be interested in.

For information on sponsoring this event click here or contact Jodi Breidel
(508) 370-4942 or email jodi.breidel@uwotc.org

Awards

Prizes for top male and female in eight age categories as well as top fundraising team and individual fundraiser!

  • 14 and under
  • age 15-19
  • age 20-29
  • age 30-39
  • age 40-49
  • age 50-59
  • age 60-69
  • age 70+

Prizes for top fundraising team and top individual fundraiser.