Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day 5k!

Register at the Emerald Society from 4-6 PM on Saturday, September 10th or before the race from 9-11 AM

The Emerald Society of the BPD is pleased to announce the 8th annual Half Way to St. Patrick's Day road race to support a wonderful charity, Cops for Kids with Cancer.

Race Details

Sunday, September 11th
Emerald Society Hall, 10 Birch Street, Roslindale MA 02131

The 5k course, certified by USA Track and Field, starts in front of the Emerald Society hall (which is located at 10 Birch Street) and will head up Belgrade Ave to Walworth St, around Fallon Field and then up Walter Street towards the picturesque Arnold Arboretum. After passing through the Arboretum the race will continue back towards the finish line in Roslindale Village.

You can register in person at the Emerald Society on Saturday, September 10th from 4-6 pm or tomorrow morning from 9-11 am. The registration entry fee is $25.00 for  adults $20.00 for kids under 18. The first 250 runners who register will get a race day t-shirt.


All proceeds will be donated to Cops for Kids with Cancer, a great non-profit charity to help children and their families when times are tough. For more information on this organization go to www.copsforkidswithcancer.org.

Sponsor or Volunteer

If you would like to help by either being a volunteer or a sponsor, please contact the race organizer Kevin Plunkett via kevin.plunkett@pd.boston.gov as soon as possible. As with any major undertaking such as this, we are always in need of both sponsors and volunteers.

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