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Spectacle Island 5K and Family Fun Run

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Spectacle Island

Ferry leaves from and returns to Long Wharf North

Boston, MA 02110

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Enjoy panoramic views of the harbor and downtown Boston from beautiful and historic Spectacle Island during our exciting 5K road race! All proceeds benefit Boston Harbor Now, the non-profit partner of the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park. Race day festivities include a 5K race, half-mile kids' fun run, picnic lunch for participants, music, kids' activities, and more!


Race Day Schedule

  • 8:15 a.m. - Ferry departs Hingham Shipyard Marina

  • 8:30 a.m. - Ferry departs Long Wharf

  • Registration and Baggage Check Open (Participants may pick up registration materials upon arrival at the Island. Baggage Check available for 5K participants only.)

  • 9:30 a.m. Pre-race warm-up and stretch. (on the promenade)

  • 9:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Kids Activities at Visitor Center

  • 10:00 a.m. 5K Race

  • 11:15 a.m. “Race to the Saddle” Kids Fun Run start. Half-mile fun run for children under 12.

  • 11:30 a.m. 5K Award Ceremony

  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Picnic Lunch (near Visitor Center)

  • 12:00 p.m. - Ferry departs for Boston

  • 12:30 p.m. - Ferry departs for Hingham

  • 12:30 p.m. Baggage Check Closes

  • 2:00 pm - Ferry departs for Boston




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Interested in volunteering? Every year volunteers help with registration, timing, course markers, lunch, and much more! Sign-up today!

Want to bring a group? Contact Rebecca Smerling at rsmerling@bostonharbornow.org.

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Ferry leaves from and returns to Long Wharf North

Boston, MA 02110

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