Join us at the Whitin Community Center Thanksgiving Morning November 26, 2020 in the 32nd Annual race to promote family health and fitness, and support programs that help protect the environment. The start time is 8:10 in the morning. The race will include cash and merchandise awards (must be present to claim award), long sleeve cotton tee shirts guaranteed if entry is received by November 10 and after till supplies run out. Hot showers and lockers in a warm building, raffles, coffee, refreshments, parking onsite and on the surrounding streets and computer chip timing by RaceWire. A $75 bonus will be awarded for new course records, and mugs are awarded to the first 50 finishers and the first 10 women after 50. Whether you're coming to race or walk, join us at the WCC Thanksgiving morning for some fun in rain or shine! Blizzard date is November 29, 2020 at 8:10 am. *Please leave pets at home*

Tee shirt and bib number pick up will take place the night before the race at the Whitin Community Center between 5-7 PM and race day morning before 8 AM. Shirt sizes are not guaranteed so come early to get the tee shirt size of your choice!

Special thanks is given to our corporate sponsors: Koopman Home Center, PRRunning and Coppertree Financial Planning Services & Investments. The course is USATF certified #MA MA19008JK. There are mile markers and one water stop halfway on the course. The course is flat, rolling and fast.


Register Online

Register By Mail

Download the .pdf application. And mail to:
Linda Usher
131 South Street
Upton, MA 01568
See terms and pricing below.


$23 Postmarked by August 31

$28 From September 1 - Nov. 25

Race Day

$35 Cash or check made payable to Whitin Five

Mass Audubon is committed to protecting the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. At Mass Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, programs serve people of all ages - from preschoolers and families to students and senior citizens. We team up with other local organizations to work with schools, scouts and community groups. For the past several years, we have been extremely involved in the Campaign for a Fishable and Swimmable BlackstoneRiver.

The Whitin Community Center is a private, non-profit, community-based organization serving the Blackstone Valley since 1922. The Whitin Community Center is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of individuals and families and building a strong community in the Blackstone Valley. We offer social, recreational, educational, and outreach programs that bring community members of all ages and backgrounds together.

Cash Awards

1st Woman $75.00
2nd Woman $40.00
3rd Woman $30.00
1st Man $75.00
2nd Man $40.00
3rd Man $30.00
1st 40-49 Woman $50.00
1st 40-49 Man $50.00
1st 50-59 Woman $50.00
1st 50-59 Man $50.00
1st 60-69 Man $50.00
1st 60-69 Woman $50.00
1st 70+ Woman $35.00
1st 70+ Man $35.00


Male and Female~
  • A.Under 13
  • B.13 – 19
  • C.20 – 29
  • D.30 – 39
  • E.40 – 49
  • F.50 – 59
  • G. Every 5 years for 60 and beyond



Top 3 per division after cash. One award per person. Must be present to claim award.

Walkers are welcome to enter the walk and receive a tee shirt, but are not eligible for awards. Walkers are not allowed on the run course, but may walk the walking course more than once. This is for safety reasons per order of the Northbridge police. You will be given a map of the course at registration. *Please leave pets at home*

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Contact Us

For race inquiries or general comments/ concerns please email juniperhill@charter.net.