Half Way to Dot Day 5K

55 Hallet Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

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Event Information
Come join us for the annual Halfway to Dot Day 5k Road Race on Saturday, December 14th, 2024! This is a family friendly run for all ages and abilities along the paths of DCR’s Pope John Paul Park in Dorchester and is certified and sanctioned by USA Track and Field – New England.

The shotgun start is at 9am. Registration for adults and teenagers 12+ is just $25.
All youth under 12 are asked to make a donation of at least $5, of which 100% of the proceeds will be used for post-secondary and trades school scholarships for Dorchester youth.

Join us after the race at Florian Hall where there will be local vendors and perhaps a visit from old Saint Nick himself!!

The Course
A fast and flat 5k (3.1 miles) inside of DCR's Pope John Paul II Park. Runners will start near the Hilltop Street entrance and pass by festively decorated water tables and carolers along the way.

Bib Pick Up
Bib Packets will be available for EARLY PICK-UP on Friday December 13th from 5:00-8:00 pm - location to be shared soon!
Participants may also pick up their packets at Florian Hall Saturday morning beginning at 7:30am.Registration will be available at early-pick up as well as the morning of the race (until 8:30 am) until we are full.

Parking is available at the Walgreens Parking Lot (757 Gallivan Boulevard) and adjacent streets in the area. “Candy Cane Lane” will safely and quickly lead you from Walgreens through the park to the starting line. There is limited parking at Florian Hall and no parking in the McKeon Post parking lot.

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