Newburyport, MA

August 2, 2016

6:00 PM (5K)
6:10 PM (10M)

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General Information

Start Time and Location: The 57th Yankee Homecoming 5K and Ten Mile Road races will be held in Newburyport Massachusetts at the Newburyport High School, 241 High Street. Race headquarters, registration, number pickup, and information will again be on the front lawn of the Newburyport High School. Please be sure to locate the exact start of your race when you arrive. The 5K starts at 6:00 PM. The 10 Mile starts at 6:10 PM. Please refer to the Course map for more information.

Registration: 2016 Registrtation is lready open in 2016.

Cost: $25.00 prior to race day, $30.00 on race day. Please make checks out to Yankee Homecoming Race. All proceeds benefit eye research in Massachusetts.

Scoring: The Yankee Homecoming Road Race will be chip timed.

Number and Timing Device Pickup: You may pick up your race (bib) number and chip on race day, at the Newburyport High School between 8:00 AM and the start of the race. Even if you entered the race through the mail or over the Internet you still must pick up your assigned race (bib) number, chip, and T shirt (if applicable) on race day at registration.

T-Shirts: T-Shirts are given to the first 1200 runners in 10 Mile and the first 1200 runners in the 5K race. T-Shirts will also be available for sale the day of the race.

Food and Drink: Food and Drink are provided free to runners after the races.

Race Proceeds: All Race Proceeds go to "Eye Research" in Massachusetts. All race workers are volunteers. Please see Race Charity for more information.

Major Features:

Feature 10 Mile 5K
Number of entrants in last years race 1436 1498
Corporate Teams No Yes
Running Teams Yes Yes
Start Time 6:10 PM 6:00 PM
Equal M/F awards yes yes
Enter on race day - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Newburyport High School. yes yes
T Shirts First 1200 runners First 1200 runners
Awards $4,300 in cash prizes Running shoes, certificates
USAT&F New England Team Awards $3,650 Certificates

Caution: Race night can be hot. Drink water during the day and before the race. If you want to change from one race to the other you may do so on race day. If it takes you longer than 110 minutes to run the 10 mile race, wear reflective clothing that shows in the dark. Parts of the course are not shut down to traffic.

Also see:
Directions to the race
Course map
5K Corporate challenge
Race charity
Pledge form