Information

Join us for the 58th Annual Newburyport Lions Yankee Homecoming 10 Mile and 5K Races!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Start Time & Location

The 58th Annual Yankee Homecoming 10 Mile and 5K 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

2017 Registration is open.

Single Runners, please register here.

5K Corporate Teams, please find information for registration here.

Cost

$25 until July 1st

$30 from July 2nd to race day

$35 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-ShirtsYankee Race TShir

T-shirts are given to the first 2400 runners registered in the 10 Mile and 5k races combined. 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 T-shirts are given to the first 2400 runners registered in the 10 Mile and 5k races combined. T-shirts are given to the first 2400 runners registered in the 10 Mile and 5k races combined.
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.

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