* To find out which of your Wellesley neighbors will be making the trek from Hopkinton to Boston via Wellesley on April 20, visit the Boston Marathon website and plug in Wellesley MA. There are 63 Wellesley entrants listed.
* The Wellesley Community Children’s Center’s 29th Annual Fun Run/Fun Fair will take place on Saturday. April 18, from 8:30-12:00pm at the Wellesley High School track. (Rain Date: Sun. April 19) The Saturday date is due to an earlier Boston Marathon start time that following Monday. Races for children 3-12 years old from 9am-noon. Entry fee: $6 in advance; $7 on race day; $3 for siblings. Entry forms available after March 23 at Thunder in Wellesley, LittleBits Toy Store in Wellesley Hills or at www.wccc.wellesley.edu. Rides, activities, food, races, raffle, silent auction, book sale, face painting for all ages. Admissions representatives from area independent schools will also be present. Proceeds benefit Wellesley Community Children’s Center’s early childhood and after school programs. More information: 781/235-7667 or www.wccc.wellesley.edu.
* Looking ahead to May, check out the annual Officer Stewart E. Savage Memorial 5K Road Race and Fun Run at Babson College. Be sure to do some hill training.