SPONSORED POST: This is it. The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club (WHJWC) 4th annual Wonder Run 5k and Kids Fun Run is set to take place under sunny skies on Sunday, May 21 at 8:30am. Just when you thought it would never warm up into true spring, the weather is predicted to take a turn for the absolute best. There’s even time to take a few more training jaunts, just so your body isn’t shocked by the 70-degree temperatures that we feel sure will be the new normal. After an early spring that has kept us all in a state of general damp, we deserve it.
Whether you’re in it to win it (sure, there are always a couple of those to keep everybody on their toes) or you just want to low-key get out there, one thing stays the same in this race — all proceeds help organizer WHJWC provide scholarships and other charitable aid. In 2016, Junior Women’s funded $65,000 of charitable grants in program areas including seniors, civic and community, education, and healthcare.
The 5k starts at 8:30am at the Wellesley High School track and takes runners on a scenic tour of town. The Kids Fun Run, which takes place on the High School track, starts at 9:30am. Sensei Nicco DeMasco will be on hand with kid-friendly activities before the event.
Online pre-registration is $30 (Wonder Run 5K) and $10 (Kids Fun Run) and is now available. Register early to secure your Wonder Run 5K T-Shirt! The first 250 5K registrants will receive a race t-shirt and a water bottle. For questions about the Wonder Run road race, please contact the event directors at [email protected]