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Boston River Run

Starts Sunday November 7th, 2021

Brighton, MA

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Flat, family-friendly, scenic, safe 5K charity run/walk along the Charles River. All proceeds benefit the Andrew Graham Semper Fi Fund.


Visit www.bostonriverrun.com to learn more and register!


2021 5K Race Features

  • USATF 5K Certified Distance
  • Chip timing
  • Long sleeve technical race shirts available
  • Trophies for top 3 men and top 3 women
  • Awards for top finishers in each age group
  • Tons of swag from race sponsors

Event details and schedule

Start Time
9:00AM The run begins directly after the singing of our National Anthem


DCR’s Artesani Park, 1255 Soldiers Field Road, Boston
Arrive early for free parking at the Artesani Park.  Alternative parking can be found along Soldiers Field Road.

Course Description

The Boston River Run 5K is a spirited, patriotic run that takes place Veterans Day weekend. The run offers a family-friendly course that welcomes runners and walkers of all ability levels. From first time 5k’ers to competitive running club enthusiasts, all are welcome.   The Boston River Run 5K was created to honor Corporal Andrew Narcus and is represented by all branches of US service men and women. 

Course Map

The course is a 3.1 mile loop on the Charles River along Soldiers Field Road and Greenough Boulevard.  The race is flat and does not require crossing any streets. The 2017 5K race is USA Track and Field distance certified.

View the USA Track and Field certified course map 

Race Distances

Price Register
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open Click to Find Out Btn active register yellow
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open Click to Find Out Btn active register yellow

Places to Stay

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Start Location

1255 Soldiers Field Road, Brighton, MA

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