Tuesday, April 5 at 3 p.m. EST - Online registration closes

  To help your friends and family avoid registration lines at the Race, encourage them to sign up online by 3 p.m. on April 5. 

Pre-Race Packet Pick Up (please note there are NO new Race registrations until Saturday morning)

Wednesday, April 6 - New Balance, 538 Boylston Street, Boston (2 - 8 p.m.)
Thursday, April 7 - New Balance Factory Outlet, 173 Market Street, Brighton (2 - 8 p.m.)
Friday, April 8 - Boston Teacher's Union, 180 Mt. Vernon Street, Dorchester (noon - 6 p.m.)

Saturday, April 9 - Race Day!

  7:30 - 9 a.m.   Registration/Packet Pick Up
  7:30 - 11 a.m.   Survivor Breakfast open
  8:20 a.m.   Survivor photo
  8:30 a.m.   Survivor procession
  9:00 a.m.   New Balance 5K run and 5K walk Begins
  10:15 a.m.   Kids Fun Run #1
  10:30 a.m.   Award ceremony
  10:40 a.m.   Kids Fun Run #2


Race Day Reminders and Maps:

Race for the Cure® takes place at DCR Carson Beach Mother's Rest Area

  • For those driving, free parking is available adjacent to DCR Carson Beach at the Santander Parking Lot. The address for the parking lot is 2 William T. Morrissey Boulevard, Dorchester, MA 02125. Please click here for Parking Map.
  • There will not be a bag check area this year due to increased security surrounding public events.
  • Strollers are welcome on the Race course. Pets are discouraged.
  • For the safety of all participants, glass bottles are prohibited from Carson Beach.
  • We are working with the Massachusetts State Police on road closures during the Race. It may become necessary for participants to walk on the sidewalk, as opposed to the street. To ensure the safety of all, please follow directions given by State Police Officers during the Race.

If you have any questions about the Race, please email RaceMA@KomenSouthernNewEngland.org.

*Please note we will be in and out of the office prior to Race so email is best.