NEDC 5K Run/Walk/Roll
Saturday 06/21/2014

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The Saturday Nov 2. 2013 race has been rescheduled to:
Saturday June 21, 2013

About the New England Dream Center:
Through a well-structured approach, with it’s vision of “Loving People to Life”, the NEDC inspires neglected, abused and displaced people to change their lives with a host of comprehensive social service outreach programs which fulfills our mission to move people from “Social Dependency to Social Contributors”.

For more about the NEDC and our programs please visit:

About the race and the day:
Saturday June 21, 2014
Sanctioned for the serious runner designed with the family in mind. Registration will begin at 7:00am and the race starts at 9am. We will start and finish from the New England Dream Center and run through the heart of downtown Worcester past beautiful Elm Park with the course remaining open for 2 hours. Click the map to see the course larger. We will also be having a shorter family/handicap accessible route which will take a right onto Merrick, then a right onto Elm with a total distance of 1 mile.

Every person to cross the finish line at the NEDC will receive a custom NEDC 5K Run/Walk/Roll dog tag!

Get your friends and family together, create a team or join a team when you register and walk together!

Join us post race for a fun afternoon with:
-Great Music
-Face painting
-Bounce houses
-Amazing raffle prizes
-FINZ from the Worcester Sharks
-Fire truck and Worcester Fire Department
-Free product samples from vendors and more!
-Free food for participants (small charge for spectators)
-Wheels Motion BMX Stunt team from Southbridge Cycles
-Free massages from Bancroft School of Massage Therapy
 -Free beverages for participants (small charge for specators) provided by Polar Beverages
Child 0-5 yrs: Free
Youth 6-17 yrs: $12.25
Adult 18+: $22.75
prices include Racewire registration fee
Virtual 5K for Veterans:
What is a virtual 5K?? It is when you can't physically be at the event, but you run and time the 3.1 miles where ever you might be in the world on the day of the event or even a day or two before. We will post a comment wall for you to share your times and where you ran. You can also post a picture of yourself, with your shirt and bib with running/walking time on the NEDC 5K facebook wall as well. Its a great way to participate in the race when you are miles away and support amazing programs!

Youth Virtual (shipping of shirt/bib incl'd): $7.00
Virtual (shipping of shirt/bib incl'd):
price includes Racewire registration fee

We are offering a virtual 5K for all of you out of state and around the world. 
All of the proceeds from the virtual 5K will benefit our veterans programs such as
Operation Christmas Cards supported by the New England Patriots!

The first 100 registered participants guaranteed to receive shirt and swag bag. 
**Virtual 5K participants will receive a bib! As well as a shirt if eligible. 
All participants on site at the NEDC will receive a NEDC 5K Run/Walk/Roll dog tag upon finishing. 

Overall Top male/female finsihers

Medals and certificates awarded to top finishers in each age/gender category. 

Purpose of the race:
The New England Dream Center is a registered 501(c)3 public non-profit and all services are provided at no cost. The 5K is to raise funds for the many incredible programs of the NEDC and to raise awareness for the NEDC and services offered to the communities in which we serve so that we can continue to move people from social dependency to social contributors and journey with them through their struggles. 

A special THANK YOU to our friends at D3 Synergy in Marlborough
for all of our printed promo!!

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