Roundup: July Races and Charity Events

Beat the laziness of summer with these active events.

running photo via shutterstock.

running photo via shutterstock.

Summer is here, and so is the temptation to post up in front of the A/C. To help keep you moving on those warm and lazy days, we found 25 races and athletic charity events in Boston and beyond to try in July. Whether you’re looking for a low key 5K, a challenging sprint through a muddy obstacle course, or a chance to raise a few bucks for a good cause, staying active this month just got a whole lot easier.

Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50

7/3, 5K begins at 5:30 p.m.; 10K begins at 6:30 p.m., registration cost varies by event, Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxboro, finishatthe50.com

Hingham Road Race

7/4, race starts at 7 a.m., registration is $25, Notre Dame Academy, 1073 Main St., Hingham, hingham-ma.gov

Independence Day 5K

7/4, race starts at 8 a.m., registration is $10 for children; $25 for adults, Cordage Park, Plymouth, wickedawesomeproductions.com

Murdicks Run the Chop Challenge

7/4, race starts at 9 a.m., registration is $20, Tisbury School, Spring St., Vineyard Haven, runthechop.murdicks.com

Whaling City Triathlon

7/6, race starts at 8 a.m., registration is $80, Fort Taber Park, New Bedford, sunmultisportevents.com

Wicked Presents Miles Over the Moon

7/11, race starts at 8 p.m., registration is $22, Pleasant St., Salem, wickedrunningclub.com

Run for the Hills Trail Run

7/12, race starts at 9 a.m., registration cost varies by event, Pingree Reservation/Pingree School, 537 Highland St., South Hamilton, northshoretimingonline.com

Tour de Cure: New England Classic

7/12, race starts at 8:30 a.m., registration begins at $65, Parker Chomerics, 77 Dragon St., Woburn, main.diabetes.org

Urban Raid

7/12, race starts at 8 a.m., registration begins at $50, City Hall Plaza, Boston, raidevents.com

Narragansett Summer Running Festival

7/13, 5K starts at 8 a.m.; half marathon starts at 8:15 AM; 10K starts at 8:30 AM, registration varies by event, Stonehill College, 320 Washington St., Easton, gansettrun.com

Run Like the Dickens 5K

7/13, race starts at 8:30 a.m., registration is $30, Old Sturbridge Village, One Sturbridge Village Rd., Sturbridge, baystaterescue.org

Jim Kane Sugar Bowl

7/17, race starts at 7 p.m., registration is $25, 125 William J. Day Blvd., Dorchester, lstreet.org 

Dirty Girl Mud Run: Boston

7/19, registration begins at $85, Kimball Farm 780 E. Broadway, Haverhill, godirtygirl.com 

Run to Home Base

7/19, race starts at 8 a.m., registration begins at $25, Fenway Park, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, runtohomebase.org

Samurai Sprint Mud Run

7/19, race starts at 9 a.m., registration begins at $55, 417 Hixbridge Rd., Westport, samuraisprint.com 

Mill City Triathlon

7/20, races start at 8 a.m. and 8:20 a.m.,  registration cost varies by event, Lowell, doubleracing.com

Twin Reservoirs Half Marathon & 5K

7/20, half marathon starts at 9 a.m.; 5K starts at 9:30 a.m., registration cost varies by event, Holyoke Community College, 303 Homestead Ave., Holyoke, twinreservoirshm.com

Iron Girl Triathlon

7/20, race starts at 7 a.m., registration is $105, 57 Thompson Rd., Webster, irongirl.com 

Camp Harbor View Harborthon

7/24, race starts at 7 p.m., registration is $100, Camp Harbor View, Long Island, Boston, campharborview5k.com

39th Annual Marathon Sports 5 Miler

7/24, race starts at 7 p.m., registration is $25, 444 Wellesley St., Weston, racewire.com 

Running on Streets of Gold

7/26, race starts at 8 a.m., registration is $37.75, 393 Highland Ave., Somerville, streetsofgold5k.com

The Dirty Dash: Boston

7/26, registration is $50, Amesbury Sports Park, 12 South Hunt Rd., Amesbury, thedirtydash.com

Asbury Grove Duathlon

7/26, race starts at 8 a.m., registration is $10, One Pleasant Ave, South Hamilton, stewchase.com

Run and Renew 5K

7/27, race starts at 9 a.m., registration is $25, 40 Old Ferry Rd., Lowell, bridesagainstbreastcancer.org 

Yankee Homecoming 10M and 5K

7/29, 5K starts at 6 p.m.; 10M starts at 6:10 p.m., registration is $25, 241 High St., Newburyport, yankeerace.com

 

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