Roundup: July Races and Charity Events

Beat the laziness of summer with these active events.

By | Hub Health |
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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