Race Guidelines

  • Entry fees are non-refundable.
  • No-shows will not be mailed their race shirts or bags.
  • Runners must complete the course in one hour, walkers in one and a half hours.
  • We do not recommend usage of any audio equipment during the race.
  • Roller/in-line skates and skateboards are prohibited.
  • Dogs are allowed on leashes and owners must pick up after their dogs.
  • The decisions of the race committee are final in all matters.
  • Each participant must wear the provided bib with the number clearly shown on the front. No participant will be allowed to race without an official bib number.
  • Participants must abide by all instructions given from the race committee, race staff, volunteers, and medical personnel.
  • Runner etiquette: Line up based on how rapidly you plan to run or walk. If you’re slow, move to the back of the pack. Please heed directions by race staff.

    Walker etiquette: Runners will approach walkers quickly. Please be courteous; move over to the sides of the roads when runners approach to let them have the right of way and quickest way past.

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Registration Info

Early bird registration for the Run/Walk is $25 until May 8, 2016. Read more.

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Online Registration

Participants are invited to register online for the event. Online registration closes June 2 at 11:00 pm. Read more.

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Route Map

The Great Bacon Run & Walk will kick off at the Town Center and follow a 5k (or 3.1 mile) route through an area bounded by Central, Cambridge, Helen and Beechwood streets. See the map.