Amazing Race is coming back to Somerville.
Wait wait! That sounds misleading.
THE Amazing Race the show is not coming back to Somerville, but AN Amazing Race is.
The race is a run or walk and is open to runners and families of all ages and abilities.
Additionally, there will be a Children's Fun Run (age 9 and under) before the race with all kids getting a medal! Can I pretend to be an 8-year old? ;) I love a medal.
I will say the Fun Run was adorable to watch pre-race!!
But more about the 5k:
The Race to the Row will run through the Assembly Square District and along the Mystic River, ending with a fun-filled post-race party with food and drinks served from the newest local restaurants and live music supplied by the IT Band! All proceeds will benefit the East Somerville Main Streets program (funding East Somerville business visibility and bolstering the community at large) as well as Somerville TrackPAC (provides college scholarships for Somerville High School students).
Following last year's race I enjoyed free Harpoon beer, food courtesy of Ernesto's Pizza and ice cream from JP Lick's. I know they will be offering free food and drink to participants again this year, but details have yet to be released.
The Assembly Row and race area are easily accessible via public transportation and offer ample free parking options for those choosing to drive.
Now that I have you all drooling over the fun ... it is time for the best part:
I have a FREE race entry to give away!
So here’s how to enter:
The giveaway will run from Tuesday June 23 (8am ET) through Tuesday June 30 (8am ET)!
The winner will be selected and announced on Tuesday!