This is a club race. Each club owns this race. It is therefore expected that each club will provide volunteers to help with all race duties.
This is an invitational event that is open to all members of the following clubs that are part of the Mill Cities Alliance: Gate City Striders, Greater Lowell Road Runners, Merrimack Valley Striders, Andover Striders, Athletic Alliance Running Club, Winners’ Circle Running Club, Gil’s Athletic Club, Whirlaway Racing Team, North Shore Striders, Greater Derry Track Club, Squannacook River Runners, North Medford Club, Somerville Road Runners, Sandown Rouge Runners, Melrose Running Club, Shamrock Running Club, Mystic Runners, Wicked Running Club, and TriFury .
*Each team is made up of FIVE DIFFERENT RUNNERS. Teams using the same runner for more than one leg will be disqualified.
*Runners MUST use the crossover areas and exchange areas as marked. Runners observed crossing or exchanging outside these areas will be assessed a FIVE MINUTE PENALTY to their leg.
*PARKING ALERT: Parking in the main exchange area at exchange one is prohibited. Parking isn’t allowed on Rt. 113 along the area at exchange 2 near the Voke School). Parking is fine along Rt. 113 at exchange 3 near the boathouse.
*COMMON COURTESY: Please do not interfere with any exchange areas by obstructing runners’ view of team mates or hindering runners’ progress. This has been a problem with the third exchange at the UMass Lowell Boathouse. Please do not stand on the retaining wall. Please view the race from the boulevard side of the path.
*AGE REQUIREMENTS: All participants must be of 18 years or older.