ABC Run/Walk On 10/19

5K Run (or walk) to support Amherst A Better Chance on October 19, 2019 and enjoy a cup of cider at the finish line! The walk begins at 9:30 am and the run begins at 10:00 am. Both start at the Amherst Town Common. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Fun activities continue until 2:00 pm.

The run starts at Amherst Town Common, partly circles Amherst College campus and enters the woodlands of The Amherst College bird sanctuary, highlighted by a beautiful view over the Pelham Hills. Finally, it follows the Norwottuck Rail Trail back to the campus. Upon completion, runners and walkers are invited to enjoy a cup of cider, healthy snacks, entertainment and fun activities.

The family friendly 5k Fall Foliage And Cider Run is a community celebration of Amherst A Better Chance, a residential high school program that prepares academically talented young men of color from educationally underserved school districts for college and future leadership roles.

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Registration fees: Adults: $25; Kids 12 and under: $15; Families and groups: $60; Seniors (65+) and Students: $20

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Have questions? Contact Marzena or Kursten,

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