Race to the Summit 
Saturday September 28th 

Both the half marathon and 5K courses race along the quintessentially scenic New England roads of Princeton and Westminster, MA.

With the 5K course featuring nearly 1000 feet of elevation change and the half marathon over 2000 feet of elevation change, a challenge certainly awaits the prepared runner.  The course will end at the summit of Wachusett Mountain where you can reap the rewards of your hard work at the summit, then ride the chair lift down the mountain to enjoy Wachusett Mountain's 10th Annual BBQFest!

Registration includes BBQFest entrance, skyride from summit to base, short sleeve t-shirt and finishers medal!


Half Marathon will open at 8AM and will close at 9:30AM
5K will open at 8AM and will close at 10:30AM

Half Marathon race will be begin at 10AM
5K will be started at 11AM

Parking will be available to all athletes at the Wachusett Mountain Ski Area's main parking lot
 A Detailed PDF Packet with Race Day Runner's Information can be found here

Bib pickup will be available the day before the race at Marathon Sports in Shrewsbury, MA.  Runners will be offered an in-store deiscount for any purchases made during their visit.
Bib pickup will also be available at the registration tent the day of the race
Gear check will available at the gear check tent inside the festival

There will be 6 aid stations on the half marathon course and 1 aid station on the 5K course. ,Mile 0.7 - Water stop, Mile 3.1 - Water stop, Mile 4.6 - Water stop, Mile 6.4 - Water, portable restrooms, EMT's Mile 8.9 - Water stop,  Mile 10.7 (half) Mile 0.7 (5K) - Water stop. See the Runner's Information packet above for details.