Celebrating 35 years of FITNESS, FAMILY, and FUN!

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Join us for the 35th Annual Feaster Five Road Race
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 24, 2022 in Downtown Andover, Mass.
Registration Now Open!
T-Shirts guaranteed for the first 5,000 registrants

5K or 5 Mile

$40

5K (Age 12 and under)

$30

Kids' K

$10

Each little athlete will receive a commemorative medal and a custom long sleeve Kid’s K technical shirt.

Register Today!

COVID-19 Statement: The Feaster Five Road Race will be following CDC guidelines, Massachusetts regulations, and local rules to create a safe event for all participants and volunteers. We will update here as we get closer to the event.

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Pre-Race Number Pickup

Pick up your race number and swag or register on site at the Feaster Five Expo, Andover/North Andover YMCA, 165 Haverhill Street, Andover, MA.

For the safety of our volunteers, everyone is asked to wear masks while inside the Y during bib pickup.

  • Monday, Nov 21:  3:00-7:00pm
  • Tuesday, Nov 22: Noon-7:00pm
  • Wednesday, Nov 23: Noon-6:00pm

 

Race Day Schedule

  • Parking:
    Use the large parking lots at Brickstone Square, enter from Kenilworth Street. Parking is also available at the Stop and Shop Plaza on Main Street and the Merrimack Valley YMCA on Haverhill Street
  • 7:00 AM: Race Day Number Pickup / Registration
    Bill DeLuca Chevrolet
    339 N Main Street, Andover
  • 7:45 AM: Kids' K
    The Track at Balmoral Street
  • 8:30 AM: 5K/5M/walk

BENEFICIARIES

The Proceeds from the race benefit the The Bellesini Academy The Merrimack Valley Y, the  MVS high school scholarship fund,  and Groundwork Lawrence

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SPONSORS

Presenting Sponsor

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Gold Level

Whirlaway Sports Center

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ST. JOHN'S PREP

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Hastings, Jamieson Lipschutz

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Off-Season Sports & Physical Therapy

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Bill DeLuca Chevrolet and Cadillac

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Table Talk Pies

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Costa Fruit

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Salem Five Charitable Foundation

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Coca Cola Northeast

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6K Inc.

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Pentucket Bank

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F45 Training

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Friends of Feaster Five

R.C. LaFond Insurance Agency

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Burton's Grill & Bar

COUCH TO 5K PROGRAM

Join us Sundays at 8 AM from October 2 to November 20, 2022, at Shawsheen Square, Andover, MA.

Meet other runners and walkers to train for the 5K and 5M events.  Runners/walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to this free program.

Join our coaches in the training traditions of the Feaster Five, warm up for your run on the Thanksgiving Day course and have any training questions answered. 

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YOUR COACHING TEAM
Maura Szendey and Steve Seide are the coaches for the Couch to 5K program. Collectively they have over 50 years of running experience.  They've run all race distances and love sharing their tips and strategies for getting ready for Feaster Five - either as a beginner or a seasoned runner.


HOW IT WORKS
We meet the eight Sundays prior to the Feaster Five at the race start; we break into groups (walkers, walk/runners, runners) to make sure everyone has the right support; we start with group warm ups and running tips each week; we progress each week to further distances and more running than walking. If you plan on joining us you will be required to sign a waiver. We will have them on hand.

You must register in advance to participate:

The 2022 Feaster Five Road Race is the largest Thanksgiving Day road race in Massachusetts. Since 1988, the Feaster Five has drawn tens of thousands of participants annually who take part in the 5k or 5 miler walk/run. This race brings together the community and beyond for a fun filled morning of running miles and consuming plenty of pie. It is a longstanding tradition of many families to participate in the race each year.

The Feaster Five Road Race is hosted by the Merrimack Valley Striders, a 400+ member running organization founded in 1979. Proceeds from the race benefit the Striders’ high school scholarship fund, local charities, and initiatives in the surrounding communities.

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