Race Info

Race Summary

  • 5K Walk/Run for all ages
  • Heart Hero Award Recipient
  • Family Oriented
  • Kid Activities
  • Free Prizes for Participants
  • Free Refreshments for Participants
  • Official Timed Run

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Race Details

Entry Fee:

  • $25.00/Adults 19+ Non-Refundable (Now until Aug 19th)
  • $30.00/Adults 19+ Non-Refundable (Aug 20th until Aug 31st)
  • $5.00/Ages 12-18 Non-Refundable (No T-shirt)
  • FREE/Ages 11 and under (No T-shirt)
  • Donations are welcome! 


  • Race Day registration begins at 8AM at the Leicester Senior Center

Race Time:

  • Race begins Rain or Shine at 9AM

Race Location:

  • Leicester Senior Center, 40 Winslow Ave, Leicester, MA


  • The 1st Winner of Each Age group, determined on Race Day.
  • The first 125 participants to sign up are guaranteed to receive a FREE T-shirt!


  • An out and back 3.1 miles “wheel measured” made up of mixed hill & flat roads. 

Cancellation Policy: 

  • We reserve the right to cancel the race due to inclement weather or unsafe road conditions. Every attempt will be made to hold the race but the Town of Leicester and the Leicester Police Department will make the final decision about whether the race course is safe for runners, monitors, and vehicular traffic. The entry fee is non-refundable, check the DK5K website at  www.dk5k.org  for race updates. 

Life is Why!

Imagine the impact if we reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases, such as Myocarditis by 20% by 2020. Please help the DK5K organization reach this lifesaving goal. Together, we can make healthier, longer lives possible for everyone. Why? ...Life, life is why.  

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