The 4th Annual Rocket Race to benefit Auburn Youth and Family Services will be held on September 11, 2016. This race features a 5k and a 1k Fun Run (kids under 10 only, please).
The race starts and ends at Auburn High School, with RaceWire timing for real-time splits and Top Finisher results. In addition to the run, there will also be a bounce-house, FREE Coco’s Ice (1 free per child under 17, additional servings for purchase) oth11er healthy activities for kids. Jake from the Worcester Bravehearts will be around to help our runners warm up, cheer on the kids, and give away Bravehearts tickets to a few lucky participants.
All proceeds go directly to Auburn Youth and Family Services. All ages and skill levels welcome at this fun-filled, healthy day.  Be sure to sign up early for the best pricing, and, don’t forget to bring your can(s) of food for the AYFS Food Drive.
Awards
Top 3 Male and Female finishers in 5k categories will receive a medal. All 1k Fun Runners will receive a ribbon.
T-Shirts & Goodie Bags
All runners, including adult and child race-day registrants, will receive a goodie bag. First 50 adult runners are guaranteed race tees. Additional shirts will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Number Pick-Up
Bibs and goodie bags will be available for pick up at multiple locations Thursday 9/8, Friday 9/9, and Saturday 9/10.
Post Race Party
TBD – stay tuned for details
Parking
Parking at no cost is available on site in the upper lot at Auburn High School as well as the Bank of America Parking lot located at 376 Southbridge St, Auburn, MA 01501.
Courses
1k Fun Run will be run on the Auburn High School Track. The 5k course has been modified this year to reduce hills and turns, and is a loop formation on paved roads in the Oxford Street/Bryn Mawr area of Auburn.