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    Cape Cod Runs 2017

    Whether you are an experienced runner looking to run for a good cause or an amateur interested in partaking in one of the many runs around the Cape, there are plenty to choose from. It’s time to lace up your running shoes and check out our list of Cape Cod runs!

    Cape-Cod-Runs-August

    Brew Run

    Town: Brewster

    Date: August 12 at 4 pm

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    Race Length: 5.2 miles

    Location: The Woodshed Bar / Brewster Chowder House on Route 6A

    Details: The race starts at 4 pm sharp, and there are 5 official water stations along the route. Free cold beverages are available to participants, and there are restrooms along the route. Strollers are not allowed in the race. The Brewster Rescue Squad along with the Woodshed co-sponsor this run which benefits the Brewster Rescue Squad.

    Cape Cod Outer Beach Run

    Town: Wellfleet

    Date: August 13 at 7 am

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    Race Length: 13.1 miles

    Location: Along the Cape Cod National Seashore

    Details: You may run as an individual in this race, or as a four person team. This scenic run takes place along the beautiful Cape Cod National Seashore.

    Against the Tide

    Town: Brewster

    Date: August 19

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    Race Length: 5K or 10K

    Location: Nickerson State Park

    Details: Swim a mile, kayak 2 miles, walk 3 miles or you can choose to run either a 5K or 10K. You may participate in 1, 2 or 3 of these events if you choose to support the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC).

    Isaac’s Run 5K

    Town: Hyannis

    Date: August 23 at 6:30 pm

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    Race Length: 5K

    Location: Cape Cod Beer 1336 Phinneys Lane

    Details: This 5K raises money for 4 year old Isaac, who is battling Acute Lymphoblastic. Every registration for runners 21 years and older includes their first beer after the race.Cape-Cod-Runs-September

    Five-0 5K

    Town: Orleans

    Date: September 2 at 9 am

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    Race Length: 5K

    Location: The Jailhouse Tavern, 28 West Road

    Details: The Orleans Police Department puts on the annual race which is made up of mostly flat terrain. It is a great way to finish up the summer on Labor Day weekend. This run benefits both the Orleans Police Relief Association and the Cape Cod Children’s Cove.

    Labor Day Sunday 5K Road Race

    Town: South Dennis

    Date: September 3

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    Race Length: 5K

    Location: Johnny Kelley Park, 168 Old Bass River Road

    Details: Walkers as well as dog walkers are welcome to participate in the Labor Day Sunday 5K Road Race. Medals are awarded to the top female and male participants in four different categories.

    Hyannis Sprint II Triathlon

    Town: Hyannis

    Date: September 9 at 7:30 am

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    Race Length: Swim 1/4 mile; Bike 10.2 miles; Run 3.6 miles

    Location: Craigville Beach, Craigville Beach Road Centerville

    Details: This triathlon will have an awards ceremony at 9:30 am the day of the race for participants.

    Eastham Windmill Weekend 5K Road Race

    Town: Eastham

    Date: September 10 at 8 am

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    Race Length: 5K

    Location: Race begins at the Eastham Library on Route 6

    Details: This is the Windmill Weekend’s 40th year! Take in the beautiful sights Eastham has to offer, on this 5K. There is even a 1/2 mile kids run. The turnaround point (First Encounter Beach) is actually the first meeting place of the Pilgrims and the Native Americans.

    Girly Girl P.A.R.T.S. 5K

    Town: Centerville

    Date: September 17 at 7:30 am

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    Race Length: 5K

    Location: Craigville Beach, Craigville Beach Road Centerville

    Details: The Girly Girl PARTS 5K is held in memory of Jill Di-Tommaso who battled ovarian cancer for 8 years before passing away from the disease. The 5K raises money to increase awareness of the disease. Last year, $124,000 was donated to Dana-Farber.

    Healthy Parks, Healthy People 5K Run / Walk for Heart Health

    Town: Eastham

    Date: September 23 at 9 am

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    Location: Nauset Regional High School

    Details: The Healthy Parks, Healthy People 5K Run / Walk for Heart Health is a program supported by Cape Cod Health Care and the National Seashore to promote health among seasonal and year round residents of Cape Cod as well as visitors.

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    Harwich Cranberry Half Marathon

    Town: Harwich

    Date: October 1 the 10Km starts at 11:30 am and the half marathon starts at 12 pm

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    Race Length: 10 Km and half marathon

    Location: Monomoy Regional High School, 75 Oak St.

    Details: The half marathon has a 3 hour time limit and the 10 Km has a strict 1.5 hour time limit to complete. There will be a post race get together with refreshments and music to celebrate!

    Gut Check

    Town: Brewster

    Date: October 14

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    Race Length: For the sprint triathlon, the race has a 500 yard swim (for duathletes a challenging 2-mile trail run), 10 mile bike ride, finally there is a 3 mile trail run.

    Location: Nickerson State Park, Route 6A

    Details: This is a sprint triathlon and duathlon is a must for the athlete that wants to really push themselves. The Athlete’s Choice Awards has named this race one of the top races in the world to have on your bucket list.

    Cape-Cod-Runs-November

    Chatham in the Fall

    Town: Chatham

    Date: November 19

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    Race Length: 10K

    Location: Monomoy Regional Middle School, 425 Crowell Road

    Details: Check the website for registration information at the end of the summer for more details.

    Chatham Turkey Trot

    Town: Chatham

    Date: November 23 at 8 am

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    Race Length: 5K

    Location: Chatham Orpheum Theater, Main Street

    Details: The walk / run starts at 8 am, and all money and / or food raised by the Chatham Turkey Trot is given to the Lower Cape Outreach Council. For ages 13 – 113, the cost of registering is $20 plus a bag of non-perishable grocery items. For ages 0 – 12, the cost is $5 plus two grocery items.

    Cape Cod Runs 2017

    Cape Cod hosts a variety of races and runs benefiting a number of worthy causes. The relatively mild weather on Cape Cod make participating in races  Whether triathlons or road races are more your speed, there is an event for you this season.

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