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Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle 2024

Race Details
Event Date
Race start time(s)
5k Run at 9:00 AM; Paddle races at 11:00, 11:15 and 11:30 AM
Registration start
8:00 AM
Event Location
DCR Blessing of the Bay Boathouse
Event Address
32 Shore Drive
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Race Description

The Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle, which runs every May and celebrates the return of the river herring, includes a 5K run/walk race and three paddle distances (3 miles, 9 miles or 12 miles). Join us to run or paddle—volunteer—or become a sponsor for this event.

Event Information
Course Map
Shore Drive is off of Mystic Ave. and very close to I-93 in Somerville.
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Race comments
Race not held in 2020 or 2021