New Balance Falmouth Road Race

Sunday, August 16, 2015
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Runners Wanted!

This summer, the New Balance Falmouth Road Race will celebrate its 43rd anniversary
and the Animal Rescue League of Boston wants you to be there!

The ARL will have a limited number of charity bibs available for runners
interested in participating in this classic summer road race.

Runners on the ARL team pledge to raise a minimum of $750 to help
rescue animals from suffering, cruelty, abandonment, and neglect.

In return, ARL team members will enjoy:

  • An opportunity to tour the Animal Rescue League’s Boston animal shelter
  • A custom singlet and ARL swag
  • Hands-on help with fundraising, online fundraising, and social media promotion

Application deadline: June 15, 2015

Download the Runner Application

Please note: completing and submitting an application does not guarantee participation.
2015 ARL Falmouth Road Race team members will be notified by 7/10/2015.

America’s Family Race


Falmouth Road Race Logo

Fun Facts

More than 11,000 runners will gather in Woods Hole for the 2015 Falmouth Road race, including many of the world's elite distance runners.  Event organizers continue to focus on making the race a fun run. “Back-of-the-pack” joggers share the road with the best, “forming a tapestry of colors from the start on Water Street to the finish at the beach in Falmouth Heights.”

The race has become part of the fabric of summer on Cape Cod, with runners and spectators coming back year after year.

Falmouth Road Race Fun Facts

  • The race was first held on a Wednesday afternoon because it founder Tommy Leonard's birthday.
  • The course is 7 miles because that was the distance from the Captain Kidd in Woods Hole to Tommy's workplace, The Brothers Four, in Falmouth Heights.
  • The ARL has fielded a team in the Falmouth Road Race since 2013.

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