Join us for the 5th Annual Half Way to Dot Day 5K!




Come join us for the 5th Annual Halfway to Dot Day 5k Road Race on Saturday December 14th, 2019! This is a family friendly run for all ages and abilities along the paths of DCR’s Pope John Paul Park in Dorchester and is certified and sanctioned by USA Track and Field – New England.

The shotgun start is at 9am. After the race please join us for the Mayor’s Toy Drive and Breakfast at Florian Hall – all youth under 12 who donate a toy are registered at no cost. Registration for adults and teenagers is just $20.

Halfway to Dot Day Shirts and Ornaments 
All registrants will receive a long-sleeve shirt and finishers will receive a handmade, one-of-a-kind holiday ornament!

Start and Finish 
DCR’s Pope John Paul II Park
Hallet Street entrance (near the McKeon Post)
Dorchester, MA 02124

Fast and flat 5 km inside of PJP II Park. Runners will pass by festively decorated water tables and carolers along the way.

Bib Pick-Up 
Bib Packets will be available for EARLY PICK-UP on
Friday December 13th from 4:00-8:00 pm at TBD
Participants may also pick up their packets at Florian Hall Saturday morning beginning at 7:30am.
Registration will be available at early-pick up as well as the morning of the race (until 8:30 am) until we are full.

Parking is available at the Walgreens Parking Lot (757 Gallivan Boulevard) and adjacent streets in the area. “Candy Cane Lane” will safely and quickly lead you from Walgreens through the park to the starting line. There is no parking at Florian Hall and very limited parking in the McKeon Post parking lot.

Halfway to Dot Day 5k Award List

Females & Males
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Overall
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place – 14 years and under
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place – 15-19 years
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place – 20-29 years
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place – 30-39 years
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place – 40-49 years
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place – 50-59 years
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place – 60-69 years
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place – 70 + years

Santa Medals to all youth finishers