We are again part of the Needham Bank Grand Prix Series of 5K road races!

This series is comprised of FIVE Needham 5K road races, held in JANUARY (New Years Day 5K), MAY (Great Bear Run), JULY (YMCA 5K), SEPTEMBER (Jog Your Memory 5K) and NOVEMBER (BIGGSteps 5K).

Needham Bank has generously helped support the creation of this event. The purpose of this series is to encourage runners and walkers to experience the different neighborhoods of Needham, while promoting health and exercise throughout the year. An additional benefit is to support various local charities and services throughout Needham.

RACES: The following five races comprise the Needham Gran Prix Series. For more information about each race, to register, and for results of that race, please click HERE!

Needham New Years Day 5K (Completed on January 1st)
Great Bear Run (completed on May 20th)
YMCA (completed on July 4th)
Jog Your Memory 5K (September 16th)
BIGGSteps 5K (November 18th)

PRIZES: The top three men and women runners who complete THREE out of the FIVE races will be eligible for cash prizes based on the average of their top three times for each race. A total of $1700 will be divided among the Male and Female runners as follows:
First Place: $500 (M&F)
Second Place: $250 (M&F)
Third Place: $100 (M&F)

AGE GRADED PRIZES: New for 2018 is Age Graded prize money of $520 for the top FIVE Male & Female Runners. NOTE: The “Top Three Men and Women Prize” winners” (see above) are NOT eligible for this prize. This allows more runners to win money for their hard earned efforts:
First Place: $100 (M&F)
Second Place: $75 (M&F)
Third Place: $50 (M&F)
Fourth Place: $25 (M&F)
Fifth Place $10 (M&F)
In addition, ALL official runners who complete all FIVE races will be given a custom prize.