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5K Run

2019 Race Results

When: Sunday, May 5 2019

Where: Boston Common 

5K start: 7:30am 

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Get out and run while Boston is in full bloom and make hunger history! Start and finish on Boston Common which will be lively with activities all day! This fast 5K course takes you on a beautiful tour of historic Back Bay Boston. Proceeds support anti-hunger work in Massachusetts. A great race for 1st time runners or seasoned runners looking for a new PR. 

Early Bib & T-shirt Pickup

Saturday, May 4 — 12-2pm 

Capital One Cafe — Back Bay

799 Boylston Street, Boston 

Runner Registration Information 

All runners will receive a free Walk for Hunger t-shirt! Once you register, you will have access to your personal fundraising page!

5K Run Registration

Early (before April 1) - $30

Regular (April 1- May 4) - $35

Event Day (May 5 on Common) - $40

*Please note that registration fees are non-refundable 

5K Run & Walk Registration "Endurance Challenge"

Get ready to go the distance! Register to run and walk! Once you register, you will have access to your personal fundraising page.

Early (before April 1) - $35

Regular (April 1- May 4) - $40

Event Day (May 5 on Common) - $45

Event Day Information

Arriving at Boston Common

  • Visit the 5K Run Registration/Check-in Tent on Boston Common. 
    • The tent will open from 6:00am until the race start.
  • Pick up your free t-shirt and race bib.
    • Pre-event day bib pick-up will be on Saturday, May 4. Exact locations will be updated in April. 

Bib Information

  • You will receive your bib number at check-in/registration that will have your timing device in it.
  • Results will be posted online after the race concludes.
  • Paper results will be posted near the 5K registration/check-in tent.

Gear Check

  • Gear check for 5K runners is available at the registration/check-in tent on Boston Common.

  • Project Bread is not responsible for lost items. 

Starting Line Information

  • The 5K run starts at 7:30am.
  • The start line is on Charles Street between the Boston Public Gardens and Boston Common.
  • The timing and scoring system will begin recording your time when you cross the starting line. 


  • 5K runners will have their own food & beverage tent on Boston Common.
  • Guest speakers, live music and festivities will be on Boston Common throughout the day until 6pm, we encourage you to stick around!

Medical Assistance

  • Medical personnel will be on site for emergency care as well as to attend to critical or non-critical injuries.

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