The DAM Race

2019 The DAM Race

Manchaug Pond’s 5K Run and 3K Health Walk

Run, Walk, or Cheer’ em on!

Saturday,  October 19, 2019 ~ 9:30 Race Start

To benefit Manchaug Pond and its watershed, through the work of the Manchaug Pond Foundation.

For more race photos join us on Instagram, Facebook and see our gallery develop below as well as the store of Mike Luchini Photography for 2019 and for 2018.


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Men's Result:

1st Luke Legendre  19:39

2nd Ken Simonds   24:43

3rd  Howard Bottomly  26:08

Women's Results:

1st Nancy Ryan  24:58

2nd  Megan Grogan  26:49

3rd Linda Grogan 26:53

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Women's 2nd & 3rd

Register   ~  Sponsor  ~   Volunteer

REGISTER:  To participate as a runner or walker and be eligible for the runners raffle and prizes,  register online or by mail registration form and $15 registration donation to MPF, P. O. Box 154, Manchaug MA 01526-0154

SPONSOR:  Sign up as a race sponsor online or send in your sponsorship form to MPF, P. O. Box 154, Manchaug MA 01526-0154

VOLUNTEER:  To volunteer as a road marshal, parking attendant, or help with registration,  contact us today!

Run, Walk, Cheer ’em On!

Join  & Support Our Wonderful Sponsors!

Businesses, individuals, families, clubs ... Sponsor here.  Sponsorships must be received by October 1 to be included on the race t-shirt.  To visit a sponsor's website just hover and click!

Platinum Level  ~  $500

Manchaug Pond Foundation Sponsor

Gold Level  ~  $250



Manchaug Pond Foundation Events

Paul & Pauline Boutiette





Linder's, Inc.

Manchaug Pond Foundation The Dam Race Sponsors

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The SPAIN Family

Silver Level ~ $100

J.D. BOUSQUET’S & SONS ~ CHARPENTIER Family  ~  CIRCLE B FARM  ~    EKLUND Family  ~  GODAIRE Family  ~  PAUL G. HATHAWAY~  LIMANEK Family  ~  MILES TO GO SPORTS  ~ MORRISSETTE & SON ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS, Inc.   ~    O’LEARY WELDING   ~   SCHMIDT Family  ~  WEBSTER FIRST FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

Sponsor and Donate!

PLATINUM ~ $500 Contribution

Manchaug Pond Foundation Event

The DAM Race 3L Run 3K Walk 2017

  • Sponsor name and/or logo prominently displayed on Manchaug Pond Foundation website race front page with link to the sponsor’s website.
  • Sponsor name and/or logo displayed on start/finish line banner.
  • Sponsor name and/or logo printed on race t-shirt.
  • Special recognition in post-race website and newsletter articles.

GOLD ~ $250 Contribution

  • Sponsor name and/or logo prominently displayed on website race page.
  • Sponsor name and/or logo printed on race t-shirt.
  • Special recognition in post-race website and newsletter article.

SILVER ~ $100 Contribution

  • You, your family or business’ name printed on race t-shirt;
  • Special recognition in post-race website and newsletter article.

Sign up as a race sponsor online, contact us about your donation, and for your sponsorship form to MPF, P. O. Box 154, Manchaug MA 01526-0154.

Raffle Prize Donation

Donate for our runners’ raffles: a raffle basket, gift card, your product or a gift certificate for your service.

We will give you:

  • Special recognition in post-race website and newsletter article.
  • Your name on our runners t-shirt if the value is $100 or more.

 Register to Run or Walk for 2019!

  • Minimum $15 donation/fee to qualify for runners raffle entry, prizes and race day t-shirt.

  • Register by September 27th  for a free race t-shirt online or  request your registration form and send a tax-deductible donation to MPF, P.O. Box 154, Manchaug, MA 01526. Checks payable to MPF.
  • Late registration and race day registrations are NOT guaranteed to receive a The Dam Race t-shirts.
  • MPF Gear and vintage race tees will be on sale on race day.
  • Race Day registration opens at 8:30 a.m.
  • Race START at 9:30 a.m.


The Race

Run, walk or cheer ’em on! for this 5K Road Race and 3K Walk event to benefit the Manchaug Pond Foundation.

  • Runners, walkers, and strollers welcome! Rain or shine. Please, no headphones.
  • Parking at the Start/Finish line beginning at 8:00 AM at 19 Holt Road, Sutton, Massachusetts.
  • Registration begins at 8:30 AM at the start.
  • Race starts at 9:30 AM at the starting line at 19 Holt Road, Sutton.
  • Timing and scoring

Awards

Overall top three winners in both gender categories:

1st place ~ 2nd place ~ 3rd place!

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The Course

  • 5K (3.1 mile) course for runners and 3K (1.86 mile) course for walkers. Well-monitored by numerous course volunteers along the way and at every turn.
  • One WATER STATION on the course roadside near YMCA Camp Blanchard and another at the Finish Line.
  • RESTROOMS available at the start/finish and on the course.

     TheDam Race 2014 Course Map

    THE DAM RACE is a 5K (3.1 mile) course for runners that takes participants for a scenic trek along the eastern shore and roadsides of Manchaug Pond. Walkers will enjoy a 3K (1.9 mile) route. The start and finish line at 19 Holt Road in Sutton offers ample parking for contestants and spectators. There will be a turn-around location mid-race, where volunteers will control traffic and ensure safety. Prizes and refreshments post-race!

Directions and Parking

TO RACE DAY PARKING & STARTING LINE at  19 Holt Road, Sutton, Massachusetts

From Route 395 North or South: Take Oxford exit 4A, Sutton Ave, Sutton.  Stay on Sutton Ave., which becomes Central Turnpike in Sutton, for approximately 3.8 miles. Turn right onto Manchaug Road. (There are signs for the various campgrounds at this turn). Follow Manchaug Road for approximately 2.3 miles staying to the right continuing onto Torrey Road. Stay on Torrey for .4 miles.  After going over the dam, turn right onto Holt Road. Follow for 0.2 miles to 19 Holt Rd on the left.

 From Mass Pike to Route 146 South: Off Rte. 146 S, taking Central Turnpike exit 7 toward Oxford.  Stay on Central Turnpike for approximately 4.8 miles (if you reach W. Sutton Rd on the right, you went to far!). Turn left onto Manchaug Road. (at 629 Central Turnpike). Follow Manchaug Road for approximately 2.3 miles staying to the right continuing onto Torrey Road. Stay on Torrey for .4 miles.  Just after going over the dam, turn right onto Holt Road. Follow for 0.2 miles to 19 Holt Rd on the left.

Parking attendants will be available to assist you.

Congratulations and thank you to all who participated, volunteered and sponsored making The DAM Race a great community event year after year!

Glimpses of Past Events:

Thanks to our photographers!

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Support Our Sponsors!

We thank the many community business, families and individuals who supported this event! Please give them your business and thank them for sponsoring the Manchaug Pond Foundation!

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