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Yankee Homecoming 10M & 5K Road Races

Newburyport, MA

Tuesday, August 1, 2021 at 6:25 PM (5K) & 6:35 PM (10M)

Start: The 45th Yankee Homecoming 5K and Ten Mile Road races will be held this year in Newburyport Massachusetts at the Newburyport High School (previous location). The course will remain 80% unchanged. Race headquarters, registration, will be on the front lawn of the Newburyport High School. Locate the start of your race when you arrive.

T Shirts: First 1200 in 10 Mile and first 1200 in 5K.

Food & Drink: Free to runners after race.

Race Proceeds: Go to "Eye Research" in Massachusetts. All race workers are volunteers.

Caution: Race night can be hot. Drink water during the day and before the race. If you want to change from one race to the other you may do so on race day. If it takes you longer than 110 minutes to run the 10 mile race, wear reflective clothing that shows in the dark. Parts of the course are not shut down to traffic.

Major Features:

Feature 10 Mile 5K
Number of entrants in last years race 1436 1498
Corporate Teams No Yes
Running Teams Yes Yes
Start Time 6:35 PM 6:25 PM
Equal M/F awards yes yes
Enter on race day - 8:00 AM to 6:15 PM at Newburyport High School. yes yes
T Shirts 1200 1200
Awards $4,300 in cash prizes Running shoes, certificates
USATF Team Awards $500 in cash prizes Certificates

Winning Times Chip: The Yankee Homecoming 10 mile and 5K participants will be timed by Bay State Race Services using the Winning Time Chip timing and scoring system. Timing mats will be placed at the finish line only.
You may pick up your race number and timing chip on race only, at the Newburyport High School, 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM. Even if you entered the race thru the mail or over the Internet you still must pick up your assigned race number, timing chip and t shirt on race day at registration. We will not time any runner without a timing chip. NO CHIP - NO TIME.

The chip come on an adjustable Velcro band (Do not remove the chip form the band), it must be worn around your ankle for the entire race. If you enter the race, but then decide not to participate, please do not take your chip at registration. All chips must be returned to us after you cross the finish line. All those not returning the chip will be charged $30.00 as a replacement cost. If you forget to turn in your chip on race day please mail it back in a padded envelope to Bay State Race Services, 12 Piper Glen lane, Haverhill, MA 01832-8903.

Visit their Website at http://www.bsrs-timing.com/.