Kevin Sweet, Town Administrator
79 South St.
Wrentham, MA 02093
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Email: [email protected]
Sign-Up Open for 35th Annual Wrentham Wroad Wrace and Wrentham Day
Runners and Vendors Encouraged to Sign-Up Today
WRENTHAM — Town Administrator Kevin Sweet is pleased to announce that runner and vendor sign-ups for the 35th Annual Wrentham Wroad Wrace and Wrentham Day are now open.
“Last year we had over 1,000 people attend Wrentham Day. With this year being the 35th anniversary of both the road race and Wrentham Day, we hope to see another huge turnout,” Town Administrator Sweet said. “People of all ages, from children to older adults, can participate in the Wrentham Wroad Wrace. Running the race and cheering the runners on is always near the top of peoples’ lists of things to do during Wrentham Day and we are all looking forward to it.”
Saturday, Sept. 7
- Wrentham Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Wrentham Wroad Wrace begins at 10 a.m.
Wrentham Town Common
The 5K road race will begin at the Wrentham Town Common and proceed in a loop around the common and the surrounding streets.
The race is sanctioned by USA Track & Field and will be timed and scored by Spitler Race Systems.
T-shirts will be given out to all participants and beverage stations will be set up along the race route.
Following the race, runners will be given refreshments like pizza, bananas, Gatorade and water.
The cost to run the race is $25 and sign-up is available online by visiting www.active.com by Sept. 6.
To mail your registration, download and print this form and follow the mailing instructions.
The registration fee will be $30 on the day of the race.
The top three male and female winners will receive a cash prize of $100, $75 and $50, respectively.
Runners of all ages are encouraged to participate.
Wrentham Day 2019 Vendor Sign-Up
Wrentham Day is sponsored by the Wrentham Recreation Commission and proceeds of the event will go toward funding programming and events put on by the commission.
Last year, more than 60 vendors from local businesses, community groups, town departments and youth sports programs set up tables and booths on the Town Common. They sold crafts, food items and clothes and also provided information and ran game booths for those in attendance.
The vendor fee is $50. Checks can be made payable to: Wrentham Recreation.
Anyone selling food must contact the Wrentham Board of Health at 508-384-5480 to obtain a permit prior to the day of the event.
Vendors who require a space larger than 10-feet-by-10-feet will need to request the space and include an additional fee will be assessed.
For more information about Wrentham Day or the Wrentham Wroad Wrace, please contact Wrentham Recreation Director Jeff Plympton at [email protected] or by calling 508-384-5427.