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Look Park
Florence, Massachusetts
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Two teams associated with the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Hampshire County will hold their first annual 5K Purple Walk/Run on April 21 at Look Memorial Park in Florence, and they urge runners to register soon as they are close to their goal of 150.

To register for the event visit www.hamprelay.org/5k. The registration fee is $15 per participant.

Check-in will begin for all walkers and runners at 8 a.m. at Look Park’s Dow Pavilion, with the race launching at 9 a.m. Refreshments and entertainment will be offered.

For more information, please contact race coordinators at 5k@hamprelay.org.


Event Start Location
Dow Pavilion, Look Park

Course Description
The road in the park, with two laps, is 3.1 miles. It will take you through a beautiful pine tree forest, around Willow Lake, and through the zoo...

Awards
Top 3 runners will receive a specially designed, hand made trophy.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Check-In will be at the Dow Pavilion at Look Park

Timing / Results
Timing the old fashioned way,

Post Race Activities
Drawings will be held right after the race

Weather
Rain or shine

Directions
FROM SPRINGFIELD/CONNECTICUT AREA: I-91 NORTH TO EXIT 19; AT END OF RAMP, FOLLOW ATTRACTIONS SIGN ARROWS. CROSS RT. 9. YOU ARE NOW ON DAMON ROAD. GO TO NEXT LIGHT AND GO STRAIGHT THROUGH. THIS IS BRIDGE ROAD. APPROX. 2 MILES TO LOOK PARK. 25-35 MINUTES

FROM AMHERST AREA: RT. 9 WEST OVER COOLIDGE BRIDGE TO LIGHT. TURN RIGHT. AT NEXT LIGHT, GO STRAIGHT 2 MILES TO LOOK PARK. 25-35 MINUTES

FROM GREENFIELD/VERMONT AREA: TAKE I-91 SOUTH TO EXIT 20. AT LIGHT TURN RIGHT. APPROX. 2 MILES TO LOOK PARK. 25-35 MINUTES

FROM PITTSFIELD AREA: FROM LEE, LENOX OR ADAMS ROUTE 7 TO ROUTE 9. TAKE RT. 9 EAST TOWARD WINDSOR AND NORTHAMPTON. THE PARK ENTRANCE IS ON THE RIGHT JUST PAST THE V.A. MEDICAL CENTER. APPROX. 1 HOUR DRIVING TIME

FROM BOSTON AREA: TAKE MASS TPKE WEST TO EXIT 4 WEST SPRINGFIELD. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FROM SPRINGFIELD. APPROX. 2 HOURS

FROM ALBANY AREA: MASS TURNPIKE EAST TO EXIT 4 WEST SPRINGFIELD. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FROM SPRINGFIELD. APPROX. 2 HOURS

FROM WESTFIELD/SOUTHWICK: RT. TO NORTHAMPTON CENTER. AT LIGHT (ACADEMY OF MUSIC ON RIGHT & EDWARDS CHURCH DIRECTLY AHEAD OF YOU) TURN LEFT ONTO RT. 9 WEST. STAY ON RT. 9 THROUGH THE VILLAGE OF FLORENCE UNTIL YOU COME TO THE PARK ON LEFT. APPROX. 30-45 MINUTES

Parking
Plenty of parking throughout the park.
 
 

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