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Stride for Healthy Communities 2017
5K Run and Walk

Saturday, September 30 
Lake Quannapowitt, Wakefield, MA

Click here to register online.

Registration fee: $25 in advance, $30 in person
Tech shirts to first 250 registrants


Event Schedule

8:00 a.m. Registration opens
9:00 a.m. Walk and run start
9:30 a.m. Awards and refreshments

Music, giveaways and fun for the whole family!


Proceeds to benefit Hallmark Health family health services such as CPR training for high school students, weight management programs, diabetes education and other initiatives to keep our communities healthy.

Thank you to our community partner: Melrose Running Club. 


Couch-to-5K Begginers Running Program

Join the Couch-to-5K Beginners Running Program sponsored by Hallmark Health. This fun, encouraging group will help you train to complete the Stride for Healthy Communities 5K Run and Walk. No experience is needed! All fitness levels are welcome to join. In the last two years, the experienced, volunteer coaches from Hallmark Health have successfully trained dozens of employees and friends to cross the finish line at their first 5K! Join the group today! 

July 31–Sept. 30, 2017
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
6–6:45 p.m.

Melrose Public Track
Pine Banks Park
Corner of Sylvan and Main Streets, Melrose

To sign up: 

● Click here to register online for the Stride for Healthy Communities 5K.
● Select the “Couch-to-5K” category in the race dropdown menu.

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 The 2016 Couch-to-5K group was all smiles as they prepared to run the Stride for Healthy Communities 5K.