Due to covid-19 this year's butterfly 5k has been canceled. thank you for you support. See you in 2021
runners and walkers of all ages are welcomeThe 13th annual Butterfly 5k will be held on Sunday, August, 23,
2020. All proceeds
from the race will support The Julia Cekala Charitable Foundation. The
ongoing mission of the foundation is the maintenance and expansion of
"Julia's Garden and Playground" located at the WWI Memorial Park.
The 5k start is at the gate of the World War I Memorial Park at 401 Elmwood
St., North Attleboro. The kids' race starts
by the Julia's Playground at the top of the WWI Park.
Some races brag that their course is flat...ours is downhill! Get
a personal record on this net downhill, 5k (3.1 Miles) course.
The 5k start is at 9:00am. The first mile drops over 100 feet,
the second mile is level, the last mile is rolling.
Kids' Fun Run:
The kids' fun run starts at 10:30am right next to Julia's Playground
inside the WWI Park. All participants will receive medals,
Ribbons will be awarded to the top 3 runners in each age
catagory. Kids' race fun run registration is only avalable online
and is limited to 200 participants. There is a $5 fee for the kids' fun
run. Please click here for more information and to register your
Online Registration is available until noon on Friday, August 21st.
The registration fee is $30 through Friday, August 21st. The fee
is $35 on Saturday, August 22nd and Sunday, August 23th. Race day
registration will end promptly at 8:30am.
Saturday Registration/Number Pickup:
Walk in regisrtation and number pickup will be available at Julia's
Garden on the grass picnic area near the playground from 1:00pm to
4:00pm on Saturday, August 22nd.
Butterfly 5k Awards:
$200 check and trophies awarded for 1st overall male and female; $100
check and trophy awarded for 2nd place overall male and female; 450
check and trophy awarded for 3rd overall male and female. Age
group trophies for the top 3 male and female: 0-13, 14,19, 20-29,
30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
A trophy for the top three runners of competing teams will be awarded
in the following catagories: High School Team, Open Team.
You must name your team when you register. NOTE: To avoid
confusion please be sure all team members use the same team name,
misspellings or abbreviations my cause problems.
T-shirts to the first 300 applicants! All runners registered by
August 3rd will be guarenteed their size.
Join us after the Butterfly 5k at Julia's Garden for more festivities.
Enjoy the Kid's Race at the playground. Rock out to the
entertainment provided by Luke Renchan Entertainment. Cheer for
the trophy award winners and raffle winner announcements and watch the
children participate in our live butterfly release. Also, Willow
Tree Farm will be supplying food and drink.
Raffle: Tickets will be available for purchase for $1 per ticket on race day.
Volunteers are an essential part of our road race. If you have
questions about volunteering please contact Lynda Cekala - firstname.lastname@example.org.