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Patriots Day 5 Mile Race

Monday April 15th, 2019
Lexington, Massachusetts
Distance: 5 miles

Come spend the day in Lexington, there is so much to offer. This annual race takes place on the anniversary of the first day of the American Revolution. Our 5 mile race is held Monday Patriots Day.

The Lexington Lions ClubPatriots Day Road Race is one of the oldest Road Races in the United States. It was first run in 1914 when it was originated and sponsored be the Lexington Athletic Association (LAA).The Patriots Day Road Race was originally refered to as the "Paul Revere Marathon" when it first began in 1914.

In 1914, Ralph "Curlie" Currier was among the 10 runners competing in the first running of the race. He finished 1stplace. He is shown in the photograph below.

The original trophy won by Currier was donated back the the Lexington Lions Club by his family in 2006. The trophy will beon display on Patriots Day at the Road Race Registration area and during the awards Ceremony. In honor of Ralph Curlie Currier his family has donated a trophy in his name which is inscribed with the name of every 1st place finisher of the Patriots Day Road Race from 1914 to present.

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displays approximate race location · Lexington MA 02421

Race Date: 04/16/2018 Distance: 5 miles
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 24:38 LouieLuchini 31 ELLSWORTH ME
2nd Male 25:41 ChristopherHarmon 25 SCARBOROUGH ME
3rd Male 26:22 AdamGoode 29 BANGOR ME
4th Male 27:34 AaronChelate 31 SACO ME
Female 31:13 MeredithAnderson 33 PORTLAND ME
2nd Female 31:42 LauraJohnson 31 PORTLAND ME
3rd Female 31:42 AnneMcKee 14 HALLOWELL ME
4th Female 31:45 JenniferSawyer 37 BUXTON ME
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 33:16 ChrisWaldman 46 PORTLAND ME
M 50-59 34:48 DennisFlynn 57 BUXTON ME
M 60-69 35:51 PaulGallant 60 WESTBROOK ME
M 70+ 41:17 MichaelBeaudoin 70 CAPE ELIZABETH ME
F 40-49 34:41 TundeSchwartz 44 PORTLAND ME
F 50-59 37:44 EricSuehrstedt 54 DURHAM ME
F 60-69 46:30 CathyBurnie 64 CUMBERLAND ME
F 70+ 48:09 PollyKenniston 76 WESTBROOK ME
Patriots Day 5 Mile Race

The race is five miles long and begins in front of the Buckman Tavern at 1 Bedford Street in Lexington Center, and next to the Minuteman Statue.

  • The course proceeds downMassachusetts Avenue towardEast Lexingtonand takes a right after 1.3 Miles onto Marrett Road (Rte 2A).
  • The race continues along Marrett Road which is slightly hilly and winding for 2.2 Milesat which point the course turns right onto Lincoln Street.
  • The race continues along Lincoln Street for about 1 mile. There is a steep hill at the end of the Lincoln Street. WhenLincoln Street ends, the course turns Left on to Worthen Road in front of the Town Pool Complex, 200 yards later, turn Right onto Massachusetts Avenue.
  • The course finishes along Massachusetts Avenue and ends near the Minuteman Statue.

PARKING:

Parking is available at either the Library Parking Lot, or at one of the near by Churches.

WATER STOPS:

There are 4 water stops along the race route. Close to each mile marker.

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