Boston – The 37th Annual Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women will take place Monday, Oct. 14, when more than 8,000 women of all ages will make their way through the streets of Boston and Cambridge for this Columbus Day tradition.
The Tufts Health Plan 10K for Women is a race unlike any other that inspires women of all fitness levels to achieve health and wellness goals and celebrate their own personal victories. The race will kick-off at noon and mothers, aunts, daughters, sisters and friends will run through Boston's Back Bay and along the Charles River to the cheers of thousands of supporters.
The day's events will include a guest appearance by Joan Benoit Samuelson, legendary Olympian and two-time Boston marathon champion, as well as a 1K-fitness event for kids around the historic Boston Common. At the Health & Fitness Pavilion, fitness clothing and accessories will be on display as well as samples of healthy foods, fitness demonstrations, and many other tools used to encourage people to take part in an active and healthy lifestyle.
Participants can now register for this event either by mail or online, and this year as a Tufts Health Plan member, participants can receive 10 percent of the registration fee. Completed entry forms and a check or credit card payment of $40 can be mailed to Conventures, Inc. at One Design Center Place, Suite 718, Boston, MA 02210. Mail-in registration must be received by Monday, Oct. 7. Online registration is available at www.tuftshealthplan.com/tufts10K until? 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Online registration is $40 and must be paid by credit card. Online registrants who submit after 9 a.m. Oct. 7 must pick up their number and registration materials at the Boston Common on race day.
Registration is also available on the day of the race, Oct. 14, from 7 to 11 a.m., on the Boston Common Parade Grounds. Race day registration is $50 and payment is accepted by credit card, cash, or personal check. Everyone who is planning to run the race is encouraged to register early by using the online services or mail-in options, as it will save time and money on race day.
Questions about registration can be answered by Conventures, Inc. at 888-767-RACE.