Forrest Memorial Road Race to take place Sept. 26

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A 2017 photo from the Forrest Memorial Road Race.

MARLBOROUGH – The 37th annual Forrest Memorial Road Race will start and finish at the Wayside Athletic Club in Marlborough on Sunday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Held in memory of longtime community leader Jim Forrest, the event has options for a 5k run or walk and a 1.7-mile walk or wheel. There will be a post-race barbecue with music and awards.

The event is hosted by Thrive Support & Advocacy, which works to empower youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout the region. 

Proceeds benefit recreational experiences and sports teams participating in the Special Olympics. 

Pre-event registration is $25 and includes a race T-shirt.  Same-day registration is $30.  For more information on how to sponsor, donate or register for the race, visit https://www.icanthrive.org/event/forrest-memorial/.