Date(s) - Nov 26th, 2023
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
It’s that time of year again! Join us for this year’s Gorge après Gorge 5k Trail Run and Free Family Fun Walk on November 26th. This annual event is entering its 19th year, scheduled on the Sunday after Thanksgiving at the Chesterfield Gorge. This year, the walk starts at 9:30 AM and the 5k trail run starts at 10:30 AM.
Runners and walkers use a well-marked course with a beautiful view of the Westfield River. Hot beverages and a potluck round off this event, which awards handmade hats to the winners (and maybe even some bonus categories this year!), and a locally baked cookie medal to all race participants.
A well-marked course, the dirt road/trail is a slightly hilly and rocky out and back along the Wild and Scenic Westfield River, starting at the Chesterfield Gorge. Hot beverages and potluck goodies will be waiting at the finish line.
Location & Time
Chesterfield Gorge Reservation: River Road in Chesterfield, MA
9:30AM / Family Fun Walk / FREE
10:30AM / 5k Trail Run / $25 ($30 day of)
IMPORTANT: Please note that the times have changed, and the Family Fun Walk will start FIRST at 9:30 am this year, with the 5k starting an hour later at 10:30! We adjusted the times last year to try to have everyone together to celebrate once the event ends – and it worked great.
5k Preregistration: $25 ($20 for members of Hilltown Land Trust or The Trustees) until NOON, Nov. 25th. Discounts for Families and FREE for runners under 10! $30 for the day of 5k. If you are a member of HLT or the Trustees and did not receive a coupon code, please contact us. Visit the Gorge après Gorge RunReg page to register.
Preregister now to reserve your spot and to be entered in the rafflewith prizes donated by local businesses.
Free Family Fun Walk
Please preregister to help us plan the free walk. Before the run, join us for the 19th annual family fun walk at 9:30 am (donations gratefully accepted). All are welcome. More hot beverages and potluck treats for all.
Contact Sarah at Hilltown Land Trust: firstname.lastname@example.org 413-628-4485 x6
Hilltown Land Trust
Amy Rusiecki | Beast Coast Trail Running
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