A 3.5 mile cross country race held on the Mt Hood Golf Course, Melrose's Emerald Gem

THE RACE IS ON! The forecast is snow to begin as the race begins. Drive, run, celebrate carefully.

Date: December 9, 2017
Location: Melrose Fish and Game Club - Stillman Rd - Melrose, MA [ DIRECTIONS ]
Time: 12:00 NOON
Registration: $28 Pre-Entry Fee (postmarked before December 1, 2017)
  $32 Entry Fee - Race Day Registration from 10:30AM until 11:30AM
  Race is Limited to 400 Runners, Register Early!
Number Pick-Up: 3PM-7PM Fri 12/8 at [MARATHON SPORTS] in Melrose
  10:00AM Sat 12/9 at Melrose Fish and Game Club
Course Map: [DOWNLOAD 2017 MAP]
Timing: Professionally timed
Results: Results will be posted at
Awards: Age Group awards
Teams: XC Style scoring: male or female team of 3; NEW Co-ed Teams of 4 [2M/2F]
Jogging Strollers: Jogging strollers are not allowed on the course
Questions: E-mail [ Brian Slater ]

The Melrose Running Club in conjunction with the Melrose Fish and Game hosts this challenging but fun 3.5 Mile Cross Country race along the fairways of Mt Hood Golf Course.

Proceeds to benefit Housing Families, Inc. and other local charities.

Special thanks to the City of Melrose Parks Department, The Office of Mayor Robert Dolan, and Golf Management LLC for their cooperation.