4th Annual North Canal Classic 5k Run/Walk/Roll, and Kids Canal Dash -- Sunday, May 21, 2017

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, the Lawrence History Center is welcoming athletes of all abilities to its 4th Annual North Canal Classic 5k Run/Walk/Roll and Kids Canal Dash in the North Canal district of Lawrence to raise awareness of the History Center in the community, and to promote fitness and economic and cultural development in the city of Lawrence.

Net proceeds to support the Lawrence History Center and the installation of a new elevator in our main building to restore equal access for all who visit, no matter their abilities.

Join us on at 9:00am for a scenic run through the city's revitalization of the local parks and historic mill buildings. (Logo design by Robert Lussier)

Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 9:00 am start time
Route: Click for map
Start/Finish line: Corner of Union and Canal Streets, Lawrence
Registration and Parking: Everett Mills, 15 Union Street, Lawrence
Events Offered: 5K Run/Walk, Kids Canal Dash (ages 12 and younger)

Registration Fees:

  • 5k Run/Walk Individual Entries: $25.00
  • Kids Canal Dash Entries: $5.00 (ages 12 and younger)
  • Groups of 10 or More Entries: $15.00 a person

  • Race Day/Walk-up Fees: $30.00 for 5k Individual Entries/$20 a person for 5k Group Entries. CASH/CHECK ONLY ON RACE DAY

Note: If registering a group of 10 or more entries, please use the Paper Application option when registration is available. Also, please indicate on the form if you are a wheeled athlete or need any special assistance.

Race timing and registration by Yankee Timing.

Questions? Please email director@lawrencehistory.org


Tue–Fri: 9am-4pm
Sat: By appt
Sun-Mon: Closed


6 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.