The Run for the Hills 9th Annual 10K 5K and 1K Fun Run will be held Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA.
The run will consist of three races, a 10K, a 5K and a free 1K kid’s Fun Run. The races will begin at or near Simon’s Rock’s Kilpatrick Athletic Center. Each will start at a different time (see schedule below).
The entry fee for the 10K and 5K races is $25 for adults over 18 years old and $15 for youths 18 years old and under. The 1K fun run is free. Go to gbland.org to register online or find mail-in forms.
T-shirts will be given to the first 150 registrants as well as all of the volunteers.
The race day schedule is as follows:
8 – 9 am Check in, final registration (ends at 9 sharp).
9:20 am 10K race begins at Kilpatrick Athletic Center
9:40 am 5K race begins near Seekonk Veterinary Clinic
10:30 am (estimated) 1K Fun Run begins at entrance to Kilpatrick Athletic Center
Awards and refreshments following event.
The event will recognize eight age categories both male and female.
Proceeds from the races will benefit the Great Barrington Land Conservancy, “supporting land conservation, farms preservation and community trails.” For more information, visit gbland.org.
For more information about the races or to register visit gbland.org.
Thank you to these generous 2019 sponsors:
Berkshire Co-Op Market
Jane Iredale Bard College of Simon’s Rock Berkshire Bank Herrington’s Salisbury Bank
Vitality Chiropractic Ward’s Nursery Wheeler and Taylor Windy Hill Farm Berkshire Food
Co-op Community Development Corp. of SB Edwards, Krol & Nazarov Family Dentistry GB
on TAP Guido’s Fresh Marketplace Kilpatrick Athletic Center Lee Bank Matthew Berg
Carol Noble PhD
Domaney’s Liquors and Wines
Lamme & Linscott
McTeigue & McClelland Jewelers
Mulberry Hair Company
TMS Pellet Stove
The Murphy Open, the tournament where “the only rule is that there are no rules” tees off for the 24th year Monday, June 10, 2019 at the Egremont Country Club in South Egremont, MA.
Cost for the 18 hole, four-person scramble format event is $125 per person which includes lunch, cart, green fees, tournament prizes, on-course contests and a post tournament buffet. There is a $480 per team price if pre-registered by June 1st.
Men’s, women’s and mixed teams welcome. No Professionals please.
New This Year: MURPHY OPEN FASHION SHOW, inspired by Murphy Open founder Fred Stevenson who has, for decades, sported his Payne Stewart-esque outfit. This will be a pay-to-enter event ($10) on the day for registered golfers only which benefits the Bargain Barn in Sharon, CT. The show is sponsored by Golfknickers.com and the Bargain Barn of Sharon.
There will be awards for 1st place and prize money for first, second and third place teams regardless of category for 1st place men’s, women’s and mixed teams as well fun last place and slowest team awards.
Contests include closest to the pin, longest drive, closest to the line and many hole-in-one opportunities sponsored by WHDD Robin Hood Radio. Golfers can also bid on prizes in a Chinese raffle which is supported by businesses throughout the Tri-State region, and will be offered during registration and lunch. A silent auction will run all day with a larger prize package anchored by Herrington’s .
Tournament day schedule is as follows:
11:00 am Registration and lunch (cooked-to-order burgers and dogs)
12:00 noon Shotgun start
Awards, Chinese Raffle, silent auction winner reveal, and slider buffet immediately following tournament.
Proceeds from the Tournament will benefit local VFW and American Legion Posts.
The Murphy Open was organized to honor the life of William “Murph” Mayberry.
For more info, or to register, email Jean Saliter at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 860 248-5585 or visit murphyopen.com.
Sponsorship opportunities $50 – $500, also call Jean.
Raffle prizes gratefully accepted (by June 1st please), call Mary (480) 399-4998.
Hole sponsors welcome too, $50 , call Jean (860) 248-5585.