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Run for the Troops 5th Annual 5K and 1 Mile Walk

The Run for the Troops 5th Annual 5K and 1 Mile Walk will be held Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Pine Grove Park, 174 Curtis Ave., Dalton, MA  01226.

The event is hosted by Cashats for the Troops – Run to Home Base.

The entry fee for both the 5K and 1 Mile event is $20 if you pre register by Aug. 5th ( which also guarantees a race shirt). Race day registration fee is $25. Pre register here:

The race day schedule is as follows:

8:00-8:40 am  Registration and packet  pickup at the Rotary Pavilion

9:00 am  5K and 1 Mile Race begin

Awards after race.

Awards will be granted to the top male and female finishers.

Proceeds from the race will benefit The Home Base Program which offers clinical care and support services for service members, veterans and their families throughout the deployment cycle. The Home Base Program also offers education for clinicians and the community about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injuries and the challenges faced by the returning veteran and military families. The Home Base Program is affiliated with the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital.

To learn more about the Home Base Program visit

For more information about the Run for the Troops email Michael Cashat at

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