Looking for a New England Valentines race for 2022?
In New England we believe in getting outside, even in the middle of winter. New England Valentines Races are a great excuse to go out for a run with your somebody special. And for 2022, it’s looks like these will be in-person events.
Massachusetts Valentines Races
12 February | Wakefield, MA
The 9th Annual Cupid’s Chase Valentines Race is in person for 2022.
Registration is: $40 for individual runners and $70 for couples.
100% of proceeds from the 5k road race will be donated to the National MS Society and Neurofibromatosis Northeast. Over the past eight years this race has raised more than $50,000.
I ran The Cupid’s Chase in 2017 in Wakefield, MA.
TBD February | Bradford, MA – CANCELLED for 2022.
The 30th Annual Bradford Valentines Road Races went virtual for 2021 and I cannot find any details for 2022.
The 5 Miler should return to an in-person race in 2022.
2021 registration was $35 for either the 5 Miler or 6K race.
Customized race bib for download
30th anniversary commemorative long sleeve shirt
Custom participant medal and ribbon
Sampler box of chocolates
Personal online photo album
Virtual online leaderboard results
Access to members only Facebook group
Personalized digital finisher’s certificate for download
6 February | Sunday | 11:00 AM | Brockton
This race was cancelled for 2021 but is back for 2022.
The race is based out of Harry’s Westgate Pub and Grill in Brockton. Race start is at D.W. Field Park about a quarter miles away at 11:00 AM.
This race is produced by the Colonial Road Runners and registration is $35. First 200 to register get a pair of runner’s gloves. All runners will enjoy hot chili/pasta and one complementary beer or soft drink.
Age group and top finishers receive awards. This race does not provide a finisher’s medal to all runners.
Valentines Race in Vermont
12 February | Saturday | 9:00 AM | Shelburne, VT
Registration is $30 and includes finisher’s medal for all finishers. Registration is limited to 100 runners.
T-shirts were available for $15.00.
Racevermont.com will be donating a percentage of the net income from this race to Healing Winds and the Cancer Patient Support Foundation.
Valentines Races in Connecticut
12 February | Saturday | 11:00 AM | Litchfield, CT
The Sweetheart Run was virtual in 2021, but will be in-person again in 2022.
This USATF certified 5 mile course (#CT13035JHP) starts at the Litchfield Community Center at 11AM.
They are so sweet, their Schwag bag was voted “Best Schwag” by Runner’s World in 2008!
Proceeds benefit the Litchfield Community Center. Long sleeve shirts guaranteed for the first 150 registrants.
12 February | Saturday | 10:00 AM | Willimantic, CT
The Cupid Made Me Do It is a 2 mile run or walk to be held in downtown Willimantic. This “urban scramble” will be held as a part of the Romantic Willimantic Chocolate Festival and will benefit the Windham Area Interfaith Ministry.
Valentine’s Day fancy dress is appreciated and applauded.
The first 250 registered runners receive a free Cupid Made Me Do It Gloves.
Everyone registered by February 7th receives a shirt.
Registration is $25 and $10 for 12 and under.
Run well my Friends!