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Weir River Farm Trail Race

Sun October 13, 2024 Hingham, MA 02043 US Directions

Events

13.1 Miler (NEW for 2024)

$49 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after May 26, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

9.3 Miler

$44 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after May 26, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

6.0 Miler

$39 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after May 26, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

3.4 Miler

$35 9:15AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after May 26, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Place

140 Turkey Hill Road
Hingham, MA US 02043

Description

The 8th annual Weir River Farm Trail Run is Sunday, October 13, 2024 and includes running the trails of Weir River Farm and neighboring Whitney and Thayer Woods. There are 4 race distances to choose from — 13.1 miles (NEW for 2024), 9.3 miles, 6.0 miles and 3.4 miles.

Come for the race... stay for the cider donuts! Post-race cider donuts are a staple of the fall races in the Barn to Run series. Bring the kids to see the animals, free pumpkin painting and to see all the farm has to offer!

The Weir River Farm Trail Run offers runners a first-class trail race, but is also designed to showcase and raise awareness for the Farm’s property, programs and CSA (community supported agriculture) operations.  A portion of the proceeds from will be donated to the farm.

SWAG and Cider Donuts

All runners that register by Sunday, 10/1/23 will receive this soft cotton, gender specific t-shirt. Register after that date and you will receive other Barn to Run swag. Regardless of when you register, all runners also receive post-race food (cider donuts!) & drink and a chance to win sponsor giveaways. NOTE: If there are any t-shirts left over after the race, runners that receive a pom-pom hat may exchange their hat for a t-shirt.

SAVE with the 2 or 3 race Barn to Run Bundle

The 2024 Barn to Run Trail Race Series schedule consists of three events:

  • Powisset Farm Trail Run, Dover, MA - Monday, 5/27/24 (Memorial Day)
  • Weir River Farm Trail Run, Hingham, MA - Sunday, 10/13/24
  • Powisset Farm Trail Run, Dover, MA - Sunday, 10/20/24

Choose the 2-Race Pass option above to sign up for 2 races in the series and you'll SAVE 10%.

Choose the 3-Race Season Pass option above to sign up for all 3 races in the series and you'll SAVE 10% and receive a Barn to Run drawstring bag.

Course Map - 3.4 Miler

A map and cue sheet for the 3.4 mile race can be downloaded by clicking the PDF icon below.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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Course Maps - 6 and 9.3 milers

A map and cue sheet for the 6 and 9.3 mile runs can be downloaded by clicking the PDF icon below.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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Course Map - 13.1 Miler

The 13.1 miler will utilize much of the same course as the 9.3 mile course with an extension into Wompatuck State Park. Course map coming soon. 

Aid Stations

There will be 1 aid station offering water and energy gels (brand and flavor to be announced). THIS IS A CUPLESS RACE... you must have your own hydration carrier. A limited number of speedcup and hydration belts will be available for sale at the event for those that need a hydration carrier on a race day.

Runners in the 9.3 mile race will pass the aid station three times -- near the 1.5, 4.5 and 8.1 mile marks. Runners in the 6 mile race will pass the aid station two times -- near the 1.5 and 4.5 mile marks. Runners in the 3.4 mile race will pass the aid station at the 1.5 mile mark.  Aid stations for the 13.1 mile race to be announced.

Event Schedule

Online registration closes Saturday, 10/12/24 at 6:00pm EST. Sunday, 10/13/24 is RACE DAY (at Weir River Farm, 140 Turkey Hill Road, Hingham, MA) and the schedule looks like this:

  • 7:30am: Packet pick-up/registration begins at Weir River Farm
  • 9:00am: Start of the 6.0, 9.3 and 13.1 mile races.
  • 9:15am (est): Start of the 3.4 mile race
  • 10:15am (est): Awards ceremony for the 3.4 mile race
  • 10:45am (est): Awards ceremony for the 5.6 & 8.3 mile races

Awards and Giveaways

Awards will be given to 3 fastest men and women in each race. Past awards include rustic, hand-crafted awards to hang on your wall and produce from the farm. 

Fun for the Family

Each Barn to Run race includes attractions and activities to keep the kids entertained while mom or dad is participating in the event (children must still be accompanied by an adult at all times). Weir River Farm has a barn yard with pigs, chickens and goats and kids under 15 will be given a free pumpkin to paint (first 25 kids).

Refer 3 Friends or Family Members... RECEIVE a $15 refund!

All registrants will receive a unique URL in their registration confirmation email. Share that URL with friends and family and if 3 people register using that URL you will receive a $15 refund to the credit card you used when you signed up. No promo code necessary... just share the URL and spread the word!

About the Barn to Run Trail Race Series

Produced by Sun Multisport Events, the Barn to Run Trail Race Series is New England's only farm-based trail race series featuring a collection of farm-based trail races that connects you to awesome trails and local farms while offering a terrific race experience to you and spectators. Each event in the series features multiple race distances to choose from, includes running past farm fields and through forest trails while providing an opportunity to learn about and support farm programs & initiatives. The 2024 Barn to Run line-up will include the Powisset Farm Trail Run in Dover, MA in the spring (Memorial Day, 5/27/24) and fall (10/20/24) and the Weir River Farm Trail Run (10/13/24). 

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://barntorun.com/.

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