Where can i Register?

Registration is not currently open.

what does my registration support?

Funds raised will help support the Center for Wind Energy, Energy Engineering Program, and the Climate Change Initiative at UMass Lowell.  These groups are leading research and education efforts on renewable energy and climate change.  The efforts will help to make renewable energy cheaper and more widespread helping to mitigate the effects of climate change. 

is race registration tax-deductible?

Yes! Since funds are for university programs at UMass Lowell, a portion of your registration is considered a tax-deductible donation.

When is the last chance to sign up?

Online registration continues until Friday, the day before the event.

You can also register in-person on event day, but it costs $10 more. Registering earlier sounds like a better idea to us, plus you get the option of purchasing a t-shirt. We can't guarantee your size on race day. 

Can i get a refund?

Sorry, all race fees are non-refundable, non-exchangeable.

Can I pick up my t-shirt, bag, and number in advance?

There will be NO EARLY NUMBER PICKUP on Friday afternoon. We apologize for any inconvenience! There will be plenty of time to pick up your number on Saturday before the race. We will be ready at 8:00am. The race starts promptly at 10:00.

Can you mail my shirt?

All shirts & swag items must be picked-up at day and time above or on race day.

What should I bring with me?

Bring a water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, and weather-appropriate clothing. Don't forget your cheer squad!

i'm not a runner can i still participate?

Athletes of all abilities are encouraged to attend. You can walk, hop, or skip to the finish line!

What are the awards?

Trophies to overall three female & male. Medals to the age groups below.

What are the age groups?

18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

What happens if it's raining? 

Climate Race is a rain or shine event but it looks like it's going to be a beautiful day! We are ready to welcome you whatever the weather. 

I don't want to run but would still love to support this great cause, Where can i make a donation?

Thanks for considering the Climate Race! You can use the donation button at the bottom of the registration page to make your contribution. 

Where does Climate Race start?

Runners start & finish at the Sampas Pavilion at 160 Pawtucket Blvd, Lowell, MA 01854

What time should I get there? When do runners head out?

We'll be open for packet pick up and registration at 8am. Runners kick off at the start line at 10am.

Where should I park?

There is free parking all along the boulevard. There is a designated parking area near the Pavilion & boat house, space is limited.

Can i run with my pet? How about a stroller?

The Climate Race is a family friendly event but unfortunately, Fido has to stay at home. Strollers are OK, keep in mind that terrain will change throughout the course. You can view pictures of the course on our race details page.

How did you manage to write so much, and still not answer my question? 

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Where do I find the race results?!

Over at coolrunning (dot) com Click HERE to get 2018 results.