Sunday September 10, 2017

About Our Race

The Fall Street Five-K is part of the larger Reading Fall Street Faire, a non-profit community event. As part of the Faire, the Fall Street Five-K is a wholesome, community-based road race.

Where & When:

The race starts at 8:30 am on Sunday, September 10, 2017. There will be a pre-race warm up at 8:15 A.M and the race will begin at 8:30 A.M. The race begins and ends at Washington Park. There will be an awards ceremony at Washington Park immediately after the race. At 12:00 P.M. the Reading Fall Street Faire starts in the downtown area. The Faire ends at 5:00 P.M.

Registration & Bib Pickup

Before race day: bib pickup and shirts will be held on

  • Friday, September 8th – 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.
  • Saturday, September 9th at – 9:30 – 11:30 A.M.

Where:  Tread on the Mill, 13 High Street, Reading.

On race day: you can register in person via cash or check and pickup your bib at Washington Park from 7:00 – 8:15 A.M.

Parking & Directions

Take Exit 38B from I-95 and head north on Route 28. Proceed for about 1.5 miles. Take a left onto Washington Street across from McDonalds.  Stay to the left and proceed over the train tracks on Washington Street.  Park in the MBTA lots, the race, or any surrounding side streets.  Event staff and signage will be present to guide you if you are unfamiliar with the area.  Please do not park in the Parker Middle School parking lot as there is a separate event taking place there.

GPS address for Washington Park

100 Washington Street, Reading, MA 01867

Thank you to our sponsors and the runners who keep on runnin’!