Run for the Woods

Greg Troxell


Sponsored by:

Corporate Sponsors
ET & L Construction
Pet Source
Erikson's Dairy
Warren Insurance
Hudson Road Automotive
Patterson Auto Body

Contributing Sponsors
small farm
Stow Family Chiropractic
Red Acre Farm
Salon 605
Global Fitness
Stow Decorating Center
Sign Logic
Marx Running

Stow Conservation Trust's 16th Annual
Run for the Woods

May 18, 2014, rain or shine

Location: Hale Middle School, Stow, Massachusetts

Event times:
8:00 Race Day Registration/Number Pickup Opens
9:00 1-Mile Kids’ Fun Run
9:50 5-Kilometer Race Walking Race
10:00 5-Kilometer Road Running Race
10:01 5-Kilometer Recreational Walk
10:01 5-Kilometer Dog Walk

Race Day $25 for 5K, $15 for kids run

Preregistration discounts (may be combined):
SCT members who preregister save $5
All entrants who register by May 16 save $5
May 1st is the final day to preregister and be guaranteed a T-shirt

Preregistration options:
Online entries are encouraged!
Online at (closes May 16, 9PM, pay with credit card for a small fee)
Mail-in form (print the form and mail it with your check to be received by May 16th)

Race Day Registration
Opens at 8AM

Maps   click to enlarge

Kid's Race

Parking advice:
5K entrants should allow time to park at the Center or Pompo Schools or the Brookside Cemetery. Hartley Road, the access to Hale School, will be closed when the small parking lot there is full and during the races. Pleased do not park in church lots nor on Common Road, those areas are reserved on Sundays for church goers.
click image for map and details

Contact the Race Director:

walkers and runners in 5K race all runners welcome
girl and man running in foot race boy in foot race
come cheer on the runners - man with oversized gloves clapping bring your friends

More photos of the 2013 race by Greg Troxell are on his web site

2014 Run for the Woods Poster Contest Winner!

Artists between the age of 5 and 14 are invited to submit a drawing to be used for the promotional poster for Stow Conservation Trust’s Run for the Woods. The poster should combine SCT’s mission “To lead in the preservation of Stow’s open land and natural and scenic resources” with the fun of running.

The winning poster will be hung throughout Stow and adjoining towns.
The artist will receive a gift certificate for art classes (value $60) at Silk and Clay Studio at ArtSpace Maynard. To find out about Silk and Clay:
In addition the original poster will be framed at no charge by Star Framers of Stow.

The following guidelines must be followed to be eligible for prize.

  • Artist must be in middle school or younger
  • Drawing must be done by hand
  • Drawings using a marker are preferable to aid in copying
  • We encourage drawings that could also be put on a T-shirt
  • Drawing must be done on the form provided by SCT at
  • Limit 2 entries per person
  • ON THE BACK: please include name of the artist and contact information – phone and email
  • Submissions can be left at: Randall Library or mailed without folding to SCT, Box 397, Stow, MA 01775
  • Due Date for submissions Saturday, March 29, 2014.

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