Date: March 9, 2019 (2019 Registration will be open sometime in December)
Time: 8AM Start (Packet pickup/race day registration will open at 6:30AM)
The Black Cat 10 and 20 Miler is in its 8th year! The 10 mile event makes for a great winter goal and the 20 mile falls at the perfect time for all of you training for Boston or an early spring marathon. This is one of the most scenic endurance events with the best volunteers, aid stations at every 1.5miles and cool swag.
This year you’ll have your choice! Touchscreen Winter Custom Black Cat gloves or a Winter Pom Pom Custom Beanie!
All participates will receive a finisher medal upon completion of the race.
Additional merchandise that will be available to purchase through online registration and the day of event will include:
Long Sleeve Gender Specific Shirts & Custom Mason Jars.
Post Race Party:
After you cross the finish line, join us inside the Hawthorne Hotel for delicious refreshments and fun! We will be serving fruit, bagels, and hot soups to keep you warm. Mimosas and Bloody Marys will be available for purchase!
10 Miler – $35
20 Miler – $45
20 Miler Relay – $60 (2 or 4 people)
(Plus $5 on 1/12, +$5 on 2/16, plus $5 on race day)
Charity Options – 100% of additional entry fee will be allocated directly to MR8
10 Mile MR8 Runner – $45
20 Mile MR8 Runner – $55
20 Mile Team MR8 Relay – $100 (2 or 4 person teams)
(No price increases)
Pre-Packet Pickup Options:
Friday (3/8/19): 3-7 pm at the Hawthorne Hotel (Race Site) in Ballroom
Saturday(3/9/19): 6:30 AM-at the Hawthorne Hotel (Race Site)
Course: The 20 mile course is a two loop run with a few rolling hills, some good down hills and gorgeous scenic views. The event starts in front of the Hawthorne Hotel (Hawthorne Blvd) in the heart of downtown Salem. Runners will follow Lafayette St. continuing on 114 into Marblehead and turn around at the entrance to Devereux Beach. Head back into Salem all the way down Fort Avenue and looping back into downtown Salem to Finish.
Map: Coming soon
Top 3 Male and Female in 10 & 20 Miler
Top three Male and Female in each age AG category
Top Club – Male/Female/Co-ed running clubs (top 3 runners cumulative time)
19 and under – Male/Female
20-29 – Male/Female
30-39 – Male/Female
40-49 – Male/Female
50-59 – Male/Female
60-69 – Male/Female
70-79 – Male/Female
Black Cat Beneficiaries: The Black Cat 10/20 Miler supports a variety of organizations. MR8, Allie Castner Scholarship Fund & Fit Girls Marblehead.
Accommodations: Discounted Room Rates available – details coming soon!