Race Details

Race Details

The Fourth Annual Rocky Neck 5K Run/Walk & Team Challenge will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday morning, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The Start and Finish lines will be positioned under the banner at the Rocky Neck Park, across from the public parking lot on Rocky Neck Causeway. Tickets are $35.  Participation in the Race is capped at 400.  Your registration includes admission to the Race, individual chip timing by North Shore Timing, a ticket to The Studio Restaurant celebratory buffet brunch after the Race and, for those who register early, a custom Race t-shirt. 

Post-Race Recognition

Based on chip-timing results, individual medals will be awarded to the Top Male & Top Female Overall and in each of the following categories:

  • 12 years old & under
  • 13 - 19 years old
  • 20-35 years old
  • 36-59 years old
  • 60 years & older

The names of Top Male and Top Female finishers overall will be inscribed on a wall plaque to hang ‘in perpetuity’ at The Studio Restaurant.

In addition, the Top Team Overall will be recognized at the post-Race brunch award ceremony at The Studio.  Team results will be based on the combined times of the three fastest finishers on the team. 


Packet pickup will take place at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St., on Rocky Neck, Gloucester from 8:00 a.m. though 9:45 a.m. before the Race.  Bathroom facilities are available at the Cultural Center.

Online Registration

Online registration through the link to the North Shore Timing portal will be available until 4pm on Saturday, May 6th or until all spots are taken, whichever comes first.  Register now to be sure to get a spot!

Walk-in Registration

So long as the Race cap has not been met and participation remains open, paper registration forms are available as follows:

  • Up through Saturday, May 6:  12noon – 4 pm, Thursdays through Sundays,  Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St., Gloucester, MA 01930, tel.no. 978 515 7004
  • On the day of the Race:  8:00am to 9:30 am, Sunday, May 7, Rocky Neck Cultural Center, 6 Wonson St., Gloucester, MA 01930

Race Sponsors

We are currently seeking 2017 race sponsors. Please email RockyNeck5k@gmail.com for more information.


For any further questions or if you'd like to sponsor the Rocky Neck 5k please e-mail us at RockyNeck5k@gmail.com