Event Info

21st Annual Genesis Battlegreen Run

***Online registration is now available!****


The Genesis Battlegreen Run will be celebrating 21 years on Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Lexington, MA! Since its inception in 1996, the Genesis Battlegreen Run has been established as one of the most popular road race events in New England. This race event is unlike any other racing event from start to finish. Rene Rancourt, voice of the Boston Bruins, sends the runners along their way with a stirring rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, accompanied by musket fire, courtesy of the Lexington Minutemen. Another signature component of the racing event is the post-race buffet, which includes a variety of food options generously donated by many local restaurants and food vendors.

This event, which has become a Lexington tradition, offers a beautiful course that will challenge runners and walkers alike. After the race, join participants, friends and family for entertainment and a taste of our local food fair!

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Sunday, November 6, 2016


Lexington High School, 251 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA 02421

Race Details:

Registration begins at 9:30 am and the day includes 4 events :
Boston Volvo Family Fun Run – 11:15 am (free of charge)
• Memorial Cancer 5k Walk – 12:00 pm ($20 for Students, $20 by August 31, $25 September 1 – November 3, $30 November 4 -November 6 Race Day)
• Ralph Lord Memorial 5k Run –12:15 pm ($20 for Students, $20 by August 31, $25 September 1 – November 3, $30 November 4 -November 6 Race Day)
• Genesis Battlegreen 10k Run – 12:15 pm ($20 for Students, $20 by August 31, $25 September 1 – November 3, $30 November 4 -November 6 Race Day)

**T-shirts are available to registered participants for $5 and must be purchased at time of entry! Any additional t-shirts we have leftover will be sold on race day for $10. **


Proceeds from the 21st Annual Genesis Battlegreen Run help fund Habitat for Humanity of Greater Boston, the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund at Mass General Hospital, the Pauline Briggs Scholarship Fund, the Genesis Community Fund, Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA MASS), Esperanza- Hope for the Children, the Lighthouse Animal Shelter, Special Needs Art Programs, Inc. (SNAP),  the Bedford VA Research Corporation (BRCI) and the New England Innocence Project/ Running for Innocence.

View the Course Maps: 

10k Course

5k Course

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