September 16, 2023
Due to the expected arrival of Hurricane Lee in the early part of the day on Saturday, September 16th, public safety officials in the Town of Bourne have requested the cancellation of all Canal Day activities, including the Canal Day 5K. With heavy rain and winds in excess of 40 MPH expected it has been determined that an event on the canal would be unsafe for participants, spectators and volunteers.
Online Registration for the 2023 race is now CLOSED
$20.00 all participants - through 5/31/23
$25.00 all participants - 6/1/23 - 9/15/23
$30.00 all participants - race day
Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female
1st place male and female in the following age groups:
10 & under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Running strollers please start in the back
Buzzards Bay Recreation Area
90 Main Street
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
The t-shirt deadline is the end of the day Sunday, August 27th
Please be sure to register before the deadline if you would like to ensure that you get a shirt.
Bib pickup and on site registration will be available on race day at Buzzards Bay Recreation Area beginning at 8:00 am
All race day parking will be at the Buzzards Bay Recreation Area lot located at 90 Main Street in Buzzards Bay. Please keep in mind that the 5K is the beginning of a full day of events and vendors will be coming in and out of the lot to set up their tents and activities for the day. A full list of events for the day can be found on the Cape Cod Canal Regional Chamber website.
CANAL DAY INFORMATION
The Canal Day 5K is one of a day full of events that take place as part of Cape Cod Canal Day and is hosted by the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce. Race begins at 9am and runs along the water on the Canal Service Road followed at 11am by food trucks, craft beer & wine, the annual cornhole tournament, kids activities, arts & craft vendors and live entertainment.
Founded in 1995, the National Marine Life Center is an
independent, non-profit organization. We rehabilitate
and release stranded marine mammals and sea turtles in order
to advance science and education in marine wildlife
health and conservation.