Hosted by the Merrimack Valley Striders and managed by DMSE Sports, the Feaster Five Road Raceâ€™s 5-mile and 5K races are held each year on Thanksgiving morning, beginning near Brickstone Square on Main St. in Andover, Mass.
Proceeds from the race benefit Ironstone Farm, Bellesini Academy, the Merrimack Valley YMCA and the Merrimack Valley Striders.
The Feaster Five also features bands and music along the course, digital clocks posted at each mile, holiday refreshments after the race and a traditional Table Talk apple pie for all finishers. The race also provides ample free parking and a printed race program, courtesy of the Eagle-Tribune.
For news releases from previous years, go to the DMSE Sports page.
Below is an archived list of more news about Feaster Five:
11/14/2017 -- 30th Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race Features VIP Meet and Greet Nov. 22 with Running Legends and Inspirations Bill Rodgers, Team Hoyt and John Young
10/06/2017 -- 30th Annual Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race Open to Runners, Walkers of all Ages Nov. 23
11/14/2016 -- Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race Features Meet and Greet with Running Legends Bill Rodgers, Joan Benoit Samuelson and Team Hoyt
10/10/2016 -- The Four Fs of Family, Friends, Fitness and Fun Draw Runners to Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race
11/23/2015 -- Ryan Hanigan of the Boston Red Sox to Serve as Grand Marshal of Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race Thursday
11/12/2015 -- Feaster Five Confirms VIP Schedule with Joan Benoit Samuelson, Bill Rodgers, Team Hoyt, and Adds Two New Gold Sponsors
10/07/2015 -- Online Registration for 28th Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race Underway at FeasterFive.com
11/19/2014 -- Still Time to Register for the Festive, Family Friendly Feaster Five Road Race on Thanksgiving Day
10/28/2014 -- Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race Features Mobile Lockers, Training Runs, Running Legends at Expo
09/30/2014 -- Online Registration for 27th Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race is Underway at FeasterFive.com
11/19/2013 -- Convenient Online Registration for Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race Closing Monday (Nov. 25)
10/28/2013 -- Discounted Early Bird Registration for Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race at FeasterFive.com Ends Oct. 31
10/19/2013 -- Online Registration for 26th Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race Underway at FeasterFive.com
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