- A Day Dedicated to the Memory of Colleen -THANK YOU!!
~ Colleen's gentle spirit will be celebrated with a 5K Run/Walk ~
Thank you all for your tremendous support at the first-annual Colleen Kelly 5K that was held last year. We hope everyone had a good time and with your support we were able to present the first annual Colleen M. Kelly scholarship at the 2013 Melrose High Graduation. We hope to see you all again on April 19, 2014, which would have been Colleen’s 23rd birthday.
Here is a great video clip of the 2013 Colleen Kelly 5K, courtesy of Anthony DiBenedtto:
Colleen Kelly 5K Video
2013 Race Results:
View 2013 Colleen Kelly 5K Race Results
Race Day Schedule:
7:00-7:45 - Packet Pick Up
8:00 - 5K Start
9:00 - Awards Ceremony
5K Start/ Finish, Packet Pick Up and the Awards Ceremony will all be at the Melrose Common - 301 East Foster Street, Melrose, MA 02176
Parking available at Winthrop School.
For a map of the location/parking area please click here
** PARKING UPDATE: Please be advised that Sixth Street will be closed from First Street to Laurel Street starting at 7:30AM. Also, please be advised that due to the large number of participants for this event, the Winthrop School Parking area may fill up quickly - consider carpooling if possible. There are many residential side streets in the area, but please be considerate of the neighbors when parking your vehicle. The Melrose Police will ticket illegally parked vehicles.
For Course Map, click here
2014 Online Registration: Click Here
-Paper Registration coming soon.
(For 2014, there will be a 400 runner/walker limit)
2014 Paper/Printable Registration: Click Here
$20 January 6th-March 31st
$25 April 1st-Race Day
Packet pick-up for pre-registered participants will be at Marathon Sports on Thursday, April 17th from 3 pm-7:30 pm, and Friday, April 18th 2pm – 6:30 pm
* Marathon Sports is located at 401 Main Street Melrose, MA 02176
* Marathon Sports will extend a 20% shopping discount to all registered
runners when they pick up their bibs on the 17th and 18th.
Packet Pick-Up on Race Day will be at the Melrose Common from 7:00am-7:45 am
Top 3 Overall Male & Female
Age Groups first Male & Female
(19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and up)
If you would like to be a sponsor for this event please contact John O’Hara email@example.com (603-682-7950)
If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact Brigid Houlihan firstname.lastname@example.org (781) 249-9770. Volunteers will be needed to help with:
If you cannot make the event but would like to make a donation, there are 2 ways to do this:
1) Please make checks payable to Colleen M. Kelly Fund and send to
4 Ingraham Terrace Swampscott, MA 01907.
2) One-click donation link below:
Thank you for your support.
- A Day Dedicated to the Memory of Colleen -
Colleen's gentle spirit will be celebrated with a 5K Run/Walk.
Contact John O'Hara
for sponsor info.