5th Annual North Canal Classic 5k Run/Walk/Roll, and Kids Canal Dash -- Sunday, May 20, 2018

(Race logo design by Robert Lussier | Lussier Photography)

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, the Lawrence History Center is welcoming athletes of all abilities to its 5th Annual North Canal Classic 5k Run/Walk/Roll and Kids Canal Dash in the North Canal district of Lawrence to raise awareness of the History Center in the community, and to promote fitness and economic and cultural development in the city of Lawrence.

Net proceeds to support the Lawrence History Center and the installation of a new elevator in our main building to restore equal access for all who visit, no matter their abilities.

Join us on at 9:00am for a scenic run through the city's revitalization of the local parks and historic mill buildings!

Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018
Time: 9:00 am start time
Route: Click for map
Start/Finish line: Corner of Union and Canal Streets, Lawrence
Registration and Parking: Everett Mills, 15 Union Street, Lawrence
Events Offered: 5K Run/Walk, Kids Canal Dash (ages 12 and younger)

Prize Categories:

1st Place Overall (Male): $50.00
1st Place Overall (Female): $50.00
1st Place Under 18 (Male): $25.00
1st Place Under 18 (Female): $25.00

Kids Canal Dash:

Canobie Lake Park passes!
Other prizes will be raffled off at the end of the race to be determined.

Registration Fees:

  • 5k Run/Walk Individual Entries: $25.00 (plus online processing fees)
  • Kids Canal Dash Entries: $5.00 (ages 12 and younger)
  • Groups of 10 or More Entries: $15.00 a person with DISCOUNT CODE online (email director@lawrencehistory.org for code) or via paper application available at link below

  • Race Day/Walk-up Fees: $30.00 for 5k Individual Entries/$20 a person for 5k Group Entries. CASH/CHECK ONLY ON RACE DAY

Race timing and registration by Yankee Timing.

Questions? Please email director@lawrencehistory.org


Tue–Fri: 9am-4pm
Sat: By appt
Sun-Mon: Closed

Address & Phone

6 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.