Thank you to participants, sponsors, and volunteers!

We welcomed 173 runners, walkers, and dashers to the 1st Annual Lawrence History Center North Canal Classic 5k Run/Walk on Sunday, May 18, 2014! This was a true community event in a wonderful historic setting along the North Canal, past the Great Stone Dam, around Campagnone Common, past City Hall, and down Common, Essex, Jackson, and Canal Streets -- SUCH great energy, enthusiasm, and pride in the city of Lawrence!

Thank you to our volunteers, sponsors, and the LPD for helping to make the race enjoyable and safe for our participants! Mayor Daniel Rivera is pictured at right with race volunteers from the Lawrence High School Basketball Team.

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Please send feedback and/or race photos to so that we can make next year's race even better!

Race Committee:
Ellen Minzner (Chair), Jim Beauchesne, Susan Grabski, Robert Lussier, Frank O'Connor, and Nelson Ortiz

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

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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.