Run for the Hills - 5k & Fun Run

A trail race in Partnership with the Harvard Conservation Trust

SUNDAY 10/27/2024, 10:00am

Join us for a fun – and beautiful –  trail run.  All proceeds to benefit Harvard Conservation Trust’s efforts to preserve the unique character and natural resources of rural Harvard.

Discounts for youth, early birds, and Harvard Conservation Trust Members

Early bird technical tees!

Free digital race photos!

When & where:

Sunday, October 27th, 2024
Community Harvest Project Barn, 115 Prospect Hill Rd, Harvard MA 01451 

8:00am Registration Opens
10:00am 5k Race Starts
10:30am Kids Fun Run Starts

Registration & Fees:

Early bird entry fees are $25.00 through October 1st/ $15 for the Fun Run.  Registration fees increase to $30.00 on October 1st.

Shirts to all registered by Sept 30th. 

Once again this year, we are offering family rate registration. Early-bird registration is $60 for family of 3-5, $75 after Sept 30th.

Race day registration from 7:00 to 8:45 AM at the Community Harvest Barn (115 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA).

Male & Female Divisions:

Junior 18 and under
Open 19 – 29
Sub Masters 30 – 39
Masters 40 – 49
Seniors 50 – 59
Veterans 60 – 69
70 and Over 70 plus

Awards and Prizes:

Prizes will be awarded to the top-3 in each category


Great post-race refreshments.

Course Records

Men's Record

Timothy Macguire 2021 20:41 (6:41/mi)

Women's Record

Samantha Donahue 2019 26:12 (8:27/mi)


The race starts and finishes at the COMMUNITY HARVEST BARN, 115 PROSPECT HILL ROAD in Harvard, MA. Registration & bathrooms are inside the barn. There's plenty of parking available.

Course Map & Profile



2023 - Peter Dorward photographer

2022 - Frank Kjaersgaard  photographer

2022 - Peter Dorward 

2021 - Peter Doward photographer