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Bright Nights Road Race

Nov
28
Monday
5:00PM

Not your ordinary walk in the park.

Run the 5k route through the magnificent lighting displays.

The race begins at the Seuss Land Arch (Walker Grandstand) to the Poinsettia Candles (Picknelly Field) and back to Seuss Land.


Registration Opens Monday, September 12 at 12AM
Runners must be at least 14 years old on race day.

Rain Date

Nov
29
Tuesday
5:00PM

Sponsors

  • Health New England
  • Freedom Credit Union
  • Greater Springfield Credit Union
  • New England Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Western Mass Sports Commission

Special Thanks

Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management

Race Details

Registration Fee - $50

Includes souvenir long-sleeve shirt, post-race soup supper at NEW Bright Nights Storage Facility and Bright Nights VIP Pass.

Limited to the first 500 completed and paid registrants

No post entries

No refunds

No runners under the age of 14 on race day

For participants, entrance is at the Trafton Road Gate - Cyr Arena 

Registration and post-race soup supper are in NEW Bright Nights Maintenance/Storage Facility

Check-In at 5PM

Race Starts at 6:30PM

Prizes are awarded in both male and female categories

14 - 19
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60+

Additional Soup Supper Tickets - $10

2015 Race Results

Bright Nights
Located in Forest Park

Set your GPS to:

300 Sumner Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108

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Contact Us

From MA, NH, VT, NY:
Exit 6 off Mass Pike (I-90) to I-291 West (Springfield) to I-91 South. I-91 South to Exit 4 (Route 83/Main Street). Follow Route 83 with left at light, straight through next light, first right up Longhill Street, left at next light on to Sumner Avenue. Straight through two lights. Forest Park is on the right.

From CT:
Exit 2 off I-91 North, (Route 83/Forest Park/East Longmeadow). Straight through first light. Right at next light onto Route 83 South/Sumner Avenue. Straight through two lights. Forest Park is on the right.

Hours

November 23, 2016 – January 1, 2017

Closed November 28 and 29

Sunday through Thursday – 5PM to 9PM

Friday, Saturday and Holidays* – 5PM to 11PM

Buses with Reservations Priority – 5PM to 6PM