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Boxford July 4th Road Race

Registration for the Boxford July 4th Road Race 2023 is now open!

Join us on Tuesday July 4th at 8:00am for the 32nd Annual Boxford July 4th Road Race.  Set in the historic East Boxford Village, this wonderful family event includes something for everyone including a 2.5 and 5 mile competitive event, and the Boxford mile. All runners and walkers are encouraged to join in the fun!


For participants who are interested in participating this year but want to do so virtually, you will have that option.  Choose your distance and run your own race anytime between June 28-July 4th.  You will have the opportunity to upload your time to record your race.  So don't let worries about being out of town stop you from joining in the fun!

The overall fastest male and female 5-mile and 2.5-mile and everyone 16 and under (who has registered by July 1st) will receive a gift certificate for Benson's Ice-Cream.  There will be awards for the top three male and female runners in each age group.  Race times will be available by age group following the run.

The Boxford Mile Race starts at 8:00am.  The 5 Mile / 2.5 Mile runs start approximately at 8:15 a.m. (after the conclusion of the Boxford Mile).  The mile run will NOT have a water stop.  The 2.5 mile course will have 1 water stop and the 5 mile course will have 2 water stops.

Shirts are guaranteed for the first 275 registrations. 

Registration fees: Early Bird registration is $30.00 (plus processing fees) until May 31st for the 2.5 mile, 5 mile, and adult 1 mile (17+), Youth 1 mile (16 and under) is $25.00 (plus processing fees) until May 31st.  Regular registration is $35.00 (plus processing fees) for the 2.5 mile, 5 mile, and adult 1 mile (17+), Youth 1 mile (16 and under) is $30.00 (plus processing fees) until July 2nd when online registration closes.  Race day registration fees will be $37.00 for all races and all ages. 

Proceeds support the Jennifer Tinney Scholarship Fund at Masconomet High School. The race is followed by the Boxford 4th of July parade and fun activities for the family at the East Boxford Fire Station. Please visit for further information, or email


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Thanks for joining us in this event and helping the BAA support deserving high school recipients for the Jennifer Tinney Scholarship Fund. 

The B.A.A. does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, handicap, disability or ability to pay.  The Boxford Athletic Association does not tolerate sexual harassment by any participant in its programs, adult or child.