Needham Bank Grand Prix Series

Needham Bank Grand Prix Logo V1Welcome to the 2020 Needham Bank Grand Prix Series of 5K road races! This series is comprised of FIVE Needham 5K road races: New Years Day 5K JANUARY 1, Great Bear Run) RESCHEDULED OCTOBER 10-18, Charles River YMCA July 4th 5K) RESCHEDULED OCTOBER 10-18  Jog Your Memory 5K  RESCHEDULED SEPTEMBER 12-13 and BIGGSteps 5K . RESCHEDULED OCTOBER 4-18th.

UPDATED 09.19.20

This year, the Needham Bank Series is doing something different.  If you complete 4 of the 5 races this year, then you will be presented with a $25 gift card to a Needham-area restaurant.  If you ran the New Year’s Day 5K, then you are already ONE QUARTER of the way there! If you ran the Needham New Year’s Day AND the Jog Your Memory 5K on September 12-13th then you are HALF WAY there!

Jog Your Memory 5K

The Jog Your Memory Virtual 5K held on September 12-13th was a HUGE success with 707 Runners from 42 States and 6 Countries with over $190,000 raised for Alzheimers Research!!! Way to go Jog Your Memory team and congratulations to all 707 runners!

Jog Your Memory 2020 Picture


There are three virtual races left in the Needham Bank Series:

Great Bear Run will be run on October 10-18,

Charles River YMCA “July 4th” race will be run October 10-18 and

BIGGSteps will be run October 4-18th!

The races need your participation so sign up and run all three!

2020 Series

FOUR OUT OF FIVE, YOU WIN A PRIZE! A major change for this year is if you run four out of the five races, you will receive a complimentary $25 Needham restaurant gift card courtesy of Needham Bank!



INTRODUCTION: This is the official site of Needham Bank’s Grand Prix Series of five races run in Needham,MA.

Needham Bank has generously helped support the creation of this event. The purpose of this series is to encourage runners and walkers to experience the different neighborhoods of Needham, while promoting health and exercise throughout the year. An additional benefit is to support various local charities and services throughout Needham.

RACES: The following five races comprise the Needham Gran Prix Series. For more information about each race, to register and for results of that race, please click the race link below:

  1. Needham New Years Day 5K 
  2. Great Bear Run
  3. Charles River YMCA 4th Of July 5K
  4. Jog Your Memory 5K 
  5. BIGGSteps 5K

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