Needham Bank Grand Prix Series

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UPDATED June 8. 2021

We are very excited to announce that the Commonwealth Of MA has lifted the restriction on outdoor events and with that…

2021 Charles River 5K Banner

  • Race is on MONDAY JULY 5, due to July 4 falling on a Sunday, the town rescheduled all events to Monday
  • Race will start at 8:00AM not 8:30 as in past years
  • We will have 5 staggered starts, every 3 minutes based on your anticipated pace
  • There will be no post- race awards ceremony in order to avoid gathering crowds, your time will be texted and emailed to you as well as posted on the Racewire website
  • The first 300 runners will receive a limited edition t-shirt
  • Click here to go to the Charles River Race Page




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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