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Register Now for the 4th Annual SJS 5K Run & Fun on Saturday, May 18th

Please join us for a beautiful day at Lake Quannapowitt and the Wakefield Town Common supporting our school



Saturday, May 18, 2019

5K chip-timed run starts at 10 a.m.  Clock a fast official time on our level, picturesque course around Lake Q for $25 for advance registration or $30 for same-day registration


5K Men's winner:  $50 prize
5K Women's winner:  $50 prize
5K Grade 8 and under winner:  $50 prize

5K stroller-friendly untimed walk will start shortly after the runners.  $15

1 mile fun run for children 12 and under around the Wakefield Town Common.  $10

1 mi Kid’s Fun Run winner ages 8-12:  Fitbit
1 mi Kid’s Fun Run winner under 8:  Vivofitbit, Jr.

 - Come and enjoy our FREE health & wellness fair on the Wakefield Town Common from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  We'll have

DJ – Demo Fitness Classes – Vendors - Raffles

Bounce House – Food - and Much More!

You can earn prizes for registering and soliciting pledges!

Individual Pledge-Raising Contest

The top five (5) students who raise the most money in pledges* will receive the student’s choice of a no uniform or no homework pass, plus the following cash prize:

  • 1st Place $150 cash
  • 2nd Place $125 cash
  • 3rd Place $100 cash
  • 4th Place $75 cash
  • 5th Place $50 cash

*To be eligible for any individual prize, a student must raise a minimum of $350 in pledges.  

Classroom Participation Contest

Every classroom that raises an amount equal to $25 per student (so, for example, for a class with 10 students, at least $250) will earn one of the following prizes, to be determined based upon majority vote of the students in the class:  

  • Ice cream party for the class
  • Extra recess for the class
  • One night of no homework for the whole class

School-Wide Contest

We will have a school-wide no uniform day if the 5K meets its goal of raising $15,000.

Sign up now at!

Once you register, a personalized pledge page will automatically be created for each registrant. 

  • You'll receive the link and instructions via e-mail.
  • It only takes a few minutes to complete the template that is already set up and share it with friends and family via e-mail or social media. 
  • Be sure to join the team for your class to track progress in the classroom participation contest!

For more information, please visit or contact

Thank you for your support!  We can't wait to see you there!