Fort Taber 5k, Destination Hometown

Fort Taber 5k!

Fort Taber 5k, Destination HometownIt’s almost time for the Fort Taber 5k!  The race will take place Saturday,  August 29, 2015 at 6:30 pm.  This is a great twilight event. It is a beautiful run around historic Fort Taber in New Bedford, MA and along the ocean as the sun sets.  What a great time for a race!

The race director is Geoff Smith.  Goeff is a British long-distance runner who won the Boston Marathon in 1984 and 1985.  He competed in the Olympics for Great Britain in the 1980 10,000 m race.

Geoff currently lives in Mattapoisett and is a middle school teacher.  He is currently  active coaching local runners.

Come and be a part of the race or a spectator and experience the magnificient water views from Clark’s Point.  After the race, enjoy the local bars and restaurants in Downtown Historic New Bedford.

T-shirts will be given out to the first 500 entrants.

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This blog was posted on on Aug. 3, 2015