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Why do we call this the Boston Tune-up?  With just over two weeks until the acclaimed Boston Marathon, we have the perfect Tune-up with a combination of uphills and downhills and the perfect distance of 9.3 miles.  If you are running "Boston" or just looking to get ready for the local race scene come and join us.  We are sure that you will enjoy this scenic course and the country atmosphere.

This year we are pleased to add our event to the USATF-NE Grand Prix series as the 15K Championship.  This designation will attract a new group of elite runners and have an even greater impact to the charities and communities that this race benefits.  Please visit the USATF-NE Grand Prix website for further details.


- Chip timing
- Soup, pizza, and other refreshments available after the race
- Indoor changing and restroom facilities
- Free photos of all participants
- Mile markers at each mile
- Splits at miles one and five
- Aid stations
- Commemorative Soup Mugs to first 400 registered
- Ample parking
- Awards and prizes


This is one of the few certified 15Ks available in the area (course # MA16024JK).
Mostly on scenic, rolling, well marked, newly paved roads.  Course map

Starts and finishes at Nipmuc Regional High School, Pleasant St, Upton, MA
The school will open at 8:00 AM for registration.


- Awards will take place at 12:00.

- Age Group Awards - Top 3 M/F in 7 age groups.

Prize Money Breakdown 1st 2nd 3rd
Team Open: Male and Female $300 $200 $100
  Masters: Male and Female $300 $200 $100
  Seniors: Male and Female $200 $150 $100
  60-69: Male and Female $100 - -
  70-79: Male and Female $100 - -
Individual Open: Male and Female $100 - -
  Masters: Male and Female $100 - -
  Seniors: Male and Female $100 - -


Race registration is available through, on race day at Nipmuc Regional High School, or through use of the mail-in form linked below (checks payable to: Tri-Valley FrontRunners, PO Box 125, Milford, MA 01757).

Adult - Before 2/1/2017 - $35
Adult - On or after 2/1/2017 - $40
Under 19 - $30
70+ - Free!
$5 discount for current USATF members (USATF membership number required upon registration)
$15 discount for 2017 registrants due to cancellation of race (Eligible participant will receive email with Promo Code.  Contact Matt Kellogg with questions.)

Day-of registration ($40) and number pick-up will begin at 8:00 am in the Nipmuc H.S. cafeteria

We apologize, but no refunds will be available for on-line, mail-in, or race-day registration.

Directions and Parking

Race start/finish line and parking facilities are at the following address:

Nipmuc Regional High School
90 Pleasant Street
Upton, MA 01568

Parking attendants will assist you when you arrive at this location.

Records, Winners and Contact

Course Records    Historical Race Winners

Contact: Race Director Matt Kellogg