Registration Fees for the 8K are:
$30.00* Until May 21, 2017
$35.00* from May 22 thru August 31, 2017
$40.00* from September 1 thru October 6, 2017* NOTE: there is an additional $4.00(1/2)/$2.00(8K) online processing fee added to the registration fee.
If you would rather mail in a registration form with a check for your entry fee, please click link: Ramblefest Half Marathon/8K Registration Form
This 13.1 mile scenic run begins at the Berkshire Mall in Lanesboro, MA; Rt. 8 and finishes at the Visitor Center in Adams, MA. Bus transportation will be provided to bring participants back to the Berkshire Mall following the Awards Ceremony. All parking will be at the Berkshire Mall (JC Penny parking lot).
Custom Ramblefest medals to all finishers. 1 Free Beer at the race finish. (must have ID and be 21+) 1 food ticket for food vendors at the finish party, in addition to standard post race fuel provided by the SRHM. Free LIVE music at the finish line!
Water stations located at approximately every 2 miles (6 stations on the course). Stations closest to mile 6,8,10 and 12 will also have a sport drink mixture as well as water. Sports drink will either be GU brew or Gatorade Endurance formula.
A bus will be at the start line to transport your belonging to the finish line (1/2 marathon only). The bus will have a volunteer race staff on it at all times but BRC and the RambleFest HM are not responsible for lost or stolen items. The bus will be located approximately 1/10th of a mile from the actual finish line of the race. Busses will be provided to bring participants back to the Berkshire Mall and Church Street in Cheshire for the 8K start area after the awards ceremony.
Prizes: Overall Male and Female 1st Place=$500, 2nd Place=$300, 3rd Place=$150.
Masters Male and Female (40+) 1st Place=$200, 2nd Place=$100, 3rd Place=$50
Top 3 in 10 year age categories (0-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69,70+)
Race Packet Pick up will be at Berkshire Running Center, 34 Depot Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 on Friday October 6 form 10AM-6PM and Saturday October 7 from 10 AM until 5 PM. Day of race packet pick up will be at the Berkshire Mall from 7 AM-8:45 AM, and near the Church Street Trial Head from 9-9:45 AM. Please pick up early if possible!
The 8K starts on the rail trail in Cheshire just past the big yellow plow on the north side of Church Street. Parking will be available at the elementary school, the town garage, or the trail head there. The course follows the trail to the end in adams. Take a left onto Hoosac Street, and a left onto Depot Street, and the finish is just before the parking lot entrance to the Adams Visitor Center. There will be busses to bring people back to where you parked after the event.
Race proceeds will be donated to the PRO-ADAMS group.