FALMOUTH, Mass. - Twenty-five Auburn residents will be among a field of 11,000 runners Sunday in the 40th annual New Balance Falmouth Road Race, a seven-mile run along the shore from Woods Hole to Falmouth Heights.
The New Balance Falmouth Road Race was established in 1973 and has become one of the premier running events of the summer season. Each year, the race draws an international field of Olympians, elite and recreational runners out to enjoy the scenic 7-mile seaside course. The non-profit Falmouth Road Race organization is dedicated to promoting health and fitness for all in its community. Proceeds from the race each year support youth athletic programs in the town of Falmouth and other nonprofit community groups.
An estimated 75,000 spectators line the course each year to cheer on racers. Wheelchair racers start at 9:40 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12; runners take off at 10 a.m.
Auburn racers include: Christopher Fuller, Shelley Hodges, John Morawski, Joseph Kennedy, Danielle Perron, Thomas Healey, Lisa Sampson, Samantha Boucher, Edward Kennedy, Stephanie Lund, Matthew Healey, Peter DelloStritto, Kristine DelloStritto, Leah Healey, Jeff Moineau, Stefanie Salome, Jeff McCullough, Kelsey Letson, Riley Simmons, Steven Nelson, Frank Rozanski, Paige Bailey, Samantha Bailey, Jaime Bailey and Gabrielle Somadelis.
Runners' progress can be tracked online.