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Witch City 5K - 2019 Online Registration

Event Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019,
Event Time: 9 am

Online registration ends: 10/16/2019 at 10 P.M., EST

                          USA Track and Field Certified Course #MA17029JK                               

Event Details

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019

Start Time: 9:00 am

Location: Salem Willows Park 167 Fort Ave. Salem, Ma. 01970


Race Information

 14th Annual Witch City 5K Road Race. Run through Boo-tiful Historic Salem! Get your best running costume ready for this annual Salem Haunted Happenings Event. A great way to begin your day of Halloween fun in Salem. Post-race awards, costume contest, music and more. This race will benefit the Salem YMCA Corner Stone Initiative. 


 Registration Fee

Before September 19, 2019 - $25

Between September 20, 2019 and October 17, 2019 - $30

Race Day $35

Youth (13 and under) $15

Course Map

Pre-race number pick up: 

Salem YMCA, 1 Sewall Street, Salem MA

Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Friday, October 18, 2019 from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm


Race Swag

Tee Shirt*

*Must be picked up by race day. Size and availabilty not guaranteed


Race Day Registration: 

From 7:30 am - 8:45 am at Camp Naumkeag 85 Memorial Drive, Salem

Race day fee will increase to $35


Awards and Post Race Activities

This event will be timed by NS Timing but not scored for the race series. Awards will be presented at Camp Naumkeag. 

Top  Male and Female Overall

Medal for all finishers

Costume Prizes (Costumes not required to participate in the 5K)

 Most Original 

Best Costume



Best Couple

Best Group




Parking will be provided at Salem Willows Park

167 Fort Ave. Salem Ma. 01970


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Contact Details

 Contact Person: Carol Meyer

Contact Email:meyerc@northshoreymca.org

Website: https://www.northshoreymca.org/community-races

Facebook: YMCA of the North Shore Race Series





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General Waiver:
In consideration of my acceptance of this entry, I hereby for myself, my heirs and assigns, waive any and all claims I may have against the YMCA of the North Shore volunteers, all sponsors and their representatives, for any an all injuries by in the said event. I attest that I am physically fit and trained for the event and competition.--
I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against NorthShoreTimingOnline.com, its affiliates, and subsidiaries, and their respective directors, and employees, and sponsors, coordinating groups and any individuals associated with Witch City 5K on 10/19/2019, their representatives, successors and assigns, and will hold them harmless for any and all injuries suffered in connection with this event. I attest that I am physically fit to compete in this event. Athlete is fully aware of the risks and hazards inherent in participating in the Event and hereby elects to voluntarily participate, knowing the risks associated with the Event. Athlete hereby assumes all risks of loss(es), damage(s), or injury(ies) that may be sustained by him/her while participating in the Event. Further, I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the foregoing to use my likeness in all media including, but not limited to photographs, broadcasts, newspapers, brochures, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose without compensation. Athlete acknowledges that the entry fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable. Athlete acknowledges and agrees that Witch City 5K, in its sole discretion, may delay or cancel the Event if it believes the conditions on the race day are unsafe. In the event the Event is delayed or cancelled for any reason, including but not limited to: fire, threatened or actual strike, labor difficulty, work stoppage, insurrection, war, public disaster, flood, unavoidable casualty, acts of God or the elements (including without limitation, rain, hail, hurricane, tornado, earthquake), or any other cause beyond the control of Witch City 5K there shall be no refund of the entry fee or any other costs of Athlete in connection with the Event. ATHLETE HAS READ THE FOREGOING AND INTENTIONALLY AND VOLUNTARILY SIGNS THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT. IF ATHLETE IS UNDER AGE 18 HIS/HER PARENT OR GUARDIAN MUST SIGN THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER AGREEMENT. Athlete's Parent or Guardian's signature above certifies that my son/daughter/ward has my permission to participate in the Event. Athlete's Parent/Guardian has read and understands the foregoing RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT (above) and by signing intentionally and voluntarily agrees to its terms and conditions. Athlete's Parent/Guardian further certifies that my son/daughter/ward is in good physical condition and is able to safely participate in the Event. I hereby authorize medical treatment for him/her and grant access to my child's medical records as necessary and as stated above.