The countdown to St. Patrick’s week begins with the 2021 Halfway to St. Patrick’s 5K Road Race on Saturday, Sept. 11, at Ashley Reservoir and the Holyoke Lodge of Elks.
Runners who sign up online before race day can receive a $5 discount on the $35 entry fee. In person registration opens at 10 a.m. on race day, followed by the Kid Fun Run at 12:15 p.m. and the 5K dash at 1 p.m.
The day will also feature a food and vendor fair, inflatable slide and obstacle course, coloring and crafts led by The Children’s Museum of Holyoke, and fun hairstyles by Carve Beauty Bar. In addition, the Saucy Mama and Crave Food Trucks will serve fans and runners throughout the day.
Vendors include Allen’s Farmhouse Finds, Azura Apparel, Caron’s Creations, Color Street. Crunchi, Farmasi, Irish Rover, Jeff Richard Photography, Paintings from the Heart, Pillows by Peggy, Pine Knoll designs, Pink Zebra, Tastefully Simple, Terra Apothecary, Tupperware and Wolly Bites.