Outrunning Homelessness

Outrunning Homelessness is an annual 5K race and 2.6 mile fun walk held in April at DCR's Borderland State Park.  This event, sponsored by Crescent Credit Union, is a fundraiser for School on Wheels of Massachusetts, empowering children impacted by homelessness to reach their full potential through educational support and one-one-one mentoring. The race was founded in 2011 by Race Director and Suffolk University undergraduate student Dennis Harkins, and the Oliver Ames School on Wheels Club.

The 2014 Race

This year's event will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at DCR's Borderland State Park. 

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The 2013 Race

More than 500 runners and walkers opened their wallets and left their footprints on the trails of DCR's Borderland State Park to support School on Wheels of Massachusetts at the Outrunning Homelessness Race & Fun Walk on Saturday, April 27. The fundraiser was held at Borderland for its 2nd year in a row.   Read our 2013 Event Update.

2013 Outrunning Homelessness Results  2013 Race Results


Race Numbers

2013 - 540 participants and $27,000 raised

2012 - 375 participants and $21,000 raised

2011 - 175 participants and $9,500 raised