2nd Annual Wonder Run 5K and Kids Fun Run- Sunday, May 17th


The 2015 Wonder Run 5K and 1K Kids Fun Run fundraiser, sponsored by the Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club (“WHJWC”), will take place Sunday, May 17th.  This year’s event, as part of Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend, will feature a new Kids Fun Run so that runners and walkers of all ages can participate!

Wonder Run 5K participants will begin their scenic run through Wellesley at the WHS track at 8 AM.  Prizes will be given to the top male and female runners in each of the following age groups: 18 and under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+.  Children participating in the Fun Run will start at 9 AM and complete a 1K course around the WHS track.  Local Wellesley resident, Sue Brady Hartigan, will once again emcee this event.

Pre-register for the Wonder Run 5K at www.whjwc.org for $25 or on race day for $30.  Pre-register for the Kids Fun Run for $5 or on race day for $10.

The WHJWC is very grateful for the following organizations’ sponsorship of the 2015 Wonder Run:

Gold Level – Jill Boudreau & Associates (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage), The Local restaurant and Roche Brothers.

Silver Level –SoulCycle, J.McLaughlin, Needham Bank, City Sports, Susan Bevilacqua of Pinnacle Properties and Century 21 Commonwealth & Barclay and Sampson Team.

Bronze Level – Pinestraw, Dr. Paul O. Johnson Pediatric Dentistry and Roger Pelissier Photography.

Runner Up Level – Get in Shape for Women.

We are pleased to announce that New Balance will be the Kids Fun Run Sponsor this year!

The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club is a volunteer organization of more than 80 women who give of their time through hands-on community service and fundraising efforts. The WHJWC sponsors several annual fundraisers, including the Wellesley Marketplace Fair, Luminary Night, Wellesley Phone Book, Wellesley Kitchen Tour and Wonder Run.  In 2013-14, the WHJWC’s charitable giving program awarded $130,000 in WHS scholarships and charitable grants to local non-profits.

For questions or more information about the Wonder Run, please contact WellesleyWonderRun@gmail.com or visit www.whjwc.org.