Heartbreak Hill Road Race
Heartbreak Hill Road Race
Heartbreak Hill Road Race

24th Annual

Newton Heartbreak Hill
Road Race

One mile run up and down historic
Heartbreak Hill
for youngsters, adults and families

Saturday April 15, 2017

Noon-3:30pm, Rain or Shine
Newton City Hall
1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA

Pasta/Pizza Party
Friday, April 14, 5:30pm

Heartbreak Hill Road Race
Heartbreak Hill Road Race
Sponsored with:
John M Barry Boys and Girls Club

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Donate to the Food Pantries!

food drive

Please bring a canned food donation for Newton's three food pantries



1 mile race up and down historic Heartbreak Hill
Saturday, April 15, 2017, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Newton City Hall
1000 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, Massachusetts

Pasta/Pizza Party

Friday April 14: 5:30 PM
Newton City Hall, War Memorial Auditorium.
FREE to all registrants,
Family and Guests $3.00 per person
Hosted by WholeFoods Market


Category Start  
01 11:30 Family Walk
Divisions based on year of birth
Category Start Year of Birth Sex
02 12 noon 2009 Girl
03 12:15 2009 Boy
04 12:30 2008 Girl
05 12:45 2008 Boy
06 1:00 2007 Girl
07 1:15 2007 Boy
08 1:30 2005-2006 Girl
09 1:45 2005-2006 Boy
10 2:00 2002-2004 Girl
11 2:15 2002-2004 Boy
12 2:30 1999-2001 Girl
13 2:45 1999-2001 Boy
Divisions based on age
14 2:50 Over 18 Female
15 2:50 Over 18 Male
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Entrance Fee

Age Group Before April 6 After April 6
Under age 18: $10.00 $12.00
Adults $12.00 $15.00
Family Walk: $10.00 $10.00

Special Features:

  • T-Shirts to first 500 entrants
  • Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Winners
  • One ticket to Pasta/Pizza Party
  • Race Medallion and seedling trees to runners
  • Professional Timing

To Register

Register and pay on-line
Last day for on-Line registration is Thursday April 13!

More Information:

  • Phone: 617-796-1540
  • email: Lplaut@newtonma.gov

Race Registration, Number Pickup

Friday April 14: 4:00-6:00 PM
Race Day: 9:00 AM - Race time
Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue

Directions to Newton City Hall

From Mass Turnpike going east, take exit 14. Follow signs to Route 128N (I-95) and take exit 24. Follow signs to Route 30. Go 3 miles east to Newton City Hall.

Off I-95, take exit 24 (from either direction). Turn right onto Route 30 (Commonwealth Avenue).
Go 3 miles east to Newton City Hall.

Course Route and Features

Course Route: Begin at Commonwealth Avenue at Newton City Hall. Go east up Heartbreak Hill to Cedar Street. Make U-Turn onto Carriage Road until Commonwealth Park E. Return to Commonwealth Avenue and Newton City Hall.
Features: Finish line digital display clock timing, Water Stations, Medical Professionals.
1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive trophies
Master of Ceremonies: Kevin McNamara

Thanks to the following sponsors for their generous contributions to
The Newton Heartbreak Hill Road Race

Newton Wellesley Hospital      

Sustaining Sponsors
Cambridge Savings Bank Village Bank
Silver Sponsors
Aronson Insurance Honda Village Newton Wellesley Hospital
Rockland Trust The Street at Chestnut Hill Wegmans
Newton Wellesley Bank Charatible Foundation Wicked Local