Friday Evening April 12, 2019-
Positions Drawing 7:30pm Athol Town Hall
584 Main St Athol, MA
Saturday April 13, 2019
8:00 a.m. Athol Memorial Building 584 Main St., Athol
Start School St. @ Prospect 9:30AM
Finish Line- Town Hall, Results/Awards 10:30 AM
Athol Memorial Building
Annual River Rat Race Parade
Line Up begins on School Street, Athol at 8am.
Parade kicks off on School Street, right after Big Cheese 5k.
Parade registration at North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce..
Race line up takes place by the South Main Street Bridge in downtown Athol.
Single cannon shot starts the race at 1pm. (Food vendors near bridge)
Canoe race travels along Millers River to downtown Orange, Mass.
Awards presented following the race at 5pm at Riverfront Park in Orange. (Food vendors and more near park)
Places to stay
King Phillip Restaurant and Motor Inn
35 State Road, Phillipston, MA - call for reservations at (978) 249-6300 or (978) 249-6263.
110 Daniel Shay's Highway, Orange, MA 01364, United States of America , 978-544-8864.
180 Daniel Shays Hwy, Orange, MA 01364- (978) 544-2986
The River Rat Race does not handle vendor permitting etc.
For Athol: 978-249-2368- Selectboard Office
For Orange: 978-544-1100 Ext 106 Town Administration