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Athol Lions Club planning 2024 59th Running of River Rat Race

Updated: Feb 21

The River Rat Race Committee announced that this year's race will be on Saturday, April 13, 2024. It will be held in memory of long time Athol Lion Jeanette McIntosh.

The race will start with the firing of the cannon at 1 pm! The Athol Lions are proud to sponsor this annual event again this year and will have Tee Shirts and Sweatshirts available for sale soon at the uptown Athol - Else Where Store. Else Where will also be the in-person RRR sign up spot.... and the on-line registrations on this site will be available soon.

Many events are in the plans by our partnering agencies:

5K Big Cheese Road Race sponsored by the Athol YMCA

Pre-Race Parade co-ordinated by the North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce

Race Day Pancake Breakfast offered for a small fee by the North Quabbin Masons.

The annual Carnival is sponsored by our Athol DAV (Disable American Veterans)

These are the groups that have planned their activities to date... stay tuned...

The Friday night drawing will take place at 7 pm at the Athol Town Hall on Main Street.

Stay tuned for more announcements!

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