Emerald Necklace Conservancy’s 15th Anniversary Run-Walk Challenge

In celebration of our 15th anniversary, we have partnered with Great Runs in Boston author Mark Lowenstein to create the Emerald Necklace Challenge – a challenge to run or walk the entire Emerald Necklace, with connections to surrounding communities, using 15 custom-designed routes. The goal is to get folks out, active, and exploring the Emerald Necklace and its connections to nearby communities!

How does it work:

Register for the challenge on the form found at www.emeraldnecklace.org. Registration fee: $20.
Once registered, you will be emailed your Run Passport
Check off the routes on the Passport as you complete them (honor system!)
Bring or Mail your completed card to the Shattuck Emerald Necklace Visitor Center 125 The Fenway | Boston, MA 021155. Challenge must be completed by September 29, 2013.

Challenge Rules:

The routes must be done by running or walking. No biking!
The routes can be done in any order and started from any spot. All that matters is that you complete the miles! You can put together multiple segments for longer routes.
This is honor system based!
Challenge must be completed by September 29, 2013

Complete the challenge and you’ll receive:

A certificate of completion
A special Emerald Necklace Challenge tote bag
Your choice of one running book by local author Mark Lowenstein: Great Runs in Boston,Great Runs in Brookline & Vicinity,or Great Runs in Boston’s Burbs.