2023 In-Person Race Information

Welcome to all Abby’s House In-Person Runners & Walkers!

Now that you’re registered, what’s next?

Participants joining us for the In-Person Race on Saturday, 10/14 should  pick up their bib numbers on Thursday, October 12th from 10:00 am-2:00 pm and 4:00 pm-7:00 pm at : Abby’s House, 52 High Street, Worcester, MA 01609. Participants who are joining us virtually can submit their times without a bib number.

You can also register on race day at West Boylston Middle/High School on Saturday, 10/15 from 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. only. We are unfortunately unable to accept registrations after 8:30 a.m. *Please note that race day is very busy, and to ensure you can get registered in time to join us, we recommend registering online and during Bib Pickup on 10/12 at Abby’s House

Create a personal fundraising page to further your impact in the lives of the women and children we serve. Visit abbyshouse.org/abbyshouse5k for more information to share with your networks and don’t forget to download our peer-to-peer toolkit for social media and email ideas!

Bring cash or a credit card to join in fun raffles on race day! We’ll have amazing raffle prizes for you to win including a DELL laptop! Raffle tickets will be sold from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. with winners announced along with race winners around 11 a.m.

Tag us in your social media posts about this year’s 5K race, tell us why you’re participating, and send us pictures or video of you/your team at the 5K! We’ll share it with our community to celebrate and inspire others! Use hashtags #AbbysHouse5K #FiveToHelpHerThrive and tag us @abbyshouse1976, or email us at .

Bidding on auction items is an easy (and fun!) way to support the women and children who rely on the services that Abby’s House provides. Check out the available auction items now by visiting 32auctions.com/Abbyshouse5k2023.

This year’s auction will remain open until 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 14th. Winners will be notified via email.


  • The 5K is rain or shine! If rain is in the forecast, bring a raincoat, poncho, or umbrella
  • If registering on race day, bring cash or credit card to pay the race fee
  • Abby’s House 5K T-Shirts will be for sale and raffles will be available at the race, so bring cash or credit to get your tickets!
  • Water bottles – Water will be available halfway through the course and at the finish line, but feel free to bring your own to stay hydrated!

On behalf of our 5K race committee, our staff, board of directors, and the women and children of Abby’s House, we hope you enjoy this year’s hybrid race!

Remember to check our event page to see our progress towards reaching our $70,000 goal.