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We will be running in:

-965Days -9Hours -55Minutes -39Seconds

Event and Race Info

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: First Church of Christ (10 Church Street) near Bradford Common, Bradford, Massachusetts
Start Time: Both races start at 10:00 AM
Parking: Important Parking Instructions

Online registration closes Friday, Feb 7th at noon. Number pick up & race day registration begins at 8:00 AM

Race Course

There are two race courses: 5 miles (USATF Certified) and 3.7-miles (6K). Both are loop courses. Runners must choose which race they will participate in when registering.

Team Competition

The unique team competition caters to, and encourages 2 person teams. Not just husband-wife, but father-daughter, mother-son and a catch all open are the couple categories. The rule is that one member of the team has to run the 5 mile and the other has to run the 6K. The team with the lowest total time win the category.

Race Map

Registration Information

Entry-fee: $30 until Jan 31st – $35 after Jan 31st and on race day

Long Sleeve shirts: To the first 500 to register!

Register Online Now

Important Dates

Online registration closes Friday, Feb 7th at 12:00 noon
Mail-in forms must be postmarked by Jan 31st, 2020


Number Pickup & Race Day Registration

Online registration closes Friday 2/7 at noon. Number pick up & race day registration begins at 8:00 AM


Both races begin at 10:00 AM at First Church of Christ, 10 Church St., Bradford, MA


Parking Map

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Additional parking available at Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S Main St, Haverhill, MA 01835

BVR Parking – There is NO parking allowed on South Main St (Rte 125). The Haverhill Police have requested that nobody park on Salem St between South Main St and Hawthorn St. There are plenty of side streets near to the race site for parking. Also, we have been granted permission to use the parking lot at Northpoint Bible College on South Park St, only 1 ½ blocks from race site. Interactive map

Post-Race Events

Homemade soup and bread, fresh fruit, yogurt, warm cider , Raffles and a special Valentines gift to all finishers

Lots of Goodies: All finishers get a box of chocolates. Category winners receive custom, commemorative medals. Flowers by Steve makes sure that everyone gets a Valentines flower just for showing up.

Race Awards

Individuals (both races)

Top 3 Male & Female Overall
1st Male & Female in each category
(14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 & over)


1st place team in each category

Note: To be eligible for the team category, one team member must run the 6K race and the other team member must run the 5 mile race. Separate entry forms for each team member must be submitted together, with teammate and category indicated.

Celebrate Valentines Day 2020 in an exciting and unique way!

Join us at the 29th anniversary of the Bradford Valentine Road Race.

Great race. Great cause. Great fun!

Our Proud Sponsors

Featured Sponsor:
Flowers by Steve

Event photo gallery

We want to see YOU running!

Race Stories

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Park at the North Point Bible College

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