For The Love of Running!

The Bradford Valentine Road Race

WHEN 02/11/2017 Both races start at 10:00 am
WHERE Bradford, MA 10 Church Street
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Event and Race Info

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017
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 2/10 at noon. Number pick up & race day registration at 8AM



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.


Couples Competition

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


Course Map

Bradford Valentine Road Race Course Map

View/Download Course PDF

Registration Information

Entry-fee: $25 until Jan 31st - $30 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 10th at 12:00 noon
Mail-in forms must be postmarked by Jan 31st, 2017


Number Pickup & Race Day Registration

Registration closes 2/10 at noon. Number pick up & race day registration at 8AM

Race begins at 10:00am at First Church of Christ, 10 Church St., Bradford, MA


Parking Map

Parking for the Bradford Valentine Road Race

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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)

Couple Teams

1st place team in each category 
Open Male/Female 
Husband/Wife 
Father/Daughter 
Mother/Son

Note: To be eligible for the couples 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 2017 in an exciting and unique way!

Join us at the 26th anniversary of the Bradford Valentine Road Race. Great race. Great cause. Great fun!


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Our Proud Sponsors

Featured Sponsor:
Flowers by Steve

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We want to see YOU running!

A unique, FAMILY-friendly event.

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Thank you we had a blast

Laurie LaVallee, Ira Sarver and 2 others like this

Bradford Valentine RaceWe really appreciate the support of MVS. We hope to see you all back next year. We'll work on better weather in 2018.

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After meeting with city officials, we have not intention to postpone or cancel the race. The race will start at 10:00 AM as scheduled. Visit our web site for area parking information, arrive early. www.valentinerace.com ... See MoreSee Less

After meeting with city officials, we have not intention to postpone or cancel the race. The race will start at 10:00 AM as scheduled. Visit our web site for area parking information, arrive early. www.valentinerace.com

With today's storm and the storm coming Saturday morning, when will you make the decision if the race is on or postponed? ... See MoreSee Less

12+ inches of snow just 2 days before the Bradford Valentine Race. That's how we roll in New England!!!
We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday. www.valentinerace.com
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12+ inches of snow just 2 days before the Bradford Valentine Race. Thats how we roll in New England!!! 
We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday. www.valentinerace.com

Rhonda Holland O'Neill, Geralyn Dowling and 23 others like this

Sue ParkeCan't wait for this race!

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Carolyn BurtLooking forward to it!

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Danny OvalleGonna be a blast for the 26th yr in a row!

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We're happy to have more than 40 Couples Teams registered as well as hundreds of individuals. Join us for the fun on Saturday!!

Register today: register.chronotrack.com/r/24635.

Online registration will close at 12:00 noon on Friday.

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Were happy to have more than 40 Couples Teams registered as well as hundreds of individuals. Join us for the fun on Saturday!! 

Register today: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/24635. 

Online registration will close at 12:00 noon on Friday.

www.valentinerace.com

Sneak peak of this year's T-shirt. The 1st time in 26 years that we've had a red shirt. ... See MoreSee Less

Sneak peak of this years T-shirt. The 1st time in 26 years that weve had a red shirt.

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Paul YankowskasWearing last year's shirt as I'm reading this.

2 months ago
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Amy TrecartinYay!!! Can't wait!!!!

2 months ago
Amy Trecartin

Denise Sheridan SylvainLove red!!

1 month ago
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Gertrude EvansGood pic

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Andy HoweJulie Levine Benson memories

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Counting down, only 5 days until race day. Remember online registration will close at 12:00 noon on Friday.
Don't delay register today!!
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Laverne Burney, Jessica Levesque and 23 others like this

Amy TrecartinThis will be my first race this year!!! What a great way to start....

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