THE REVERE ADVOCATE – FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2024 Page 13 23rd Annual Harpoon 5-Miler presented by PUMA to Benefit ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Research on May 19th (Wakefi eld, MA) – The 23rd annual Harpoon 5-Miler presented by PUMA, sponsored by Harpoon Brewery to benefi t The Angel Fund for ALS Research, will be held on Sunday, May 19th . Since its inception in 2001, the 5-Miler has raised nearly $3 million for ALS research through The Angel Fund for ALS Research, an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research at UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, MA. This is the second consecutive year Harpoon Brewery has teamed up with global sports brand PUMA to celebrate the Harpoon 5-Miler. Registration for interested participants age 21+ is open on the website, www.harpoon5miler.com and will close on May 12th at 11:59 p.m. EDT. The race is open to the fi rst 4,000 participants and may close early if the maximum number of runners is reached. There will be no day of registration. “Supporting the Boston community and joining the fight against ALS has been a priority of ours for 23 years, as it will continue to be. Having a likeminded partner, like PUMA, to join us in supporting The Angel Fund in their fi ght against this devastating illness is incredibly important,” said Dan Kenary, CoFounder and CEO of Harpoon Brewery. “We are thrilled to be partnering with PUMA for the second year in a row to present our annual 5-Miler race, which is sure to be another great race, for a great cause, with great beer.” Race bibs will be mailed to runners prior to the event so they can arrive at Harpoon Brewery ready to race. The pushrim and handcycle race begins at 9:55 a.m. with the race kicking off at 10 a.m. Individuals and team awards will be presented at 12 noon for the following: Individual Awards Fastest Overall (Male/Female) Fastest Friend of Harpoon (Male/Female) 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Pushrim & Handcycle 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place (Male/ Female) in the following age categories: 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 5059, 60-69, 70+ 1st Place Male/Female winning times are determined by “gun time” as per USATF rules. Team Awards 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Male 4-Pack Team 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Female 4-Pack Team 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Coed 4-Pack Team (must be a minimum of 1 female or male to qualify) All runners, whether running as part of a team or not, will be timed individually and have their time posted compared to the entire race field. Runners who are part of team will have their time scored as part of the team’s time. The fee to enter this year’s 5-Miler race is $60 and each ticket will include: o Entrance into the Harpoon 5-Miler presented by PUMA o Commemorative race day shirt o 2 beer tickets (Friends of Harpoon will receive a 3rd beer ticket) HARPOON | SEE Page 23 Licensed & Insured Free Estimates Carpentry * Kitchen & Bath * Roofs * Painting Decks * Siding * Carrijohomeimprovement.com Call 781-710-8918 * Saugus, MA General Contractor * Interior & Exterior JOHN MACKEY & ASSOCIATES ~ Attorneys at Law ~ * PERSONAL INJURY * REAL ESTATE * FAMILY LAW * PERSONAL BANKRUPTCY * LANDLORD/TENANT DISPUTES 14 Norwood Street Everett, MA 02149 Phone: (617) 387-4900 Fax: (617) 381-1755 WWW.JMACKEYLAW.COM For Advertising with Results, call he Adv cate Ne spapers call The Advocate Newspapers at 781-286-8500 or Info@advocatenews.net

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