Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will be holding its annual, statewide Against the Tide multi-sport events again in 2020. Set against the backdrop of two beautiful state parks, Against the Tide offers something for all outdoor enthusiasts. Participants can enjoy pristine beaches and water locales for the half-mile paddleboard, competitive one-mile swim, one-mile and half-mile recreational swims, and two-mile kayak events. The USATF certified 5K and 10K runs and 3-mile fitness walk route boast a paved tree-lined rolling course. All ages and abilities are welcome to choose from up to four of these exciting activities. The event also offers an Aquathon “Splash and Dash” component, where participants “splash” in the competitive one-mile swim and immediately “dash” in 5K or 10K run. A kids fun run will also be held at the Hopkinton event!
Participants may register as an individual or as part of a team. Registration is $40 per adult per event activity, $25 per student per event activity, and $10 for the kids fun run (Hopkinton only) for ages 10 and older. Children under 10 may participate in any event free of charge. Participants are encouraged to fundraise beyond the registration fees, as all proceeds support Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s unique goal towards breast cancer prevention. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest swim, run, and Aquathon athletes, top age-group finishers, and top fundraisers.
The statewide Metro-Boston Against the Tide will be held for the 28th year at DCR's Hopkinton State Park on Saturday, June 20, 2020. The statewide Cape Cod Against the Tide will be held for the 21st year at DCR's Nickerson State Park on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Both events start at 8:00 am and end at 12:00 noon. Please visit www.mbcc.org/swim or call 617-376-6222 for more information and to register.