DALTON, Mass. The 43rd annual Dalton Community Recreation Association May Day Races will be a virtual this year.


This year individuals everywhere will have the opportunity to run or walk a 5K or 10K race between Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 4. 


Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female runners of the CRA 5K and 10K course and all registered runners will be eligible for raffle prizes.


Runners are encouraged to run the CRA course, which can be found on the CRA website and the Berkshire Running Center website, but improvised runs are welcome.


In addition, prizes will be awarded to the best running photo and “Farthest Away Racer.” 


Runners must report their times to Berkshire Running Center by 6 pm on Sunday, Oct. 4. The 5K and 10K races are part of the B21 Racing Series.


The registration fee is $25, and runners may register online at berkshirerunningcenter.com. All proceeds from the event will benefit the CRA and Dalton Youth Center programs. 


For further information, visit daltoncra.org or call the CRA at (413) 684-0260.


Greylock Federal Credit Union is the event’s major sponsor, and Berkshire Money Management and CompuWorks are platinum sponsors.


The Community Recreation Association has continually served central Berkshires for over 90 years. The CRA is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide social, educational, cultural, and recreational activities in a safe, healthy, and welcoming environment. 


For further information, visit daltoncra.org or call the CRA at (413) 684-0260.


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