Pam’s Run has options for anyone who wants to hit the pavement: 5K Run, 5K Walk and 10K Run. With the courses traversing neighborhoods in north Wayland, runners are surrounded by the beautiful colors of autumn in New England.

  • Online and race day registration.
  • Awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers from each age group
  • Age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+
  • Free shirt if you register before September 27
  • Chip-timed start and finish
  • Kids’ Fun Run: The Kids’ Run takes place after the main 5K and 10K races, at approximately 10:45am.

Live Music, Cash Awards, Kids Activities, Photo Booth

Pam’s Run features a family friendly celebration with live music, food and fun for everyone. Cash Prizes (winners must be present to win prizes and awards). Instant Win Raffle – only $5 for a chance to win great prizes.

Kids activities generously donated by Dance Fit Studio and Jam Time.

Bib numbers and other check-in materials may be picked up on race day at the Claypit Hill School in Wayland, Sunday, October 15th from 8:15 – 9:30am

Pre-race pickup: Joint Ventures Physical Therapy and Fitness,109 Andrew Avenue #102, Wayland, MA 01778


Parking at Claypit Hill School is limited. Onsite parking will be available until 7:45am or until the available spots there are filled. Once the parking lot is full, you will be directed to park on Decatur Rd. and Hidden Springs Rd., a short walk from the starting line and festivities area. Cars may be parked on one side of the road only, at the request of the Wayland Fire Department. We will be running a shuttle service between parking areas and race festivities. Please use the intersection of Claypit Hill Rd. and Adams Ln. for drop-off and pick-up.

5K and 10K Courses

Click here for a printable course map.

Pam’s Run 5K
Pam's Run 5K

The 5k course is mostly flat as it winds through beautiful neighborhoods in north Wayland. At mile 2, there is one short hill (about .1 mile long). Thereafter, the course is mostly flat allowing for a fast finish. The course includes one water stop.

Pam’s Run 10K
Pam's Run 10K

The 10K course is well-shaded by colorful fall foliage and is mostly flat until a short hill at mile 2. The course continues through beautiful conservation land with a few small undulating hills on a country dirt road for approximately one mile. After mile 3, the course turns onto Concord Road with rolling hills and a few long downhill stretches between miles 4 and 5. After a short climb at mile 5.5 on Claypit Hill Road, runners can kick in their final gear on this flat finish. The course includes two water stops.