When and where does the Meeting Street | The Schwartz Center Superhero Walk & 5K Race take place?

The event takes place on Sunday, September 23 at 8:30AM at the Fort Taber Community Center, 1000 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744. 


What is the Walk and Race route?

Race and Walk participants start and finish in the same location, in front of the Community Center. Walk participants stay within the Fort perimeter, while runners follow the certified 5K course through the local community.  


What time does the Walk and Race start?

8:30AM – Check-in opens (Check-in booth will be located in front of the Fort Taber Community Center);

9:00AM – Welcome remarks begin; and

9:15AM – Race begins! (Runners will lead the start, followed by walk participants).


Is the Race Course certified and how is the race timed?
Yes, the race course is USATF certified and runners are timed using microchipped race bibs.


How do I get my race number/bib? 

Bibs will be delivered upon participant check-in. Please arrive at the Fort Taber Community Center by 8:30AM to ensure timely check-in.


Do I need to register in advance? 

Yes, advance registration is highly recommended in order to make sure your information is correct and complete prior to the start of race.  Race shirts will only be available to runners that register in advance. Visit:


Is food provided?

Yes, light refreshments will be available to race participants from 8:30AM to 11:00AM. Water stations will be setup along the 5K course route.


Will you be providing awards? 

Yes, awards will be presented at 10:30AM to: Overall Winner; Top Female; Top Male; Top Teen, Top Fundraiser, and Team with the largest number of walkers.


Fees:  Walk is free; 5K registration is $25 per person.  


Form a team, join a team, or register individually by September 18 at: