Our Police Partnership 5K Race (run/walk) is one of the area's favorite community events. Each year, we fine tune the planning and details, and each year the participation in this fun family event grows. From our generous sponsors to our tireless volunteers to our intrepid runners and walkers of all ages, everyone pitches in to make this event a tremendous success.  Join us!

Please click "General Info" for important 2009 update
Sponsored by the Holden Police Association, this annual event helps to support the Wachusett Regional High School Lifeskills Program and a variety of community-wide projects.

*** 02/27/2009  A Special Announcement about our 7 th Annual Partnership 5K ***

After 6 years of running our very successful race from Wachusett Regional High School, we have decided to wait a couple of years so that we can launch and settle into our new Public Safety facility.

So, we are going to take a breakbut we wish to extend a huge thank you to all of our loyal participants and sponsors – keep on training and see you in future years!

Diaper Dash
50 yard dash for ages 4 and under.
Kool Kidz
1/4 mile run for ages 5 through 10
1/2 mile run for ages 11 through 13
Police Division
5k run/walk for members of the Law Enforcement community
Adult Division
5k run/walk divided into 8 age groups, ages 14 and up
T-shirts for all adult participants, ribbons for all participating kids, trophies awarded to:

top overall 3 finishers
top finishers in each of 8 age groups
top finishers in Police Division
Our Partnership Run is a fun, casual, family event. Strollers are welcome when used with courtesy. We do not require strollers to stay at the end of the pack, but ask that you be aware of other runners and walkers who may want to pass you.

Chief George R. Sherrill
Lt. David Armstrong
Sgt. Tim Regele
Ofc. Robert (Rocky) Himmer
Ofc. Mike Joslyn
Dept Admin. Johannah Adams

Phone: 508-210-5600     EMail: holdenpd@holdenma.gov
Pre-register by TBA
$3 per child; family maximum of $6 for children's category
$15 per adult
(Application button is activated seasonally)

Make checks payable to:
  Holden Police Association
All fees are non-refundable

Watch here for possible course changes
2006-2008 course:The Start/Finish lines will be at the new Wachusett Regional High School Field House. From the Field House, proceed out of the high school driveway and cross Main Street (just like the old route). Take a right onto Main Street (southbound), cross High Street, and proceed towards the Center. Cross Highland Street at the the Center intersection. Continue on Main Street and take left onto Boyden Road at Friendly's. Continue straight, going past Phillips Road, and continue around the corner (on Woodland), coming out across from Damon Road. Cross Route 31/Highland Street there and take a left onto Highland Street; proceed southbound back out to Main Street. Take a right onto Main Street and go North past the Police Station, then cross Main Street, back up the High School driveway, and finish at the Field House. Police will be on duty to assist with crossings. Distance: approx. 3.1 miles (5k).
Businesses and individuals are welcome to become sponsors or make donations. A $100 sponsorship is recognized by the inclusion of the business' logo or a family / individual's name on the back of our official race t-shirt (artwork due by 3/25/08). Smaller donations are also welcome. All monies are used to purchase shirts and children's prizes, food, publicity, etc. To become a sponsor, please call Lieutenant David Armstrong at 508-210-5600 or any other HPD personnel listed on the Contact list in the Race Information section of this page. Donations may be in the form of a personal check made payable to the Holden Police Association, mailed to or dropped off at the station at 1370 Main Street in Holden. Thank you.
as of April 21st, 2008
Apple Home Healthcare
Armstrong Trucking
The Braley Wellington Group
CMTS Landscaping
C&S Builders
Camossi Building Supply
Dr. Davis Witt
Goodhile's Store
G-Q Salon
Holden Discount Oil
Holden Pizza
Holden Veterinary Clinic
Janice Mitchell Real Estate
Johnson Fence
Jordan Canvas
Lawton Optical
Leahy Construction
Lederer Plumbing
Lorrain Masonry
Luddy Chevrolet
McKinlay's Liquors
Marlboro-Hudson Ambulance
Miles Funeral Home
New England Backpacker
Papa Gino's
Parrot Pizza
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co.
Photography by Stiles
Rose Cottage
Sach's Jewelers
Southbridge Savings Bank
Specialty Sandwich Company
Steve's Lawn Service
Sunnyside Ford
Val's Restaurant
Village Repair
Wachusett Fitness
Wachusett Landscape & Construction
Wireless Zone
A copy of our official race application is available online by clicking below. Print the application form, complete it, and send with payment to the address listed on the form. A separate form is required for each participant, but fees may be combined into one check. Online registration is not currently available.
Click below for printable Race Application form
(Application button is activated seasonally)
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Department Administrator
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