IMPORTANT: Registration, SATURDAY Bib/Race Shirt Pickup, and SUNDAY Race Day Information

(Race logo design by Robert Lussier | Lussier Photography)

Online registration ( will close Friday, May 19, 2017 at 3:00 PM (please see below regarding Saturday walk-up and Sunday race-day registration)

Thank you to our SPONSORS (…/2017/sponsors) and to all the run/walkers/canal dashers who have registered or still wish to register ONLINE or in person for the 4th Annual LHC North Canal Classic 5k Run/Walk/Roll on Sunday, May 21, 2017!


SATURDAY Bib/Race Shirt Pickup and Walk-up Registration:

Bib/Shirt Pick-Up (for those who registered online) and Walk-up Registration will be available on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Lawrence History Center, 6 Essex Street, Lawrence

SUNDAY Race Day Registration:

- Registration will begin at 7:45 am in the lobby of the Everett Mill, 15 Union Street, Lawrence.
- Bib/Shirt Pick-Up for those who registered online will be available for pick-up at that time.
- We will be accepting walk-up registrations on race day (cash/check only).

Race Start Time / Awards and Prize Raffle:

-The 5k road race will begin promptly at 9:00 am. The Kids Canal Dash will go first at 8:50 am, then the runners, and then the walkers. Participants will be called to the staging area near the intersection of Union and Canal Street at least 10 minutes prior to the start.

Note: the Kids Dash will be on Canal Street. Canal Street will be closed from the intersection to the Lawrence Heritage State Park to ensure the safety of our Dashers!

The Award Ceremony and Prize Raffle will take place at the end of the race so don't leave too quickly!


Volunteers will be at registration, at the Start/Finish line, and along the route to assist you. Please do not hesitate to ask them questions. They are a friendly bunch who want to help make your morning safe and enjoyable. And they are proud of you for participating!

Signage will be in place along the route to keep you on course!

Water Stations and End of Race Refreshments:

There will be 2 water stations -- one on Lowell Street by the Police Department and one at the Start/Finish line. Light refreshments (e.g. bananas, cookies, etc.) will be available at the Finish line for participants.

Rest Rooms:

Portalets will be available at the Start/Finish Line.

From 9:00 - 4:00 pm, the facilities at the Lawrence Heritage State Park, 1 Jackson Street, will be also available.

Directions and Parking at the Everett Mills, 15 Union Street, Lawrence (see link below):

Parking is available on Essex Street and in between/behind the Everett and Stone Mills. Sidewalk signs will be Canal Street at the entrance to the Everett Mill parking lot.

Other Area Attractions:

Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitor Center
1 Jackson Street, Lawrence
Free and open to the public, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Essex Art Center
56 Island Street, Lawrence

Places to Eat for Lunch

El Taller
Good Food & Page Turning Books
275 Essex Street, Lawrence

Cafe Azteca
The Best Traditional Homemade Mexican Food
180 Common Street, Lawrence



Tue–Fri: 9am-4pm
Sat: By appt
Sun-Mon: Closed

Address & Phone

6 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.