0.9 min readBy Published On: October 29th, 2012Categories: Features0 Comments on Family fun event


Get ready to walk, run or jog at a family friendly road race this weekend!  On Saturday, November 3, the 5K2Play walk, run, or jog road race will take place. The race will start at 9:00 AM and registration will be open at 7:30. The race will start and finish at DCR’s Mother’s Rest at Carson Beach in South Boston.

Registration for the race is $35. Proceeds will help support the revitalization of the Michael Joyce Memorial Playground at Marine Park.  To find out more information and to register please visit https://www.fundraise.com/michaeljoyce

Rumor has it – Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton will be coming to the 5K2Play. If you register for the race you will be able to take your picture with Shawn right after the race.

About Michael Joyce:
Husband, father, community activist, and tireless public servant, Michael Joyce was an ordinary Irish-born man with an extraordinary heart. To the thousands of immigrants he helped along the road to citizenship and naturalization, Mike was a mentor, a trusted advisor, and a faithful friend. He treated everyone with compassion, respect, and dignity.