like races with character. Give me an interesting and challenging
course, a nice post race party and an opportunity to mingle with
friends and I am a happy camper. The Bobby Bell 5-Miler offers this
and so much more.
race is the brainchild of race director extraordinaire Dave LaBrode.
Originally the race was designed as an all-male version of the Bonne
Belle women's race in Boston. Twenty-six years later it has females
competing with males on a level playing field using a spiffy gender
grading scoring system.
have recognized this as a quality event that is a lot of fun!
"Only fifty-percent of our race is on the roads, the other half
is at our post race party where participants can share a pint and
chat about war stories with old and new friends," says LaBrode.
The party takes place at the Lasting Room Pub overlooking the majestic