Wild Goose Chase


  • Start: 10:00 AM
  • End: 1:30 PM

Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
We’re calling all runners, walkers, waddlers and rollers to join us for the Wild Goose Chase family fun run and carnival on May 21 in Look Park! Running events include a chip-timed 5K race, a 1.2 mile fun run/walk/roll, as well as a slew of kids’ races.
Head over to https://www.runreg.com/wildgoose to register now!

Carnival events include horse-drawn wagon rides by Muddy Brook Drafts, hula hooping with Hoop Joy Amherst, yo-yoing with A2Z Science & Learning Store, face-painting, games, and much more. Free entry to Look Park is also included for first 100 families to register!

Food trucks provided by Bruiser’s BBQ “It’s All About the Smoke”, Holyoke Hummus Company, and Bart’s Ice Cream, plus live music by Expandable Brass Band. Special thanks to our media sponsor and emcee, Western Mass News!

All participants in the kids’ races (26.2 meter, 100 meter, 200 meter, and 400 meter dashes) will receive medals. All age group winners in the 5K will receive trophies.

Schedule of race events
10:00 5K race and 1.2 mile run/walk/roll
11:45 26.2 meter “race” (ages 3 and under)
11:55 100 meter dash (kids 4 – 5)
12:05 200 meter dash (kids 6 – 7)
12:15 400 meter dash (kids 8 – 14)

Team fundraising is encouraged – you’ll be prompted to create a fundraising page at the end of the registration process!

Please join us in raising funds to support the programs of Whole Children.

In addition to prizes for top running event finishers, fundraising prizes will also be awarded at the following levels:

$125 – Wild Goose Chase t-shirt
$250 – Wild Goose Chase t-shirt, water bottle
$500 – Wild Goose Chase t-shirt, water bottle, travel mug
$1000 – Wild Goose Chase t-shirt, water bottle, travel mug, canvas tote bag

Special prizes for top individual fundraiser (must raise $1000+), top fundraising team (must raise $2000+), and largest fundraising team!

Individuals who raise $500 or more will join Whole Children’s Golden Goose Guild! Members of the Golden Goose Guild will be awarded a Golden Goose Guild t-shirt and receive social media recognition.