This is our first ever 5K trail race through Moraine Farm! This is an exclusive opportunity to run on this private property, thanks to our Moraine Farm partners at Project Adventure. After the run enjoy a healthy picnic celebration with music, games and fun. Your registration fee includes a lunch ticket. Alternately, if you are not a runner and would like to participate in the picnic celebration, you can purchase a $10 meal ticket through the registration link below. Walkers are also welcome!

The race will start and end at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm and is open to children ages 7 and up. Registration fee is $45 for age 12 and up, and $25 for age 7 to 11.

Children’s Activities

We’ll have activities for the whole family to do before, during and after the race. Children’s activities include a woodland obstacle course, gnome scavenger hunt, bean bag gnome hole toss, fairy house building, and search for buried gems left by our gnomes.

Dinner for Two Anywhere in the World

During the celebration we’ll draw the winning ticket for the raffle Dinner for Two Anywhere in the World. Learn more about our raffle here.

Runners can also register the morning of the race for $50 for age 12 and up and $30 for age 7 to 11. Meal tickets can also be purchased the day of the event for $15 per person. Lunch includes vegan and gluten-free options. 

All proceeds of the event will go to the Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Fund.

Race day registration opens at 10:30 am.

Thank You Sponsors

Serving Cape Ann and the North Shore, Corliss Brothers Garden Center and Nursery is a family-owned business since 1983.  Located at 31 Essex Rd in Ipswich MA, Corliss Brothers Garden Center and Nursery has the largest assortment of trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, plus delivery and planting services. Everything you need for your garden.

 

Thank You For Your Donation

Thank you to Mike & Renee Minogue for their generous donation.

Other Ways to Support the 5K Fund Run

Your donation to the Running of the Gnomes 5K Fund Run will go towards the Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Fund.

In choosing to support the Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Fund, you directly improve our ability to educate a new generation of independent and compassionate individuals through an integrated curriculum of rich storytelling, creative play, and goal-oriented academic activities. You also provide an opportunity to facilitate tuition adjustment programs to deserving children, who otherwise would not be able, to experience Waldorf School at Moraine Farm.

Thank you for your support!

Win a Gnome Hat for the Fund Run

Want to complete your runner’s outfit with a gnome hat? This is how you do it. All runners (students, parents, friends and family) can pick up a pledge form in the Main Office or download a pledge form here.

Raise $25 through pledges to get a free gnome hat. Raise $50 through pledges and receive two matching gnome hats. Raise $150 and receive 5 free gnome hats!

Pledge FORMS and MONEY must be SUBMITTED BY FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019.

Partner with Us. Be a Sponsor.

Your 5k Fund Run sponsorship helps us to reach our fundraiser goal of $15,000. This money will be dedicated to our school’s Tuition Adjustment Program which ensures that students of all economic backgrounds are welcomed and supported within our school.

Listed below are several ways in which your company/organization can sponsor our 5k Fund Run. In return for your sponsorship, we will offer the following in marketing as our thank you.

If you are interested in sponsoring our 1st Annual Fund Run, please email Caroline Horner, Executive Director or call our Main Office at 978.927.8811.

Visionary $5,000

Visionaries will be listed as sponsors on all print and on-line advertisements. We will also highlight Visionaries on our social media accounts, the Waldorf School at Moraine Farm website, and in our school newsletter, The Waldorf Buzz. We will also add your company logo to any event day giveaways.

Partner $2,500

Partners will be mentioned on all social media advertisements, our school website,
and added to our promotional flyers. In addition, Partners will be added as a sponsor on our Fund Run Page and thanked in our school newsletter, The Waldorf Buzz.

Advocate $1,000

Advocates will be mentioned as a sponsor in our private Community Facebook
Group, added as a sponsor on our Fund Run Page, and thanked in our school newsletter, The Waldorf Buzz.

Friend $500

Friends will be added as a sponsor on our Fund Run page and thanked in our school
newsletter, The Waldorf Buzz.