Fast, Slow, Young, Old…

We want to take you on a Wild Goose Chase!

Inclusive Family Fun for All Ages and Abilities!

Whole Children’s Wild Goose Chase is an annual 5K, kids’ carnival, and family fun races for all ages and abilities. Race events include a chip-timed 5K race and 1 mile run/walk/roll, as well as a slew of kids' races. The carnival is hoppin’ with wagon rides, face painting, live music, games, and more.

The fourth annual Wild Goose Chase takes place on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Look Park in Florence, MA! 

Schedule of race events
10:00  Chip-timed 5K race

10:10  1.2 mile run/walk/roll
11:30  Kids races, including:

  • 26.2 meter "race" (ages 3 and under)
  • 100 meter dash (kids 4 - 5)
  • 200 meter dash (kids 6 - 7)
  • 400 meter dash (kids 8 - 14)

Chip timing will be provided for the 5K; participants in the 1.2 mile or the kids' races will also receive a bib number.

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This year’s carnival events will feature 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.

Food will be provided by the Holyoke Hummus CompanyChill OutThe DogfatherCorsello Butcheria, and Bart's Ice Cream! Plus live music by The Expandable Brass Band and our very own Friendship Band.

We are looking forward to another fun-filled day.

Our congratulations to last year's top fundraisers Aidan O'Donoghue, Sophia Lumbra, Ethan Floquet, Eric Aasheim, and Eddy Hougen on joining the ranks of Whole Children's Golden Goose Guild!