Road Events

It is the policy of the Town of Needham to allow Road Events (walking/running, bicycling, and motorcycling) to be held in and/or through Needham. The event organizers must represent a not-for-profit entity.  No more than one road event may be held per day.  (list is subject to change)

Road Event Policy (PDF)

Road Event Form

LISTING OF ROAD EVENTS PERMITTED FOR 2022

DATE OF EVENT NAME OF EVENT STATUS
January 1, 2022 Needham Run Club New Year's Day 5K Approved
March 20, 2022 NHS Boosters Club Rocket Run Approved
April 9, 2022 Needham 2 Arlington Walk Approved
May 1, 2022 Opening Day Parade Approved
May 7, 2022 Needham Backyard Ultra Race Approved
May 22, 2022 Great Bear Run Approved
July 4, 2022 Charles River YMCA Annual Independence Day 5K Race Approved
August 6 & 7, 2022 PanMass Challenge Approved
September 11, 2022 35th Annual Bike-A-Thon, Bikes Not Bombs Approved
September 18, 2022 Jog Your Memory 5K Run/1.5 mile Walk Approved
September 25, 2022 Charles River Center 5K Run/1 mile Walk Approved
October 2, 2022 Ride For Food Approved
November 13, 2022 BIGGSteps 5K Approved
December 4, 2022 Jog for Joy 5K Approved

LISTING OF ROAD EVENTS PERMITTED FOR 2023

DATE OF EVENT NAME OF EVENT STATUS
January 1, 2023                               New Year's Day 5K Run                                                                                                                         Approved            
May 21, 2023 Great Bear Run Pending