Scout Picks: Race to the Row


The second annual Race to the Row 5k will take place Sunday, Aug. 24, at Assembly Row in Somerville’s Assembly  Square District.

The race through Somerville’s newest neighborhood will provide a tour of the new outlets, apartments, restaurants, T station and courtyard at Assembly Row. Running around and through the development and along the Mystic River, the race will end with a free, outdoor pizza party and the opportunity for participants to have a front row view of the recently opened development.

The race is for runners of all ages and skill levels, offering a Children’s Fun Run in addition to the 5k race/walk. The Children’s Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. The 5k race/walk will commence at 9:30 a.m. All registered runners will have access to the post-race party and receive pizza from Ernesto’s Pizza and ice cream from J.P. Licks, which both have locations at Assembly Row.

Register here.