The 22nd annual CAMY 5K RUN & DAVID 5K WALK will again be held in person, on SAT., NOVEMBER 12, 2022 - Rosina Fun Run 50 yards for kids, 9:30 a.m.; David 5K Walk, 9:50 a.m.; Camy 5K Run, 10 a.m.
Online registration link, mail-in pdf, further details available soon!
Held at Walpole Italian-American Club, 109 Stone St., Walpole, Mass., on the second Saturday in November, the USATF-certified (#MA15011RN) event was created in 2001 in honor of Camilio “Camy” Clerici and his grandson, David Clerici, Walpole I-A Society members who died nine months apart in 2000. The Rosina Fun Run for kids is named in honor of Camy’s widow and David’s grandmother, Rosina Clerici, who died in 2006. And the David 5K Walk top trophies are named in honor of his late parents (the Frank Clerici Sr. Award to the 1st male finisher; the Carol Hunt-Clerici Award to the 1st female finisher).
RAFFLE PRIZE WINNERS (winners will be notified for pickup/delivery)
Congratulations to all the raffle prize winners (winning ticket number in parenthesis) - Red Sox 2004 World Series DVD (703209); "Columbo" Season 4 DVD set (703518); 2021 Boston Marathon program (703570); 2021 Boston Marathon program (703231); 2021 Boston Marathon program (703111); 2021 Falmouth Road Race program (703159); 2021 Falmouth Road Race program (703161); 2021 Falmouth Road Race program (703180); 2021 Falmouth Road Race program (703189); 2021 Falmouth Road Race program (703199); Rockland Federal Credit Union hat (703373); Rockland Federal Credit Union insulated food bag (703143); AARP 3-piece luggage organizer (703128); stainless steel travel tumbler (703150); Scentsy Warmer plug-in wickless candle (703347); Home2 Suites by Hilton - 1 night stay with breakfast gift certificate (703574); Home2 Suites by Hilton - 1 night stay with breakfast gift certificate (703341); $50 Olde Colonial Café, Norwood gift certificate (703250); $50 Olde Colonial Café, Norwood gift certificate (703557); $25 Big Y World Class Market gift card (703428); $25 Big Y World Class Market gift card (703330); $25 Stop & Shop gift card (703481); $25 Stop & Shop gift card (703137); $25 Stop & Shop gift card (703240); $25 Stop & Shop gift card (703290); $25 Stop & Shop gift card (703455); Bill Rodgers autographed Falmouth Road Race poster (703172); Jacqueline Hansen autographed Boston Marathon bib (703465); Dana Barros autographed Boston Celtics photo (703539); Shalrie Joseph autographed New England Revolution photo (703088); author Paul Clerici autographed "Born to Coach: The Story of Bill Squires" book (703099); author Paul Clerici autographed "Born to Coach: The Story of Bill Squires" book (703168); author Paul Clerici autographed "Images of Modern America: Boston Marathon" book (703395); author Paul Clerici autographed "Images of Modern America: Boston Marathon" book (703449); author Paul Clerici autographed "Images of Modern America: Boston Marathon" (703201); author Paul Clerici autographed "Images of Modern America: Boston Marathon" (703550).
2021 RACE RESULTS - http://spitlerracesystems.com/raceresults/Camy5k.php
SPECIAL CATEGORY AWARDS (non-top or age-group awards)
-Clydesdale: 1. Max White; 2. David Reavill; 3. Paul Clerici.
-Filly: 1. Shiloh Comes; 2. Jaclyn Bunker; 3. Sue Ledwith.
-Camy Award (1st any Italian-American Club finisher): Barbara Taylor.
-Bill Hunt Award (1st Walpole male finisher): Pat Ellard.
-Alice Grace Hunt Award (1st Walpole female finisher): Maureen Larkin.
-David Award (second-to-last finisher): Rich Seale.
-Coach Squires Award (32nd place - Coach Squires birthday): Sue Ledwith.
-Frank Clerici Sr. Award (David 5K Walk 1st male finisher): Jim Barsomian.
-Carol Hunt-Clerici Award (David 5K Walk1st female finisher): Amy Maloof.
-Priesing Award (strength and perseverance): Ron Piankian.
***RULES for 2021***
As the status of the pandemic changes, so too may other rules. Stay tuned for any updates!
FIELD SIZE: No cap.
MASKS: At the indoor number pickup at Walpole Italian-American Club, 109 Stone St., Walpole, masks MUST BE WORN (over nose and mouth). At outdoor start area, finish area, walking between areas, it is recommended that those who are not vaccinated to wear masks in close proximity to others.
REGISTRATION: Registration is available online, via mail-in application, or on race-day. Application attachment and online link located below.
NUMBER PICKUP (race-day only): Pickup time for numbers and race shirts (shirts are free for the first 100 race/walk entrants) is SAT., NOV. 13th (8-9:30 a.m.). MASKS MUST BE WORN indoors and please maintain proper distancing!
START: We will be returning to the single-start format for the walk and for the run.
WATER STATION: NO on-course water station. Please plan accordingly.
FINISH: Once you finish, feel free to stay and socialize. But there will be NO post-race activities.
POST-RACE: NO post-race activities (no food, no water, no awards ceremony, no live raffle). Building will be closed after registration.
AWARDS: NO awards ceremony. But if you'd like the trophy/age-group medal in case you win, select that option on your application. It will be ordered afterward and you will be contacted for pickup.
RAFFLE: Raffle items will be on display at registration and winners will be picked later in the day and listed on Facebook and website. Tickets - $1 each/8 for $5 and can be purchased on the race application, online registration, race-day registration, or by mail (in case you can't make the race, but wish to partake in the raffle). You will either receive ticket stubs or e-mailed numbers, depending on how you purchase them. Any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BENEFITS: Walpole Community Food Pantry, I-A Club/Society, and others.
PARKING: NO street parking, per Walpole Police (street is part of course). Use Knights of Columbus lot next to I-A Club or nearby town pool and Town Hall lots. Handicap parking available at I-A Club.
CHANGES/UPDATES: Any changes will be posted on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/paul.clerici.12) and this race website page (https://paulclerici.com/camydavid5k). Any questions, contact us at (508) 668-2249 or email@example.com
RESULTS: Results by Spitler Race Systems will be posted on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/paul.clerici.12) and website (https://paulclerici.com/camydavid5k) and Spitler website (www.spitlerracesystems.com)
2021 APPLICATION: Located below.
1 round of golf with carts for a foursome ($400. value) at the USGA championship-hosted WALPOLE COUNTRY CLUB, 233 Baker St., Walpole, Mass. (used Mon.-Thu., April 25-Oct. 30, 2022). Bids accepted at the race or via firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Sat., Nov. 13, 2021.
FINAL BID UPDATE - Thank you to Sue Ledwith for her winning bid of $350 for the round of golf at Walpole Country Club. Thanks also to all those who submitted bids as well.
For more information or if you have any questions, contact (508) 668-2249 or email@example.com
FROM THE SOUTH - Rte. 95N to Exit 19/old Exit 9 (Walpole Rts. 1 & 27). Follow Rte. 27 to set of lights. Left at lights onto Rte. 27N. Left at 3rd set of lights onto Washington Street. Turn right onto Stone Street at bottom of the hill. I-A Club is on left in approximately 2 miles.
FROM THE NORTH - Rte. 95S to Exit 21/old Exit 10 (Coney St./Walpole/Sharon). Left at end of ramp onto Coney Street. Proceed approximately 3/10th of a mile to set of lights. Turn right onto Rte. 27N. Follow Rte. 27N thru Rte. 1 intersection. At 3rd set of lights, take left onto Washington Street. Turn right onto Stone Street at bottom of the hill. I-A Club is on left in approximately 2 miles. Follow directions above.
FROM ROUTE 1A N/S - At middle set of lights in Walpole Center (with Walpole Co-op Bank on right, old Town Hall on left), turn onto Stone Street and proceed for approximately half-mile thru School Street intersection. I-A Club is on the right.
2021 ONLINE REGISTRATION
Direct Link To Register
2021 MAIL-IN REGISTRATION
Print a mail-in application (one form per entrant - do not combine names on one form). Fill out completely and clearly, sign, and mail with a check made payable to Camy 5K as instructed.
USATF-certified Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk course map (#MA15011RN) in Walpole, Mass.
2021 NEWSPAPER PRE-RACE ARTICLE
2020 NEWSPAPER EVENT COVERAGE
2019 NEWSPAPER EVENT COVERAGE
2019 NEWSPAPER PRE-RACE ARTICLE
2018 NEWSPAPER EVENT COVERAGE
2018 NEWSPAPER PRE-RACE ARTICLE
2017 NEWSPAPER DONATION PHOTO
2017 NEWSPAPER EVENT COVERAGE
Full 2001-2019 archival race results available on new RaceCrawler.com website search engine.https://racecrawler.com
Raises funds for charitable organizations, which over the years has included the Bill Squires Track Legacy Fund (formerly Coach Bill Squires Run Smart Fund) for economically-challenged student-athletes; Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Invensys Foxboro YMCA; Matty Eappen Foundation (to prevent abusive child head trauma); One Fund Boston; Norwood Hospital Oncology/Hematology Clinic/Lab; Norwood Hospital Cancer Center at Foxboro oncology department (including a blanket warmer unit for chemotherapy patients; building improvements); Walpole Community Food Pantry; Walpole Italian-American Club (including the purchase of defibrillators); Walpole Italian-American Society; among others.
Top - Walpole police electronic message board in the center of town spreading the word about the race in 2018. (Photo by Paul Clerici)
Above - The 20th annual Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk was actually held as a rare in-person on-course race and walk on Nov. 14, 2020, and raised a remarkable $2,800, despite the reduced field of 25 participants due to proper safety measures. Thanks to the generosity of the community, businesses, runners, walkers, volunteers, and donors, checks were recently presented to the Walpole Italian-American Club ($700) and Walpole Italian-American Society ($700), for a combined $1,400 to the General Operating Fund; Walpole Community Food Pantry ($700); and Carol Hunt-Clerici Chamber Music Series Clerici Quartet ($700). At the check presentations, which took place at the Walpole I-A Club, were, from left, Quartet co-founder/artistic director Guiomar “Gigi” Turgeon, race director and I-A Society member Paul Clerici, I-A Club and Society financial secretary Stefanie Nineve, food pantry board of director Janet Fasanello, and race committee member Frank Clerici Jr. (Photo by Christine Lee)
Right - Runners on Stone Street being escorted by Walpole police. (Photo by Ted Tyler from coolrunning.com)
Ed Damish Family
Dynasty Barber Shop
1419 Washington St.
Walpole, MA 02081
Home2 Suites by Hilton (Foxboro line)
2375 Prov. Hwy (Rte. 1)
Walpole, MA 02081
Walpole Italian-American Club and I-A Mutual Benefit Society of Walpole
109 Stone St., Walpole, MA 02081
Rockland Federal Credit Union
241 Union St., Rockland, MA 02370
564 Main St., Walpole, MA 02081
Stop & Shop Supermarket
565 Main St., Walpole, MA 02081