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August 18 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

What: Multi-club picnic!  SMAC, Empire One Running Club (EORC), and possibly the Greater Springfield Harriers will be having a shared picnic.

When: Sunday, August 18, with a fun run/race at 10:30 and food at noon

Where: Stanley Park, Beveridge Pavilion, Westfield, MA

What you need to do: No later than August 1, send RSVP to Grace Coller at:   No member will be turned away, but we do need solid numbers for the caterer, so the courtesy of an RSVP will be appreciated!

Cost: The invitation is extended to, and costs are covered for current paid SMAC members; similar to the Annual Meeting


Other Info:

  • Food: The picnic will be catered. EORC is making the arrangements (Thanks Empire One!!).
  • Attire: Oh, you better wear some SMAC pride! I’ve got another singlet order coming in. If you need one, contact me.
  • Alcohol is not allowed in Stanley Park.
  • Parking is inside the main entrance at 400 Western Avenue, Westfield, MA. Walk through the gardens to get to the Beveridge Pavilion.
  • Running: If you have never run in Stanley Park, it has a great network of easy trails through the Frank Stanley Beveridge Wildlife Sanctuary. This is one of the runs in Running Western Massachusetts, by our own Ben Kimball.
  • Stanley Park is beautiful, with gardens and walking trails, fields, forest, and a playground


August 18
10:30 am - 3:30 pm


Beveridge Pavilion Stanley Park
Gillet Rd
Westfield, Massachusetts 01085
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