At Whittier Middle School, they believe students are at their best when they have a chance to be active.  Building movement into the school day has a positive impact on students’ behavior, confidence, focus and preparedness to learn.

This is the 7th year for the Tri-Town Family 5K. It was created to celebrate Bruce M. Whittier Middle School's Couch-to-5K program in the fall of 2012.  Originally named the Whittier Family 5K, the first race was a great success with 236 people finishing the run/walk event. Since that first race, almost 1,400 people have crossed the finish line!

 

The running program has become part of the Whittier Middle School curriculum and is something that has inspired healthy habits for many students and taught them the valuable lesson of goal setting!

The Q has been a huge supporter of this great program and we are doing it again! Here are students who have excelled at the program!

  • Gretchen Paradis
    Mathieu Bessette
    Nick Aube
    Brycin Vachon
    Alerick Sands
    Maya Balkir
    Abby Hailton-Borkowski
    Payton Hamilton
    Parker Demelia,
    Camren Purington
    Gabrielle Turner
    Dustin Morin
    Dominik Frechette
    Eagen Whitten
    Nicholas Garey
    James Willis
    Gavin Cote,
    Akayli MacLean
    Lilly Stump
    Alexis Labbe
    Abby Rovillard
    Tyler Burke
    Austin Gagne 
    Nolan Gary
    Gavin Cote
    Reece Nickerson
    Mitchell McGarry
    Tegan Hemond
    Sam Tjalsma
    AJ Milliken
    Parker Hackett
    Hunter Brackett
    Joseph Elliott
    Jeffrey Hutchinson

 

Congratulations to everyone who has made this a fun, educational and healthy event!