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26th Annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace

June 19, 2022



Join us Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, 2022 
8:00 AM in person* and 9:00 AM virtually


Starting Point:
Town Field Park, 1520 Dorchester Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02122
 
7:00 AM (Registration) 
8:00 AM (Program) 
8:30 AM (Kick off) 
11:30 AM (Closing Rally) 



Optional Entry Point: 
Madison Park High School, 75 Malcolm X Blvd.
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120 

8:00 AM (Registration)
9:00 AM (Program) 
9:30 AM (Kick off) 

Virtual Broadcast: 
9:00 AM EST on www.mothersdaywalk4peace.org produced by media partners NECN/NBC 10 Boston




New Walk Route


Leg 1: Start Town Field, Dorchester (1520 Dorchester Ave)
Turn left onto Park St 0.1 mi
Turn right onto Geneva Ave 0.6 mi
Turn right onto Bowdoin St 0.7 mi
Slight left onto Hancock St 0.4 mi
Turn right onto Columbia Rd 0.1 mi
Turn left onto Dudley St 0.5 mi
Continue onto Malcolm X Blvd to Madison Park HS

Leg 2:  Start at Madison Park HS /Optional Entry Point
Left onto Columbus Ave 0.7mi
Continue onto Seaver St 0.7mi
Right onto Blue Hill Ave 0.1 mi
Left onto Columbia Rd 0.5 mi
Right onto Washington St 1.4 mi
Right onto Park St. 0.6mi

End: Town Field    
Total route: 7.7 miles 2.75-3hrs walk time


BRING YOUR WATER BOTTLES!  There will be a water truck at Town Field and Madison Park to refill your bottles. 



PARKING:
Free parking is available on Sunday, May 8, at 500-520 Geneva Ave lot 
 in Dorchester as well as  at the Community Academy of Science and Health School: 11 Charles St, Dorchester, MA 02122.  There is also ample free street parking in the area.
You must exit the  Geneva parking lot by 1:00 PM or your car may be towed.

Parking is also available at lot 3 and 2 of Roxbury Community College (1234 Columbus Ave,
ROXBURY CROSSING, MA 02120), near Madison Park High School.


MBTA:
Town Field is located a short walk from the MBTA Red Line Field's Corner Stop.
Madison Park High School is located across the street from MBTA Orange Line Roxbury Crossing.


Restroom Stops:

Town Field Park, 1520 Dorchester Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02122


The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
650 Dudley St, Boston, MA 02125

Madison Park High School
75 Malcolm X Blvd, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

Franklin Park
Corner of Walnut and Seaver Streets
Roxbury, MA 02120



 

Covid Statement:
We are excited to be walking in person this year, and here are the precautions we will be taking to ensure the safety of all participants.  We ask that all walkers joining in on the 26th Annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace wear their masks throughout the course of the Walk and maintain a six feet social distance from participants outside their party.  Thank you for doing your part in keeping the community safe!  

 

 

Virtual component:

If you are unable to Walk in person and would like to participate more details will be coming soon on how you can participate virtually.  Our virtual broadcast will be powered by NECN/NBC 10 Boston.




*Per state and national COVID-19 guidelines and regulations.