Fallon Canal Diggers 5K

September 11, 2021

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Historic 5K Course

We are in the process of making changes to the course to relfect our new start at Polar Park. We will post the new course soon.

The Canal Diggers 5K Road Race is one of Central Massachusetts' top races, benefiting the Worcester Hibernian Cultural Foundation 501(c)(3), affectionately known as the "Irish Club."



Canal Diggers 5k Race Course 2021

*please note the map does not show Green Isle as a road, we will have several people on the course directing you

2021 Race Live & Virtual Option


The Committee is excited to announce a LIVE 5k event. We will still be in the Canal District, with live music, drinks and food after the race.

We are offering a virtual option for those who cant be live 9/11/21, you will have separate prizes.

We are a Fallon Canal Diggers 5K Health and Wellness event.

We value all our supporters over the past years, giving back to the community. We hope you will continue to support this event as it is our 15 year giving back to the city of Worcester and the Canal District.

With the price of the event, it includes a long sleeve awesome tee to the first 500 registrants.

We will continue to update you follow us on Twitter & Facebook!

We look forward to this year’s event and your dedication to the Canal Diggers 5K

Stay Well,

Your Canal Diggers Committee

Kids Count Too!

The kids race will be a lap around the warning track at Polar Park! The kids race will start promptly at 9:30 am INSIDE the park. When complete, please head to the Hibernian Club for pizza & face painting.

If your virtual, we want you to get up and move around, dance party, walk, take a hike or a bike ride with family. Share your activity with us!



Family Friendly Entertainment: post your fun after parties!

Our claim to fame is our much loved after party. We will still have the live event.

Share with us your fun at home.

We would love to see some dancing to music, pizza, beer, water, face painting, and other ways your keeping busy during this unusual time!