Nearly 800 Runners Set Record For Scharfman Race

Photo: Elsa Kimberly winning the 2K race at the Dan Scharfman Memorial Run. A bright cool fall Sunday morning; just the right combination for a road race in New England. And 784 runners took the opportunity to help Belmont school to best use technol0gy as a record number of entries took part in the fifth annual Dan […]

Run For Innovation Education at the Scharfman 5K Sunday, Oct. 3

Photo: This year’s poster. The Foundation for Belmont Education, a non-profit group that supports educational excellence and enrichment in the Belmont Public Schools, is pleased to host the fourth annual Dan Scharfman Memorial Run on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9:30 a.m.  The Scharfman Run takes place from 9:30 a.m. to noon, beginning at the Belmont […]

Scharfman Race Sets New Record for Runners, Donations

Photo: Charlie Conroy stationed himself at the final corner of the two-kilometer portion of the Dan Scharfman Memorial Run with a promise.  “Keep going! Home is just around the corner! You can make it!” the race co-director encouraged racers as they ran the final meters on the track surrounding Harris Field. And with that, scores […]

Road Closings for Dan Scharfman Memorial Run Sunday,

Photo: Roads will be closed Sunday morning. The Foundation for Belmont Education (FBE) third annual Dan Scharfman Memorial Run takes place on Sunday, October 4 at 9:30 a.m. The Memorial Run starts at the Belmont High School Track, 221 Concord Avenue, and takes a scenic route past the town’s schools, Payson Park Reservoir and Clay […]

This Weekend: Scharfman Race Sunday, Organ Concert, Sing-Along

Photo: David Owens, the newly appointed organist at Belmont’s All Saints’ Episcopal Church First Friday Evening at the Benton The Benton Library, Belmont’s independent, all volunteer run library, is open evenings – from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – on the first Friday of each month. Begin your weekend by exploring the Benton: Use our Wi-Fi, […]

Register for Dan Scharfman Memorial 5K Run on Sunday, Oct. 4

Photo: A scene from last year’s Dan Scharfman road race. Runners and residents can now register for the Foundation for Belmont Education‘s third annual Dan Scharfman Memorial Run being held on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 9:30 a.m. at Belmont High School’s Harris Field, 221 Concord Ave. What is now a fall staple on the road running calendar, this […]

Registration Now Open for Scharfman Memorial Run

Photo: A scene from last year’s Dan Scharfman road race. Runners and residents can now register for the Foundation for Belmont Education‘s third annual Dan Scharfman Memorial Run being held on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 9:30 a.m. at Belmont High School’s Harris Field, 221 Concord Ave. What is now a fall staple on the road running calendar, […]

‘I Ran the Dan’: Second Scharfman Memorial Run Tops First

There were parents who could run very fast and teachers who are strictly middle of the pack, youngsters who could out race most adults and a pair of superheroes – those would be The Mighty Thor (Ed Chen) and Captain America (Mike Worthington) – all who came to Belmont High School’s Harris Field on Sunday […]

Road Closures, No Parking Areas For Sunday’s Scharfman Run

While it’s nothing to the extent of what Newton residents deal with on Marathon Monday, this coming Sunday morning, Oct. 5 beginning at 9:30 a.m., several Belmont roads will be briefly closed while runners take over the streets for the second annual Dan Scharfman Memorial Run. The Memorial Run takes a scenic route from the Belmont High School track […]