2018 WCCC FUN RUN & Fair

Saturday, March 24, 2018   8:30am – Noon

Dorothy Towne Field House, Wellesley College

Everyone is invited to Wellesley Community Children’s Center’s 38th Annual FUN RUN/FUN FAIR, which takes place on Saturday, March 24 from 8:30-12:00pm inside the Field House of Wellesley College’s Keohane Sports Center!

Races on the track for children from 2-12 years (50 yards-880 yards).  All racers receive a 2018 FUN RUN participation ribbon when they cross the finish line.  Race Schedule below.

Refreshments, book & stuffed animal sale and fun for all ages. Children’s games and activities like basketball, soccer, go fish, lacrosse, baseball, bean bag toss, nerf archery, football, lollipop pull, hockey, mini-race and more.

Raffle and Silent Auction, which includes Taylor Swift tickets, local sports team tickets & gear and more than 70 baskets of goodies.

Representatives from area Independent Schools, camps and family-friendly businesses will be present with children’s activities and program information. Event proceeds benefit the Wellesley Community Children’s Center’s Early Childhood and After School programs.

Entrance Fee: Each child receives a racer number which enables them to play all activities as many times as they wish, get their faces painted and run in a race(s).

  • Event Day Entrance Fee for 2-12 year olds: $17(After 2:00pm Friday)
  • Family Entrance Fee (for families with 4 or more children): $55
  • No fee for grown-ups or children under 2 years old.

Race Schedule

2-3 9:00 50 yards
3-4 9:30 75 yards
5 10:00 100 yards
6-7 10:20 100 yards
8-9 10:40 100 yards
10-12 10:55 100 yards
2-5 11:00 50/100 yards
6-12 11:30 220 yards
6-12 11:45 440 yards
10-12 11:50 880 yards

More information: 781/235-7667 or www.wccc.wellesley.edu.




**A big thank you to NEW BALANCE for providing us with 2018 racer numbers!



Thanks to the generosity of area businesses and WCCC Families and Staff, we will have many Silent Auction items at Saturday’s FUN RUN.  Bidding starts at 8:30am and ends promptly at 11:45am.  Winners can pay by cash or check and take the item home or leave contact information and retrieve their item after the event.

YES, WE ARE AUCTIONING OFF TAYLOR SWIFT TICKETS!! Check out our select online items at 32auctions.com!


This year’s Raffle includes many items for children and adults.  Buy raffle tickets until Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:45 at the Raffle table:  $5 each or $50 for an entire book of tickets.


As of 3/15/18

Thanks to all WCCC Family Donors! Anderson’s Jewelers Andrews Pharmacy
Anthony’s Barbershop Axie Breen Photography Babson Skating Center
Bach To Rock Belkin Family Lookout Farm Blue Ribbon BBQ
Boating in Boston Bobbles and Lace Bonsoir
Bose Boston Red Sox Foundation Boston Sports Clubs
California Pizza Kitchen Coconut Thai Café Comella’s (Wellesley)
Davis Farmland and Mega Maze EA Davis & Company European Manor
FastFrame of Wellesley French Lessons Boutique Gamewright Games
Green’s Hardware & Paint, Inc. Haircuts Limited Heritage of Sherborn
Holly Cleaners Huntington Theatre Company Ideal Barber
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum J.P. Licks Jesamondo Salon & Spa
John F. Kennedy Library & Museum Juniper Kings Dedham
LINX Little Flippers Swim School London Harness & TUMI Wellesley
Lowell Spinners Lyn Evans Marathon Sports
Masala Art Mass Audubon Nails Studio
Natick Outdoor Store Nehoiden Golf Club New Balance
New England Aquarium Newbury Comics North River Outfitters
Pawtucket Red Sox Pine Straw Planet Gymnastics
Prime Fitness and Nutrition Pure Barre Quebrada Baking Company
Quinlan’s Automotive Roche Bros. Rock Spot Climbing
Roosters Men’s Grooming Center Salon Maleah Salon One
ScrubaDub Sew Easy Snip Its Haircuts For Kids
Starbucks Stepping Stone Acupuncture and Wellness Sweetgreen
Sweetgum Horticulture Tenacre Day Camp The Boston Red Sox
The Cottage The Linden Store The Local
The New Maugus Restaurant The Sports Museum of New England The Village Barber Shop
The Wellesley Toy Shop Total Wine Tracksmith
Truly Yogurt Unleashed by Petco USS Constitution Museum
Volante Farms Wasik’s, The Cheese Shop Wellesley Bakery & Cafe
Wellesley Books Wellesley Holiday Boutique Wellesley Nails and Spa
Wellesley Repertory Theater West Newton Cinema Weston Road Cafe
Yama Japanese Restaurant Zoo New England