Boston Marathon | SIX MILE MOMENT in Downtown Framingham

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We hope you will make Downtown Framingham your place to see the RACE this Patriot's Day!

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We've got a great spot saved for you and yours this Patriot's Day. Cheer on Team Framingham and the runners as they FLY past the first 1/4 of the Boston Marathon.

April 21, 2014 :: We are so jazzed about the SIX MILE MOMENT, and it's all happening right here! Won't you join us for the ultimate best view anywhere? Located at the Crossroads of Routes 126 and 135 in the heart of Downtown Framingham next to our historic HH Richardson Train Station, from 9AM throughout racetime. Parking info and race schedule here.

On Friday night April 18th, start out your long weekend right at The Tavern. 

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Watch and listen. Playing with fellow local ska delights, the band Massachusetts. This is a rad little show to get your blood pumping. Soulful sounds that harken to Bob Marley in the 1960s

102 Irving Street at The Tavern. 9PM.

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When folks arrive in Downtown Framingham on the morning of Marathon Monday, set up their chairs and grab their favorite spot to watch the greatest race in the world, they'll see a stage set up with cameras and speakers. Family friendly, high-energy music will be rocking the crossroads! And no matter if you have to work that day, don't despair... You can tune into the live stream on phones, mobile devices and internet even before the race begins and watch all day long (link info TBA). All of us will be together at this monumental SIX MILE MOMENT!

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As the first runners appear near Downtown Framingham, music by Tester and Adam Ezra will rock the scene, giving the runners and fans a day to remember. Nothing short of fun music and awesome vibes to celebrate this wonderful happening that graces the center of our historic downtown each and every year!

FSU.

Framingham State University students from the Marketing Management Class and the Marketing Club have been working hard to creatively get the word out! Thanks and a shout out to University staff for styling the students with rides to the Six Mile Moment and cool t-shirts marking their presence and spirited support. Student volunteers will be on hand with face-painting and sign making, making the day special for kids and families and folks of all ages!

FYI. 

Come see the artful tribute spearheaded by FYI for the Arts in honor of the heroes and victims from last year's marathon bombing, with a nod to the Framingham Heart Study at the crossroads next to the stage. Learn more.

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We hope you will join us, and stay long after to grab a bite to eat at one of our many fabulous restaurants and cafes! From ethnic to Americana, you'll find it here. Take a look around and see the comeback of Downtown Framingham, and meet people who come here from all over the world to follow their dreams and realize them in our very own melting pot.

Lots of specials and sales will go on all day in the shops and restaurants in Downtown Framingham. And when you purchase anything in any of the businesses on Marathon Monday, you will win a free chance for prizes in our Six Mile Moment drawing!
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Special (massive and huge) thanks go out to MediaBoss Television for organizing the entertainment and livestream broadcast -- and for letting the rest of us tag along with helping hands galore! Framingham State University (students from the Marketing Management Class and Marketing Club), Town of Framingham (DPW, FPD, FFD, Parks and Rec, Community Planning and Economic Development, and more!), our fab downtown businesses and faithful volunteers. Congratulations to all of them for making this amazing day happen!
A very special thanks and shout out goes to Middlesex Savings Bank, generous sponsor of the SIX MILE MOMENT and the first quarter of this historic running of the Boston Marathon!
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