A Beautiful day for the 16th annual Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle

5K racers are ready to go!Over 400 people headed to the banks of the Mystic for a beautiful day on the river. For race results and photos click here. The 16th Annual Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle was held on Sunday, May 20 at the DCR Blessing of the Bay Boathouse in Somerville. Events included a 5K road race, a 3-,9-, and 12-mile paddling race, a bicycle tour, and a play by youth from Somerville's Wild Tales program. The US EPA presented the 2011 Mystic River Report Card at 10am. Thanks to all who came out to support MyRWA and a healthy Mystic!