By CBSBoston.com Staff

FALMOUTH (CBS) – The Falmouth Road Race, one of the biggest races of the summer, will return Sunday, August 15 with a field of 8,000 runners.

Last year’s seven-mile race was canceled because of the pandemic. It was expected to draw about 11,000 runners.

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“We are excited to welcome athletes back to Falmouth for this summer tradition and we look forward to welcoming a full field for our 50th running next August,” race president Scott Ghelfi said in a statement Tuesday.

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Anyone who signed up during the initial registration will be guaranteed a spot in the race. You can also sign up to run for one of 164 charities.

There will still be a virtual option where people can sign up and run the seven miles in their own neighborhoods between August 7 and 14.

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For more information visit falmouthroadrace.com.

CBSBoston.com Staff