Road Race Permits

Approval to hold a Road Race in Canton requires Select Board approval at a public meeting.  Applications and instructions on how to complete the application can be found here: 

Road Race Application updated

Approval from both the Police Department as well as the Board of Selectmen, at a public meeting, is required PRIOR to any advertising of a road race.  It is advised that the planning process begin at least six months in advance of the date of the event to allow adequate time for the approval process.   

Application with written approvals by the Police Department must be submitted to the Select Board for inclusion on an agenda for a public meeting.  Information for all meetings must be submitted to the office the Thursday prior to the meeting by 12:00 noon.  Please call the Select Board office at 781-821-5000 with any questions.