Murdick’s Run the Chop Challenge is on July 4th every year and has been in existence for over 10 years. Over that time the 5-mile road race has generated over $45,000.00 for the betterment of Vineyard kids. Through the support of our volunteers, the community of Vineyard Haven and, of course, the runners, it all seems to work. A Big Thank you!

Benefitting The Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club to support Vineyard Kids.


Where: Tisbury School, Spring Street (a ten minute walk from the ferry)
Entry Fee:
$20 before July 4th
$25 day of race
$5 for the fun race
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Registration: 7am – 8:45am Race Day
Awards: To overall winners and age group winners

Murdick’s Fudge is the sponsor of this race. They are committed to the Children of Martha’s Vineyard via the Rotary Club of MV.

Along with making the very best fudge, they give back to the community.

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Thanks to the Vineyard Gazette and WMVY for their media sponsorship.
Thanks to the Clarion Inn for donating their support.

Murdick’s has also been proud to support the following island programs:

Big Brothers / Big Sisters of MV
Boys and Girls Club of MV
Habitat for Humanity of MV
MV Community Services
MV Charter School
MV High School Track Team
MV Food Pantry
MV Surf Casters
MV Ice Arena
OB School Reading Program
Rotary Club of MV
Tisbury School Reading Program
West Tisbury School Programs