Runner information

Runners: Did you pre-register?
If so, pre-registration t-shirts are available for pick-up at Newtown Youth & Family Services Administrative Side at 15 Berkshire Rd., Sandy Hook on Thursday & Friday August 29th & 30th from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm each day.

Race Day Parking:
Additional parking for the race can be found in the Taunton Press parking lot on Route 25, near the corner of Elm Street. Police will be on hand to help cross the street. View Map

Race Day Schedule:
7:30-8:45Registration
9:00Race begins -- rain or shine
9:45-11:30  Post race celebration and awards.
10:15Kid's Run

Things to know:

  • 5K (3.1 miles) and Kid's Run
  • Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to participate
  • The race will be limited to 1,000 runners
  • Relatively flat, fast course is offically sanctioned and certified by the United States Track and Field Assocation (CT06009JHP)
  • Race start, finish, and celebration will take place at Dickinson Park
  • Run is through the beautiful community of Newtown and includes many landmarks of this special town
  • The Kid's run will be in 75 yards, 150 yards and 1/4 mile, depending on level and age of the child. You can choose the day of the race.



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