5K

The 5K (3.1 miles) is a fun route for runners and walkers. The race starts and finishes on the Woodland Street Entrance to Keney Park. It utilizes the paths and roads inside the park, showcasing one of New England’s largest public parks!

COURSE

Course Map

Course Suitability for Disabled Athletes:
Click here for more details.

START DETAILS

The 5K will start in the same location and time as the 1 Mile and will consist of one corral with “Self Seed” pace per mile signs to assist with participant spacing. The two courses will travel together for the first 1/2 mile.

DIVISIONS & AWARDS

Please wear your race bib on the front of your shirt.

DIVISIONS:

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female
  • Male Age Group – 9 & under, and 10-year age groups from 10-80+
  • Female Age Group – 9 & under, and 10-year age groups from 10-80+
  • Clydesdale (men 200+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 150+lbs.)
  • Non-Binary More…
  • Disabled Athletes More…

AWARDS:

  • Commemorative Awards to the Top 3 in each Division
  • All awards based on gun time
  • No “double dipping”
  • To collect an award after race day, click here

COURSE SUPPORT

MARKINGS:

  • Yellow signs with blue arrows mark all turns
  • All mile points are marked on the road and with signs
  • Clocks at finish line and along the course

AMENITIES:

  • Hydration
    • Pre/Post Race & Mile 1.5
    • Open cup service, handed out at arms length
    • Elongated water station layout to prevent participant congestion
    • Participants are encouraged to carry their own fluids
  • Portalets: Pre/Post Race
  • Medical personnel
  • Event alert system notifications in the pre-race area and at the water station. More…

NOT ALLOWED ON THE COURSE

No dogs (service dogs must be identified as such at all times). No unregistered runners or walkers. Headphones discouraged. No bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, or motorized vehicles.

While we do allow baby jogger/strollers in this event, participants must follow the stroller policy detailed HERE.

OUR RACE IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROSITY OF THESE PARTNERS


Superpedestrian /// Hog River Brewing /// UConn Health – JUMP /// Farmington Valley (CT) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated /// Door Dash