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Hopped Up for Health 5K/ 12K and 50 Mile Ride

Hopped Up for Health 5K/ 12K and 50 Mile Ride will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Big Elm Brewing, 65 Silver Street, Sheffield, MA 01257. This is the event’s third year. The race includes a 5K, 5K for 12 year olds and under, 12K and, new this year,  a 50 Mile Bike Ride (non-competitive) which includes a Strava route.

Pre-register for the runs online or get mail in forms at berkshirerunningcenter.com. You can also register on race day for an additional fee.  50 Mile Bike register ONLINE ONLY (no race day signup for bikers) at  https://www.bikereg.com/hopped-up-for-health.

T shirts to the first 200 registrants, both running and biking.

Entry fees are as follows:

12K Hill Challenge  pre-registration $40 , race day $45

5K  pre- reg. $25, race day $30.

5K  12 year olds and under  $15 (no T-shirt)

50 Mile Bike $45 (pre-registration only).

Race day schedule is as follows:

8:00 am- 9:00 am  Registration, race day signup

9:30 am  Bike Race starts.

10:00 am  5K Run begins

Awards , music, food vendors, as well as  limited free massages after the races.

Prizes awarded to top male and female finishers in seven age categories. One free Big Elm beer for each entrant 21 years and older.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires, a nonprofit with offices in Great Barrington, MA which provides free medical, dental and other healthcare services to qualified uninsured residents of Berkshire County.

For more information about Volunteers In Medicine visit vimberkshires.org.

For more race information email jbliss@vimberkshires.org or call (413) 528-4014 or visit berkshirerunningcenter.com or email  bigelmbrewing@gmail.com.

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

Lee Bank

Big Elm Brewing

Volunteers in Medicine

Donald C. McGraw Foundation

Elizabeth and Robert L.W. McGraw

Black Rock Foundation

 

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Millbrook Early Childhood Education Center’s 2nd Annual Print Run

The Millbrook Early Childhood Education Center’s 2nd Annual Print Run will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Millbrook Early Childhood Education Center, 30 Maple Ave, Millbrook, NY 12545. This is a rain or shine event with multiple running choices, especially for the youngsters.

Pre-register online at:

https://www.raceentry.com/2nd-annual-mecec-print-run/race-information

or download and mail the printable registration form here:

Print Run Registration Form

Here are the pre-registration and race day entry fee prices:

100 Yard Dash (preschoolers)    $15,  race day  $25

Obstacle Course  (ages 3 to 5 or 6 to 10)  $15, race day  $25

1 Mile Run/Walk (ages 5-12 must be with adult)  $20,  race day  $40

5K Run/Walk  $20,  race day  $40

Race day schedule:

7:30 – 8:30 am  Registration

9:00 am  5K Run/Walk

9:30 am  Obstacle Course (6-10)

10:00 am  Obstacle Course  (3-5)

10:30 am 1 Mile Run/Walk  (5-12 with adult; 13 and above)

11:00 am  100 Yard dash (preschoolers)

11:30 am  Awards, raffles, entertainment, food and more.

Prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, male and female in all age groups.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Millbrook Early Childhood Education Center (MECEC), a local non-profit preschool dedicated to supporting all children and families in our community equally.

To learn more about MECEC visit  MECEC.org.

For more race information contact Krista Fragos:

Kristafragos@gmail.com or 646-361-1880

Thank you to the following generous sponsors

Mish New York

Squirrel Hall Gifts

Twin Brooks Gardens

J. McLaughlin

Forza Fitness

Town of Washington Recreation

Soukup Farms

Four Brothers Pizza Inn

Adams Fairacre Farms

Structure Works Construction

Gabrielle Vallarino/Circa Design

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Wa Wa Wally Waddle 10th Annual 5K and Kids Run

The Wa Wa Wally Waddle 10th Annual 5K and Kids Run will be held Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the Vassar Farm Ecological Preserve, Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY  12603.

The race is presented by the Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club.

There are three race categories- 100 yard dash for 6 year olds and under, 1 Mile Run for 13 year olds and under and a 5K. Also, in honor of Mothers Day, there will be an additional prize in the 5K for the winning mother/daughter or mother/son team.

There will also be face-painting, balloon animals and much more for the kids.

Pre-register at wallywaddle.org  before midnight May 10th. The first 150 5K registrants will receive a T shirt.

Here is the fee structure for the various races:

Kids 100 yard dash for ages 6 and under- Free.

Kids 1 mile run for ages 13 and under – Free if pre-registered, $5 on race day.

5K  Run/Walk  $20 pre-registered, $25 race day.

The race day schedule is as follows:

7:30 – 9:00 am  Registration

9:00 am  I Mile Kids Run

9:15 am  Kids 100 Yard Run

9:30 am  5K Run/Walk

10:30ish  am  Awarding of the Pies

There will also face painting, games balloons and more.

5K winners receive homemade pies, all 5K participants receive a pie slice. Other prizes include pint glasses and key chains. Team winners receive a Caffe Aurora gift certificate.

Proceeds from the races will benefit Camp Wa Wa Segowea scholarships. To learn more about Camp Wa Wa Segowea visit wallywaddle.org.

For more race info or to register visit wallywaddle.org or MHRRC.org.

Thank you to these generous 2018 sponsors:

Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club

The Hodos Family

Smith Park

cpd

Tubby’s Bathroom Refinishing

Radio Woodstock 100.1 WDST

Adams Fairacre Farms

Feldman Physical Therapy PLLC

Morris Associates

The Derby

The Bagel Shoppe

Barton Richards

Healthquest

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42nd Annual Women’s Running Race

The 42nd Annual Women’s Running Race will be held Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Berkshire Community College, West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

This event, which is billed as the second oldest all- women’s race in the country, is actually two races. The event begins with an all-women’s race followed by an “everybody else” race.

This year the Race is free, but registrants can purchase event T shirts for $20. Buy before May 1st to ensure shirt size. Race day T shirt price is $25. Each shirt purchase is accompanied by a raffle ticket for great prizes. Additional tickets are $5.

Race Day Schedule:

8:30 am All Women’s 5K

9:30 am  Community Run

10:30 am  Kids Fun Run

Fruit, water, raffle and awards after the race.

Awards to the top three overall winners in each race and the top finisher in each of 11 age groups.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Elizabeth Freeman Center.

For more race information visit berkshirerunningcenter.com.

To learn more about the Elizabeth Freeman Center visit elizabethfreemancenter.org.

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Catch Me if You Can 12th Annual Harwinton 5K Road Race

The Catch Me if You Can 12th Annual Harwinton 5K Road Race will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Harwinton Town Hall, 100 Bentley Drive, Harwinton, CT 06791.

The race includes a 5K, Kids 1 Mile Fun Run, a Kids Sprint and a 1 Mile Fitness Walk.

Pre register at aratrace.com.

Free T shirt to first 75 registrants.

5K entry fee $20 pre-registration, $25 on race day. Kids Fun Run $5.

Race day Schedule:

8:00 am  Registration

9:00 am  Kids 1 Mile Fun Run

9:30 am  5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

10:30 am  Kids Sprint

10:45 am  Awards, live music (both along the course and at the end),  refreshments, race day photography by Huddle Up Photography  and more.

Awards to top three in 14 divisions plus 4 special awards. Carvel Ice cream certificates and water bottles to all Kids runners and sprinters.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Nick Biancucci Memorial Basketball Courts and recreational enrichment for Harwinton families.

For more race information call Jessica Stewart at (860) 806-1825.

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

Nickerson General Contractors

Pizzeria Marzano

A Healing Trail

Carvel Torrington

McKenna Orthodontics

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Ponte’s Package Store

Litchfield County Pediatrics

O & G Industries

Ace Automatic Transmission

Bell Electrical Contractors

Morsel Munk

Dunkin Donuts Harwinton

Stop & Shop

Torrington Savings Bank

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The Gilbert School , 4th Annual 5K Fun Run

The Gilbert School  4th Annual 5K Fun Run will be held Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Van Why Field, The Gilbert School, 200 Williams Avenue, Winsted, CT  06098.

The event includes both a 1/4 mile Kiddie Dash and the 5K which will be run on the school’s cross country course.

Pre-register at gilbertschool.org, click on “Athletics” and to find mail in registration forms. Pre-registration ends May 1st.

Entry fee for adults is $25, after May 1st and race day $30. Every registrant receives a great race memento.

Students 18 years old and under $15, after May 1st and race day $20.

Gilbert students $10

Ages 2-11, Kiddie Dash $5.

Send check and registration to:

Gilbert Athletic Dept.

200 Williams Ave.

Winsted, CT 06098

Race Day Schedule:

8:30 am  Registration

9:15 am  Kiddie Dash

10:00 am  5K Race

Awards, fruit and water after the race.

Awards to top male and female finishers in each of five age groups, top male and female Gilbert students, top male and female Gilbert faculty members and ribbons to all Kiddie Dash participants.

For questions about the race email Gilbert AD Donny Crossman at crossmand@gilbertschool.org.

Thanks to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital for their generous support.

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Barkhamsted Elementary School 5th Grade and PTO 11th Annual River Run 5K and Walk

The Barkhamsted Elementary School 5th Grade and PTO 11th Annual River Run 5K and Walk will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Barkhamsted Elementary School, 65 Ripley Road, Barkhamsted, CT 06063.

There is no rain date.

The race, which includes both a 5K and a non-competitive walk, is an out-and-back course running along the Farmington River and People’s State Forest. No animals, roller blades or bikes please.

Register online or find mail in form at barkhamstedschool.org/pto before April 15 for free T shirt.

Make checks payable to Barkhamsted PTO and mail to:

5K River Run

c/o Barkhamsted Elementary School

65 Ripley Hill Road

Barkhamsted, CT 06063

The entry fees are:

5K (16 year olds and under) $15

5K (17 year olds and over) $25

Family cap of  $50

Register by April 15 for free 2019 river Race T shirt.

Race day schedule:

8:00 am Registration

9:30 am  Race begins

Awards and light refreshments after race

Medals to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each age category, excluding walkers.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Barkhamsted Elementary School 5th Grade class trip and other activities.

For more information about the race email  Amy Sharon at amy.sharon3@hotmail.com.

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MTM 2nd Running Holiday Classic 5K

The MTM 2nd Running Holiday Classic 5K will be held Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 188 Mallory Road, New Ashford, MA 01237.

This event is sponsored by the MTM Running Club.

The race will be run on a paved surface with a fast downhill finish.

Pre-register at runsignup.com. Entry fee is $15 plus $2.50 sign up fee.

16 year olds and under are free.

Pre-registration ends on December 20th.

Race time is 9:00 am.

Awards to top three male and female overall winners and top age group winners.

All runners get a candy cane.

Hot chocolate and a bonfire after race.

For more information email the race director at kim@tooleinsurance.com.

To join the MTM Running Club visit runsignup.com/Club/MA/Pittsfield/MTMRunningClub.

Membership is free.

Proceeds benefit the MTM Scholarship Fund.

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The Norfolk Land Trust Trail Races

The Norfolk Land Trust Trail Races will be held Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Barbour Woods,  31 Lovers Lane, Norfolk, CT.

The event hosts both a 5K and 10K race. The 10K , which courses up Haystack Mountain, is an extended loop of the 5K.

The entry fee for both 5K and 10K races is $15 which includes awards, post-race party at Infinity Hall and a Big Elm pint glass.

Note: Registration is limited to 100 for each race. Register at ultrasignup.com. Registration ends at 11:59 pm on September 21st.

Race day schedule is as follows:

11:30 am  Check in

12 noon  10K race begins

12:30pm 5K race begins

Post-race party and awards.

Race proceeds benefit the Norfolk Land Trust, which is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation of natural heritage and open space in Norfolk, CT.

For more information including course description or to register go to ultrasignup.com and enter Norfolk Land Trust Trail Races in search, or visit norfolklandtrust.org.

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The Gould Farm Running for Recovery 5K

The Gould Farm Running for Recovery 5K will be held Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at Gould Farm, 100 Gould Road, Monterey, MA.

The entry fee for the race is $25 for adults and $10 for children under 13years old. T-shirts are guaranteed to all who register by Sept. 5th. Later registrants will also receive T-shirts but only while supplies last. Go to gouldfarm.org to register.

The race day schedule is as follows:

8:00-9:00 am Registration

9:30 am Race begins

Awards after race

Awards will go to the top overall finisher, both male and female, as well as the top male and female in each age category.

To learn more about the race or registration call Brenda Hawkins at (413) 528-1804  ext. 13 or email at bhawkins@gouldfarm.org.

To learn about sponsorship opportunities call Maria Rundle at (413) 528-1804  ext. 27 or email at mrundle@gouldfarm.org.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Gould Farm, which is the first residential therapeutic community in America dedicated to helping adults with mental illness toward recovery, health and greater independence through community living, work and individual clinical care. To learn more about Gould Farm visit gouldfarm.org.

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