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Falcon Fun Run 5K/10K Trail Run

The Falcon Fun Run 5K/10K Trail Run will be held Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Indian Mountain School, 211 Indian Mountain Road, Lakeville, CT 06039.

The 5K and 10K races utilize the schools trails and show off the 600 acre campus. The 5K is considered moderately challenging while the 10K is very challenging . The events will be held rain or shine.

Pre-register at eventbrite.com before May 15th. Pre-registration entry fee is $28 plus $3.61 Eventbrite fee. Race day registration is still $28. T shirts to the first 100 registrants.

The races will be professionally timed by Greystone Timing.

The race day schedule:

11:00 am Registration

12:00 noon Races begin.

Trinket- style awards will be granted after the races.

Proceeds from the event will help defray the costs of trail preparation and other expenses while exposing runners to the beauty of the Indian Mountain School campus.

For more race information or to register visit Falcon Fun Run Tickets, Sun, May 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite, or call (860) 435-0871 ext. 179.

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes will be held Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Litchfield Green, Litchfield CT 06759. The rain or shine event is hosted by Walk a Mile in Her Shoes (registered), an international men’s march where men and boys “lead the way on the road to end sexual and domestic violence”.

This event is a 1 mile walk for males who will wear women’s red high-heeled shoes to reflect their support.

The entry fee for the walk is $50 per person up to and including event day. Individuals and teams are encouraged to raise pledge and donation funds before the event. Entry fee includes shoes and T shirt.

Red high heel shoes while supplies last and red shoe covers for those who cannot wear heels. Children can wear their own red shoes.

To register and for more information visit sbaproject.org.

The walk day schedule:

9:00 – 9:30 am Check in , registration, music by Ian Campbell

9:30 – 10:00 am – Try on shoes, walking tutorial, coaching

10:00 am   Welcome

10:15 am Walk begins

11:00 am Prizes, awards, music, foot massages and more.

Prizes and awards for most pledges, biggest team, prizes for pledge levels and more.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Susan B. Anthony Project which provides domestic and sexual assault crisis services and prevention education to the women, men and children in the 20 towns in Connecticut’s northwest corner.

For questions email Gina at gdevaux@sbaproject.org.

To learn more about the Susan B. Anthony Project visit sbap.org.

To learn more about the hosting organization visit walkamileinhershoes.org

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

Torrington Savings Bank

Borghesi Building & Engineering

Norcom CT

Sterling Sintered Technologies, Inc.

Elevator Service Company

St Paul’s No. 11

Beauty Mark Tattooing

Webster Bank

Dymax

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Hinckley Allen

Arethusa Farm

Sega Ready Mix Concrete

O & G Industries

Litchfield Distillery

FM 97.3 WZBG

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Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club Fishing Derby

The Northwest CT Rod & Gun Club Fishing Derby will be held Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the NW CT Rod & Gun Club, 148 South Canaan Road, Canaan, CT 06018.

The Derby is a free event for children 16 years old and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

A new bicycle will be awarded to the fisherperson with the longest fish in each of four age categories- 0-5 years old; 6-11; 11-13; 13-16. All participants will receive a free raffle gift. There will be hotdogs and hamburgers available free to the children and for sale to adults.

Pre-registration for the Derby is not required.

The Derby day schedule at the Club’s trout-stocked pond is as follows:

8:30 am   Sign up

9:00 am Fishing begins

Noon Fishing ends.

The Derby provides youngsters with a great opportunity to hone their fishing skills infriendly competition.

For more information about the Fishing Derby call Gene at (860) 824-7478.

To learn more about the NW Ct Rod & Gun Club visit northwestctrodandgun.org.

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5K Foot Pursuit & Kids Run

The 5K Foot Pursuit & Kids Run will be run Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Coe Memorial Park, 101 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

The first-year event is sponsored by the Torrington Police Department in collaboration with the Police Activities League.

To register go to torringtonpal.org.

Here is the registration fee schedule:

Adults – $30

Students – $20

Family (4 or more) – $70

Kids Run (10 and under)

Please add $5 for Race day registration

Race day schedule:

7:00 – 8:00 am Packet pickup and race day registration

8:30 am Race begins

Awards after the race.

Prizes will be awarded to the first place winners, male and female as well as the winners in each of six age groups.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Police Activities League, Inc. to assist community programs that foster the relationships between police officers and youth.

For more information call Officer Tony Pietrafesa (860) 489-2014 or email him at apietrafesa@torringtonct.org.

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