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Girls Just Wanna Run 11th Annual 5K Cancelled

May 3, 2020

The Girls Just Wanna Run 11th Annual 5K will be held Sunday, May 3, 2020 at the Litchfield Athletic Club, North Shore Drive, Litchfield, CT 06759.

This is a USATF certified 5K course.

The race, which will be held rain or shine, is hosted by the Junior Women’s Club of Litchfield Hills. This is a female-only race to promote health and wellness in girls and women. It is an out-and-back run that travels along Bantam Lake. No dogs or roller blades please, but strollers are welcome.

To register go to: and find “Lightbox Registrations”. Here is the pre-registration entry fee schedule:

Free Tech T shirt to those who register by March 15th.

Youngsters 12 years old and under $18 (the price does not increase for this age group after deadlines). Women 13 and over $30 until April 12th, $35 thereafter, including race day.

Costumes welcome.

Race day schedule:

10:30 – 11:30 am Check in, race day sign up.

12:00 Noon  Race begins.

Awards, music, give-aways and free food after race.

Prizes awarded to 1st place overall finisher and 1st place finisher in each of nine age groups, There will be a special prize for the most “glamorous” runner(s).

Timing and scoring by Empire Timing Company.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Junior Women’s Club of Litchfield Hills to help fund donations to both local and national charities as well as scholarships.

For more information about the race or to learn more about the Junior Women’s Club of Litchfield Hills visit

For race questions email :

We are very grateful for our long time sponsors:

Litchfield Bancorp, Sportsmen’s, and Litchfield Athletic Club.