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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 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 and enter Norfolk Land Trust Trail Races in search, or visit

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The Vino and the Beasts 5K Obstacle Run: CANCELLED For more information, go to

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Canaan Railroad Days

The Canaan Railroad Days Run ( formerly known as the Canaan 5 Mile Road Race) will be held on Sunday July 16, 2017 at the Lawrence Pavilion in Canaan, CT.

The 5 mile race will both begin and end at the pavilion. There will also be a 2 mile walk and a 1 mile children’s run.

The online entry fee for the event is $20 for adult runners and walkers 13 years and older and $10 for children 12 and under for the Kid’s Run.  Participants who pre-register before midnight, July 6th will receive a T-shirt. Registration fee increases $5 after July 6th.


Timing will be provided by greystoneracing.

Race day schedule is as follows:

8:00 am   Registration and Number pick up

9:00 am  Race begins, Kids Run starts shortly thereafter.

Awards and refreshments after race.

Awards will be bestowed upon the top overall male and female as well as the top male and female in 8 age categories. Winners must be present to receive awards.


The Canaan Railroad Days Run is the second race  in the Grand Prix series. The first is the WYLD  Obstacle Run (June 24th); the Stronger Women. Stronger World (Aug. 5th); the Highland Lake 10K (Oct. 7th) and the Zombie Chase Challenge (Nov. 4th). Go to the Running/Walking Calendar to learn more about these races.


Proceeds from the race will help fund the NWCT YMCA’s charitable services which provide memberships and program fees to deserving families and individuals.


To register or for more information go to or call (860) 824-2790.

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The Adopt-a-Family Scramble

The Adopt-a-Family Scramble will be held on Sun., July 9, 2017 at the Undermountain Golf Course in Copake, NY.

There will be two flights for the two-person, 18 hole scramble, the first starting at 8 am and the second starting at 1 pm. Please arrive at least a half hour before tee off.

The tournament fee is $80 which includes green fees, cart, light lunch at the turn, on-course beverages, awards, pin prizes and a roast beef barbeque.

To register, call Trish at Undermountain Golf Course at  (518) 329-4444.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Adopt-a-Family which provides toys and warm clothing at Christmas for children in struggling families in the towns of Millerton, Pine Plains, Amenia and Ancram, NY. The nonprofit has been governed by Stacey Moore of Moore and More Printing in Millerton, NY. Last year, Adopt-a-Family served 365 deserving children. To learn more about Adopt-a-Family email

To find out about tee sponsorship opportunities or other tournament  information, email Carol Dean at or Pam Malachuk at

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