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Lake Waramaug 35th Annual Polar Bear Run

The Lake Waramaug 35th Annual Polar Bear Run will be held Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the Lake Waramaug Country Club Tennis House, Golf Links Road, New Preston, CT 06777.

The snow date is March 3rd 11:00 am.

The race, which is presented by TrailHeads, is a 7.6 mile run around Lake Waramaug, passing through the towns of Washington, Warren and Kent. The route is characterized as mostly flat with “some gently rolling hills”.

Pre-register online or download entry form at though Feb. 22nd.

TrailHeads commemorative multi Bands to the first 300 registrants.

There is a limit of 500 entrants.

Chip timing by Fast Track Timing.

Parking is limited so consider car pooling.

Entry fees:

Pre-registration $27 plus $2.34 Everbrite charge.

Race day    $30 plus $2.49 charge.

Race Day Schedule:

9:45 – 10:45 am   Registration

11:00 am Race begins

Post-race refreshments.

Awards to top three in each of eight age categories.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Guiding Eyes for the Blind, which provides guide dogs to people with vision loss.

To learn more about Guiding Eyes for the Blind visit

For more information about the race email TrailHeads at

Thank you to these generous sponsors:


The Lions Club of Kent

Lake Waramaug Country Club

Kent Wine and Spirit

Washington EMS

TrailHeads will match additional donations up to $1,000.

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