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Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Litchfield, CT 2019

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Litchfield, CT 2019 will be held Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at White Memorial Conservation Center, 80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT.

The Litchfield Walk to End Alzheimer’s is one of 600 such events taking place around the country.

There is no entry fee for this 2 mile event, although registration is required and participants are asked to make a personal donation and encouraged to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association either as individuals or as part of a team. To register, visit

Registrants who raise a minimum of $100 will receive a T-shirt. All registrants will receive a wrist band and a Promise Garden flower.

The event day schedule is as follows:

11:30 am Registration and T-shirt pickup (if eligible), receive wrist band and Garden Promise flower.

12:30 pm Ceremony

1:00 pm Walk begins

Food trucks, live music and more afterwards.

Last year’s Walk raised $107,000. This year’s goal is $117,000.

Proceeds from the Walk will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter which supports research and funds programs and services to families and individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

To register for the Walk, volunteer or learn more about the event or the Alzheimer’s Association call Barbara Newland at (860) 828-2828 or email her at

Thank you to these generous sponsors

National Presenting Sponsor

Edward Jones

Statewide Sponsors

Benchmark Senior Living

Hartford HealthCare

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care

Standard Oil

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Litchfield Hills 43rd Annual Road Race

The Litchfield Hills 43rd Annual Road Race  will be held Sunday June 9, 2019 on The Litchfield Green, Litchfield, CT 06759.

This is a world class 7.1 mile race where as many as 1300 runners will compete, along with hundreds of volunteers and thousands of spectators. The event will also host several youth races, a 2.3 competitive race for 11-13 year olds, a 1 mile race for ages 8-10 and 200 yard dashes for individual ages 4-8.

The town actually makes a weekend of it, offering many activities leading up to the main event.

The pre-registration fee for the race is $35, race day registration fee is $45. Pre-registration is available online or mail in. Pre-registrations (and payment) received by May 12th guarantees listing in program, pre-registration by May 17th guarantees a dated Tech T-shirt. After May 17th undated T shirts while supplies last. Online registration ends June 2nd.

Timing by Fast Track Timing.

Race Day Schedule:

9:00 am- 12:30 pm  Registration for 1 mile and 200 yard dashes (children’s registration tent)

9:00 – 11:30 am 2.3 mile race (children’s registration tent)

10:00 am – 12:30 pm Registration for The Race

12:00 noon  2.3 mile race

1:00 pm Cannon blast starts main race

1:05 pm  1 Mile non-competitive race ages 8-10

1:08 – 1:16 pm  Five 200 yard dashes for individual ages 4-8

2:45 pm (approx)  Awards ceremony

The Litchfield Hills Road Race website is very comprehensive, with extensive information about registration, the event’s history, parking, early packet pickup and everything else. Visit or call (860) 459-9908 or (860) 459-8596 for any questions.

Proceeds from the LHRR will benefit Litchfield Youth Athletics, Jr. Olympics, LHRR Scholarships for Wamogo H.S., Litchfield H.S. and the Forman School.

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

Half Marathon Sponsors

WFSB 3 Eyewitness News

O & G Industries

10K Sponsors

Connecticut G I

Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, LLC

Litchfield Hills Fitness

Union Savings Bank

5K Sponsors

Village Restaurant

A. Gallo & Company

Arethusa Farm

Dolphin Pools & Spas

Litchfield Bancorp

Litchfield Distillery

Mirror Polishing & Plating Company, Inc.


Crystal Rock


Sharon Hospital Healthquest

Tavern Off the Green

Torrington Savings bank

True Value

Fiducium Financial

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Age Before Beauty 13th Annual Cross Country 5K

The Age Before Beauty 13th Annual Cross Country 5K will be held Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at the White Memorial Conservation Center, Litchfield, CT.

The race is a USATF/CT Grand Prix event.

Please park at Sawmill Field- there will be no roadside parking allowed.

The cross country course may be rocky and muddy with exposed roots.

The entry fee is $16 per person if received on or before Nov 4th. It is $20 thereafter. To pre-register go to for a printable entry form, and mail with check to:

Greystone Electronics

119 Harmony Hill Road

Harwinton, CT 06791

The race day schedule is as follows:

Arrive early enough to register.

9:00 am Race begins

Awards after race.

Timing is by Greystone Racing.

Awards will go to the top three male and female overall finishers as well as the top male and female finisher in each of six age categories.

Some of the proceeds from the race will go to USA Track & Field CT to help fund their programs.

For more information visit

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5K Monster Dash

The 5K Monster Dash will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 at White Memorial Conservation Center, 80 White Hall Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

This race, which is presented by Center Subaru, replaces the Zombie Chase Challenge. It is the fourth and final race of the Northwest CT YMCA Grand Prix Race Series. Runners are encouraged to wear costumes and can choose among a 5K Run, a 2 – Mile Walk and the 1 Mile Kids Run.

The 5K Monster Dash no longer has the “flag football” feature – it is a straight 5K run.

Children 12 and under have the choice of running the adult course accompanied by an adult or taking the 1 mile option.

To register visit and click on “Register” bar.

Entry Fees:

5K runners $20; after Oct. 23rd $25; Race Day $30.

Walking 2 Mile $20; after Oct. 23rd $25; Race Day $30.

Runners 1Mile $10 (for runners 12 years old and under).

Free T shirts for adults if registered by Oct. 23rd.

Race day Schedule:

8:00 – 8:55 am Packet pickup and race day registration

9:00 am Race and Walk begin

Refreshments and awards after races.

Prizes awarded to overall winners, male and female, as well as top finishers in age groups. There is also a prize for best costume.

Proceeds from the race will benefit YMCA charitable services to help deserving individuals and families with membership and program fees.

The 5K Monster Dash is the final event in the Grand Prix series benefiting the NWCT YMCA. The other races were the WYLD Obstacle Run in June; the Canaan Railroad Days Run in July and the 5K Highland Hustle in October. Please go to the Running/Walking Calendar to learn more about these races.

For more information visit

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Connecticut Tour Des Farms

The Connecticut Tour Des Farms bike tour will be held Saturday, October 6, 2018 starting at White Memorial Conservation Center, 80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

You can choose between two rides, 16 miles or 26 miles both of which will take you to farms in Goshen, Litchfield and Morris. The tours will make farm stops where you can purchase produce, chocolate, wine and more. A Tour van will take your purchases back to the White Memorial starting point. Short sections of the Tour will use unpaved dirt roads.

Register o line at

The Tour, which will be held rain or shine, is sponsored by Connecticut Resource Conservation and Development.

Registration fee for the Tour is $65 for adults and $25 for children 13-18. There are several lunch options for an additional $20.

T shirts are guaranteed for registrants by Sept. 14th. The fee includes $5 “Crop Cash” and admission to the Pie Fest.

Tour day schedule:

8:00 am – 2:00 pm Ride

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Pie Fest.

Proceeds from the Tour will fund CRCD’s conservation and agricultural projects.

For more information, including helmet and other requirements, visit

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Litchfield Hills Cornhole Tournament

The Litchfield Hills Cornhole Tournament will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Litchfield High School, 14 Plumb Hill Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

The event is hosted by the Litchfield High School Class of 2019.

If raining, tournament will be held indoors.

Pre-register at

Pre-registration fee is $50 per team for adults, $55 on tournament day.

Students in grades 9-12, $20 per team tournament day only.

Spectators admitted free.

Please bring your own boards and bags- extras will be available.

Tournament day schedule:

9:00 am Registration

10:00 Tournament begins

Awards after tournament.

There will also be face-painting, music, lawn games as well as hot dogs, pizza and more for purchase.

$200 cash prize for first place.

$50 cash runner up prize.

Proceeds from the tournament will help fund the Litchfield High School Class of 2019’s senior year activities.

For more information email

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