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Norbrook Farm 5K Trail Run

The Norbrook Farm 5K Trail Run will be held Sunday, October 10, 2021 on the property of Norbrook Farm Brewery in Colebrook, CT.

The run has a little of everything, taking runners along the pristine trails of the property, into the fields, and, yes, you guessed it, finishing at the brewery itself. It’s a beautiful way to spend a fall morning.

There is also a 2-Mile walking option.

Race starts at 10:00 AM

Entry fee is $25 for both runners and walkers, ($35 on race day).

To register go to:

All adult registrants will receive an official event T-Shirt if registered by September 30th, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

Event Schedule:
Race Bag Pickup & Race Day Registration Open 8:30 AM until 9:55 AM

Refreshments after the race

Awards immediately following the race

Rain or Shine.

Interested in sponsoring this years run? contact us at

All participants over 21 will receive a complimentary drink ticket to enjoy a refreshing beverage

from the brewery!

All money raised during the series goes to support financial assistance so that everyone has a chance to learn, grow and thrive at the Y!



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Northwest CT YMCA Norbrook Farm 5K Trail Run

The Northwest CT YMCA Norbrook Farm 5K Trail Run is back as part of the YMCA Show & Go Run Series.

The second- year race had been postponed from its early May slot because of the pandemic, but it has been resurrected along with two other popular Y races- the Canaan Rail Road Days 5 Mile and the Highland Lake 5K and bundled into a new semi-virtual race series.

Let me explain “semi-virtual”.

The Norbrook Farm 5K will be run on the Norbrook Farm Brewery trails, located at 204 Stillman Hill Road, Colebrook, CT 06021, but you can run the course at a date and time of your choosing- between now and November 30th.

Here is how the folks at NW CT Y explain it: “The goal of the YMCA Show & Go Run Series is to provide a safe series of run/ walk events throughout Northwest CT. Pick your day, run your race, & enjoy a complimentary beverage all in your own bubble. Have fun while helping to raise funds for kids and families unable to afford the full cost of Y programs.

Runners will enjoy this 5K trail run through the beautiful property, along the pristine trails, into the fields, and finishing at the brewery itself. This event still allows participants to participate in a competitive event, but allows the run to be completed with your own choice of date & time.

Runners will receive a course map and a beverage coupon upon registration.** Please use a running app (Nike, Strava, Map my run, etc.) to time your race. Email us ( your name, a screenshot of your final race results listing distance and time, & a selfie from the finish line! Results must be sent to us by November 30th, 2020.

To register go here:

Stay safe, get active & have fun! Don’t forget to grab your FREE drink at Norbrook Farm Brewery after your run (drink ticket must be provided).”

** Beverage coupons will be emailed out Mon-Friday after registration. Any registration coming through after 3 pm on Friday will be sent their drink ticket the next Monday – Thank you!

“At the Y, we believe that families who play together, stay together. Our Show & Go Run Series is a fantastic way for a family to share healthy values. Together, we can participate in a walk or run to benefit those who cannot afford the cost of Y programs.

Proceeds will be used to help the Y to weather the storm so we can continue to serve children and families in need throughout this pandemic.”

The Norbrook Farm 5K Trail Run, along with the Y’s other races, is sponsored by Center Subaru in Torrington, CT.

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May Day 5K at Norbrook Farm Brewery

The May Day 5K at Norbrook Farm Brewery will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Norbrook Farm Brewery, 204 Stillman Hill Road, Colebrook, CT 06021.

The Race, which includes a 2 Mile Walk and 1 Mile Kids Run as well as the 5K Run, is a new addition  in the Northwest CT YMCA’s  Grand Prix Race Series and the Y’s first Race of the season. It will be run entirely on Norbrook property trails.

Pre-register online at ; click on the Norbrook picture and find the
“Register Now” bar.

Pre-register by April 24th for a free T shirt.

Entry fees:

5K Run  $25

2 Mile Walk  $25

1 Mile Kids’ Run  $15

Race Day $30

Race Day Schedule:

10:00  – 10:55 am  Packet pickup and race day sign up

11:00 am  Kids’ I Mile Run

11:15 am (approx)  5K Run and 2 Mile Walk

Refreshments and prizes after race.

Awards to overall winners and age group winners.

This is a rain or shine event.

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

For more information about the Race or Northwest CT YMCA visit

To learn more about Norbrook Farm Brewery visit

Other NWCTY Grand Prix events:

June 29th  WYLD Obstacle Run

July 28th  Canaan Railroad Days Run

Sept. 28th  5K Highland Hustle

Nov. 3rd  5K Monster Dash

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