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Evan Rashkoff, 1st Annual Sharon Sunset Trot

The Evan Rashkoff 1st Annual Sharon Sunset Trot , sponsored by the Sharon Parks and Recreation, will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at the Sharon Town Beach in Sharon, CT.

The fee for entry is $25 for adults, and children 12 and under run free. The fee includes fun awards and after-race refreshments. No pre-registration is required. Free T shirt to all registrants.

The 4.1 mile race begins and at the Town Beach, travels along Mudge Pond Road to Long Pond Road then to Valley Road to Mudge Town Road before ending up back at the Town Beach.

The schedule for race day is as follows:

4:30 – 6:30 pm Registration

6:30 pm  Race begins.

Fun awards and refreshments after the race.

The Sharon Sunset Trot was born as a way to accommodate members of the Run 169 Towns Society whose members are committed to running a race in each of Connecticut’s 169 towns.

Because many Society members could not run on weekends, Matt Andrulis-Mette, Director of the Sharon Parks and Recreation, started the mid-week event. Matt noted that ” We try to be responsive to what our residents want”.

This year the Sharon Sunset Trot was renamed in honor of beloved Doctor and long-time Sharon resident Evan Rashkoff who passed away unexpectedly this past year. Also in Evan’s honor the proceeds from this year’s race will benefit MediShare, a humanitarian non-profit for which Evan volunteered his talents.

For more race information call Matt Andrulis-Mette at (860) 364-1400 or email at or visit

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5K Foot Pursuit & Kids Run

The 5K Foot Pursuit & Kids Run will be run Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Coe Memorial Park, 101 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

The first-year event is sponsored by the Torrington Police Department in collaboration with the Police Activities League.

To register go to

Here is the registration fee schedule:

Adults – $30

Students – $20

Family (4 or more) – $70

Kids Run (10 and under)

Please add $5 for Race day registration

Race day schedule:

7:00 – 8:00 am Packet pickup and race day registration

8:30 am Race begins

Awards after the race.

Prizes will be awarded to the first place winners, male and female as well as the winners in each of six age groups.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Police Activities League, Inc. to assist community programs that foster the relationships between police officers and youth.

For more information call Officer Tony Pietrafesa (860) 489-2014 or email him at

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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 WYLD Obstacle Run, NWCT YMCA

The WYLD Obstacle Run, NWCT YMCA will be run on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Camp Moe, 1145 Brandy Hill Road, Torrington, CT.

The race is a 5K with 30 obstacles. There is also a 1-mile “Crazy Kids Challenge” Course.

The cost of the event is $10 for kids 12 and under. The other three categories are for entrants 13 years and over. Individuals $55 per person; teams of 5-9 $50 per person; and teams of 10, $45 per person. T-shirts will be given to all who pre-register by June 1. There will be a free cook out for all participants as well as award ceremony, raffle prizes, race souvenirs for all participants and fun family activities.

The Kids Race starts at 10 am and the Adult Race begins at 11 am.

All proceeds benefit YMCA charitable services which provide financial assistance to individuals and families who cannot afford membership and program fees.

To register or for more information email

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The Litchfield Hills Road Race

The Litchfield Hills Road Race begins with a bang when cannon fire triggers the 41st start of the world-famous event at 1pm, Sunday June 11, 2017 on the green in Litchfield, CT. More than 1300 runners are expected to compete in the 7.1 mile test, along with hundreds of volunteers and thousands of spectators.

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. Registrations (and payment) received by 5/27/17 guarantees a Tech T-shirt.

For extensive information about registration, the event’s history, rich traditions  and everything else, go to

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

To get answers to your questions, go to or call (860) 459-8596.

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