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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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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 Walk a Mile March, 7th Annual

The Walk a Mile March, 7th Annual,  will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at Third Thursday, North Street, Pittsfield, MA.

This one mile walk is free to whoever cares to join in. Many however will solicit donations in advance of the event. For more information on how to set up an on-line funding page or access a paper form, visit or call (413) 499-2425.


Event day schedule is as follows:

Noon  On-line pre-registration ends

5:00 pm  Registration and shoe decorating begins

6:00 pm  Walk begins

Proceeds from the Walk will benefit the Elizabeth Freeman Center in their work to bring hope, help and healing for survivors of sexual and domestic violence in Berkshire County. To learn more about their programs 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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