Due to the COVID-19 outbreak,
24th Annual Newington 5K Challenge Road Race will be held on this fall on Sunday, October 3, 2021
About the race: The Newington 5K Challenge Road Race is an annual fundraiser that is presented by the Library Board of Trustees. This is the 24th year of the race with all proceeds of the race benefiting the library and its future growth. The race is a popular community wide event that offers a fun filled morning of exercise, competition to spend with friends and family. Strollers are allowed on the course. Please line up at the rear of the starting line.
Male- 2019 Matthew Walker: 15:24 -new record Female - 2002 Heather Gardiner: 18:25
Registration: Advanced registration by October 2:
$25 per person or $10 children (12 and under)
Virtual Participation: $25 per person
Can't make the race but want to support the library, register as a virtual runner/walker during the registration process. Event t-shirt will be available for you to pick up at the Library during the 2 weeks after the race.
Refer a Friend:
Run for free? Find out about our referral program incentives after you click the REGISTER button. Registration opening
Race day registration:
$30 per person
$10 children (12 and under)
Registration will be online, at he library or you can download the form soon. You can mail or drop off the form to the Lucy Robbins Welles Library, 100 Garfield Street, Newington, CT 06111.
Divisions & Awards:
This race is timed by Platt Systems and uses the B-Tag timing system (timing chip is attached to the back of the bib). Please wear the race bib on the front of the shirt.