5K & Kids Fun Run

to benefit Woodcock's educational programs

Sunday, October 6, 2019

90% trails, 100% fun. Run wild for Woodcock!

The 5K is 90% trail with a mix of groomed trails, rugged trails and narrow  ridges/boardwalks. The terrain of the 5k will highlight the diversity and beauty of the Woodcock property. 

 

Kids Fun Run (approx. 1K) is geared towards ages 6 and up. This course is appropriate for walkers and runners of all ages. Parents are welcome to accompany their children but are not required to race. All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable to other programs.

Timing:

7:30 am - Day-of packet pick up and registration opens

8:30 am - Kids Fun Run begins

9:00 am - 5K begins

 

Join us After the Kids Run and 5K!

Join us after the races for some unique post-race festivities on the nature center grounds including s'mores, music, nature crafts, turtle races, lawn games, shoe demo from our friends at Merrell and more. The nature center building, which is home to more than 20 reptiles and amphibians, will be open for visiting as will the natural playground and fitness trail. 

 

Pre-race packet pickup and registration will take place at (tentative):

Outdoor Sports Center in Wilton on Friday, October 4 from 2:30-4:30 pm.

Ridgefield Running Company in Ridgefield on Saturday, October 5 from 2-4 pm.

Day-of packet pick-up and registration at Woodcock opens at 7:30 am.

 

Parking: Space is available along Deer Run and Fawn Place but is limited and will require up to a one-third-mile walk to the start. Participants are urged to arrive early and car-pooling is encouraged. Leashed dogs are also welcome. Please note that the trails are not stroller friendly.

Race course: There will be signs posted throughout the course as well as volunteers stationed at key points to help guide runners. See the race map!

Interested in becoming an event sponsor? Email us!

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Woodcock Nature Center

56 Deer Run Road, Wilton, CT 06897

P (203) 762-7280

F (203) 834-0062

wnc@woodcocknaturecenter.org

Our mission is to connect people to the habitats, plants and animals of Southwestern CT through programs that build awareness, nurture understanding, and advance conservation. 

© Woodcock Nature Center 2019