THE FAIRFIELD POLICE SUNSET 5K, One mile walk, and Kids & Cops Scamper Banner Image
Wed July 25, 2018 Fairfield, CT US 06824
Course Map & Sponsorships

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323 Fairfield Beach Road
Penfield One Pavilion
Fairfield, CT US 06824
Online registration is now closed (were you snoozing??!!) But LUCKY YOU- we are not sold out so we will take late registration for the Timed 5k run and the Untimed One Mile Walk.

Pre reg pickup AND Late reg is weds at Penfield 2 on Fairfield beach rd from 4;45pm(no sooner) till 6;15pm.  $35 for 19 & older, $25 for 18 & under. There may be some shirts left if you get there early. You Must have exact Cash or a Check. Kids & Cops Scamper is still FREE. Meal tickets are still $10

Wednesday on site from the Jackie Durrell (Penfield II) on Fairfield Beach Rd from 4:45pm (no sooner) till 6:15pm SHARP (race starts at 6:30) Same fees/etc.

YES WE ARE RUNNING IN ANY WEATHER unless it is lightning- then we will delay it till the police say OK. Please don't email unless it is an emergency in which case you should be dialing 9-1-1...We can't postpone, we can't refund, but WE CAN HAVE FUN and enjoy the food trucks, adult hydration, and over 600 friends who will realize that weather reports are wrong half the time! 

We have amazing food- and we need you to stay and eat it!

The race committee thanks you for your commitment!

The Fairfield Police Sunset 5K is presented by Rocco & Associates Wealth Management. All proceeds will be donated to the Fairfield Police Union Scholarship Fund & the Friends of the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities.

Join us for the newest family evening in Fairfield! This will be the highlight of the summer! All abilities are encouraged to run, walk, scamper or stroll the scenic & flat courses we have designed for you. 

Starting and ending at Penfield Beach, this summer spectacular will include food trucks featuring Colony Grill, Taco Loco, Micallizi's Italian Ice, Saugatuck Sweets & Sierra Nevada Beer for anyone 21 and over. There's even more food, activities for kids, entertainment and family fun.


EARLY REGISTRATION UNTIL MAY 30. Fees are $27 for 19 & over,  $25 for 18 & under.  Dinner Ticket included in 5k/walk registration. FREE Kids Run and $10 for a separate meal ticket for trucks & beer. You will need a food ticket for spectators, friends and Family unless they are 5k/walk registered.

Registration from June 1 - July 22: Fees increases to $30 for 19 & over and  18 & under to $25.   

Your Dinner ticket is included in registration. If you register for the 5k event or one mile walk our fabulous food buffet and beer (21 & over only) IS part of your registration. Enjoy!

There will not be race day registrations if we have reached our 750 limit. An announcement will be made on this page if the registration has closed . Shirt size choices will close on July 11 - after which will be ‘as available’ if any remain.  

Pre reg pickup and late registrations will occur Tuesday July 24 at the Sound Runner, Post Rd Fairfield from 3-7pm. Join us, pickup for others too, AND ENJOY 15% OFF EVERYTHING IN THE STORE, 

Participants of the 5k event and one mile walk will receive a special shirt, a dinner ticket and goodies with their entrance fee. You can bring friends and family to watch and enjoy our beach while you are participating in one of our feature events. Non-participants can enjoy our food and beverages for a small $10 fee.

The Penfield Beach area is scenic, quiet, and surrounded by a welcoming neighborhood of supporters. There will be ample parking right nearby as well as just 3/10 mile down the road at Jennings Beach.

Our 5k event and one mile walk will start at 6:15pm giving you a full 2 hours before sunset AND another half hour of wonderful twilight! Awards OR prizes will be given to overall M&F champions and in 9 age groups (see event details). The 5k Run (or you can walk) will be computer CHIP Timed. The One mile walk IS NOT TIMED

Our FREE Kids & Cops Scamper (1/10mile) will start at 6pm and end at our finish line of the 5k course. This is not timed and is a non-competitive event limited to 6th grade & under.  

We have also added a dinner alternative for friends, family members and spectators who are NOT registered.  For just $10, anyone who has not paid an entry fee for the 5k or one mile can join us for our great  post race dinner. We will be featuring Colony Grill Hot Oil pizza truck, the Taco Loco truck, Sierra Nevada Beer, and much more that will be included in our awesome buffet. Since the run and walk will finish just around dinner time, this is a great way to bring family and friends to watch, volunteer or just enjoy a post event meal together.  REMEMBER- paid participants in the 5k run or one mile walk are already included in the dinner.

KIDS IN THE FREE FUN RUN DO NOT HAVE DINNER INCLUDED- The $10 dinner ticket is a great option for them and any friends or family that want to join you.

If you can’t be with us, but would like to support our event and its benefactors, you can register for our VIRTUAL Run/Walk. You’ll receive our shirt, race bib and a certificate of completion in the mail. All you need to do is get out there for a run or walk at a time and distance of your choice!

We look forward to having you join us and enjoy a great evening. 

The Friends of the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities  is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit volunteer organization.  The mission of “the Friends” is to provide funding for enhancements to the programs, services and facilities of the Senior Center of Fairfield, CT. In addition, the organization hosts  fundraising events, promotes community awareness and supports the Senior Center through advocacy initiatives.

The Fairfield Police Union Scholarship Fund was started in 2014. Scholarships are awarded to the children of Fairfield Officers as well as students at both public high schools. New this year we will be scholarships offered at Fairfield Prep and Notre Dame in the honor of the late Judge Dan Caruso. Please visit for more information.

Rocco & Associates Wealth Management, Inc. was founded in Fairfield in 1973 to assist individuals and families across all aspects of their financial lives. The firm provides life planning and seeks to create financial stability and independence for each client. In doing so, Rocco & Associates has earned a reputation for excellence within the community by providing high-touch, personalized, service. Our team has provided objective advice and guidance for over 40 years. Please visit for more information.

Race management is thru MS Running Productions & Marty Schaivone. MSRP directs over 40 charity events each year which totaled over $250,000 in charitable donations in 2017 alone. The 2018 schedule link: 

Keith Broderick is the Event Coordinator & Police liaison. Eric Johnson with Rocco & Associates Wealth Management is our Title Sponsor & Co-Coordinator.

Race Contact Info

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We have several great Sponsorship opportunities!  Take a look below at the various sponsor levels and download the form.  We thank you for your continued support!

  • Gold Shield Sponsor - $5,000:
    • Company logo and name on banner, Logo and acknowledgment on all electronic advertisement, Logo on all printed material
    • Lawn signs at mile markers
    • Extra-large company logo on back of 750 shirts
    • 10 free race entries
    • 5 food truck tickets
    • 5 addition shirts
    • Table at event
  • Silver Shield Sponsor - $2,500:
    • Company logo on banner
    • Large company logo on 750 shirts
    • Lawn signs at start & Finish of race
    • 5 race entries
    • 5 free shirts
    • 5 free food truck tickets
    • Table at event

  • Bronze Shield Sponsor - $1,000: 
    • Company logo on Banner
    • Large company logo on 750 shirts
    • 5 free shirts
    • 5 free food truck tickets
    • Table at event

  • Partner Sponsor - $500:
    • Large company logo on 750 shirts

  • Supporter Sponsor - $300:
    • Small company logo on 750 shirts

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Race Website

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