SongStrong 5K

Sat June 3, 2023 Guilford, CT 06437 US Directions
Events

5K

$30 10:00AM EDT Registration Opens January 31, 2023 at 12:01am EST

Kids Fun Run

$10 9:45AM EDT Registration Opens January 31, 2023 at 12:01am EST
Open to ages 8 and under.
Place
Guilford Fairground
Lovers Ln
Guilford, CT US 06437
Description

 

Run With Us to Keep Kids Safe!

The Song family and SongStrong race team invite you to  run or walk in the annual SongStrong: Keep Kids Safe 5K.  This exciting event takes place in beautiful Guilford, CT and features panoramic views of Long Island Sound and the historic Guilford Green.  After the race, enjoy food, drinks, animal exhibits, face painting, non-alcoholic beer, music, a trophy ceremony and much more.

A race t-shirt will be provided to all 5K entries received by May 20, 2023.  Shirt provision after this date shall be subject to availability. Fun Run entrants before May 21, 2023 will be given the option to purchase a race shirt for $5

Race Schedule
  • Registration - Available online until 09:30 am June 3, 2023. (Note: there shall be no paper based entries on race morning)
  • May 20, 2023 - Last day to ensure preferred race shirt size availability
  • Advance race number pick up - Available on June 2nd and 3rd, 2023 from 04:00 pm to 07:00 pm at Ashley's Ice Cream, 942 Boston Post Rd, Guilford, CT 06437
  • Race Day Check In - Check in on race day to collect your bib and race shirt from 07:30 am
  • Kids Fun Run Start - 09:45 am
  • 5K Start - 10:00 am
  • Post race refreshments shall be available immediately after the finish
  • Award ceremony - At approximately 11:00 am
  • Results and Awards
  • Results will be streamed live during the event to this registration page, enabling participants to access to their time and placement via any mobile device.
  • Award Categories
    • Overall 1st Place 5k - Male & Female
    • Age Category Winners Male & Female:
      • 14 and under
      • 15-19
      • 20-29
      • 30-39
      • 40-49
      • 50-59
      • 60-69
      • 70-over

 

Become a Fundraiser

Please consider becoming a fundraiser either individually or as part of a team and set a target goal to raise. Details on how to do this will be displayed during registration.  Trophies shall be awarded to the top fundraising team and the team with the most creative outfits! 

Race Course

  • START IN THE FAIRGROUNDS ACCESS ROAD HEADING SOUTH.
  • TURN RIGHT ONTO STONEHOUSE LN.
  • TURN LEFT ONTO OLD WHITFIELD ST.
  • TURN RIGHT ONTO SUMMER ST. 
  • TURN LEFT ONTO WHITFIELD ST.
    • PARTICIPANTS SHOULD STAY TO THEIR LEFT
  • CONTINUE TO GUILFORD MOORING/ROTHBERG INSTITUTE, TURN AROUND AND FOLLOW WHITFIELD STREET NORTH.
    • PARTICIPANTS SHOULD STAY TO THEIR LEFT
  • FOLLOW WHITFIELD STREET TO BOSTON ST
  • TURN RIGHT ON BOSTON ST, THEN TURN RIGHT ONTO LOVERS LN
  • TURN RIGHT ONTO STONEHOUSE LN AND RIGHT INTO FAIR GROUND
  • FINISH IN THE FAIRGROUND ACCESS ROAD HEADING NORTH

This course is a USATF Certified Course, reference CT18024JHP.

Ethan Miller Song Foundation
We Love You Ethan!

The race celebrates the life of Ethan Song who passed away in January 2018 at the age of 15.  All proceeds go to the Ethan Miller Song Foundation, a non-profit that develops and supports Ethan’s causes and programs that keep kids safe.  www.songstrong.org for more info. 

Become an Event  Volunteer!

Besides participants, we also need volunteers to help with advance packet pick up and on race day. It's a great way to help make a difference without breaking out into a sweat! If you don't wish to run, how about helping out?

Please use the Volunteer Registration Link to confirm when and where you can help. If you select one of the race day slots, please come to Race HQ at the Fairground first to check in, before reporting to your assigned location. All the volunteer locations are walk-able from the Fairgrounds.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Directions
Facebook

Like this page and invite your friends on Facebook.

Race Participant Survey

Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.

Did you participate in the race?

Would you recommend this race to a friend?

Media Sponsor
Diamond
Silver Sponsor
Bronze Sponsor

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.