SongStrong 5K 2021

Sat September 25, 2021 Guilford, CT 06437 US Directions
Events

5K

$25 10:00AM EDT Price increases after September 19, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Kids Fun Run

$10 9:45AM EDT Registration ends September 25, 2021 at 9:15am EDT
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, facepainting, non-alcolohic beer, music, a trophy ceremony and much more.  FREE t-shirt to the first 500 registered runners.

 

Option: Form a Team!

Consider forming a fundraising team as you sign up today! You can set a goal to raise X amount with your friends or colleagues.  Trophies awarded to the top fundraising team and the team with the most creative outfits!  If you have problems or need help: info@songstrong.org

Our Cause -- We Love You Ethan!

Ethan SongThe 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. 

Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration

Packet Pickup & Registration will take place on Thursday, September 23rd and Friday, September 24th between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Ashley’s Ice Cream, 942 Boston Post Rd, Guilford. All runners are encouraged to pick up their race packet that will include a race t-shirt and race number in advance to save time on race day! 

Please note, there are no paper-based registrations this year!  All registrations will be done electronically as this will maximize safety and allow participants to register right up until the start of the race!  

 

Race Contact Info

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

Place
Guilford Fairground
Lovers Ln
Guilford, CT US 06437
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.

Results and Awards

Results

Results will be livestreamed on the SongStrong5k Registration Page!  This is new this year to the SongStrong5k and eliminates the paper based result system.

Awards

  • Overall 1st Place 5k - Male & Female
  • Age Category Winners
    • Top 3-5k Finishers--Male & Female:
      14 and under
      15-19
      20-29
      30-39
      40-49
      50-59
      60-69
      70-over

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.

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