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Valley of Hartford 5K Road Race

Sat July 27, 2024 Newington, CT 06111 US Directions


20th Valley of Hartford 5K Road Race

$30 9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
467 spots left. Registration ends July 27, 2024 at 8:55am EDT
Open to ages 9 - 100.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


207 Deming Street
Newington, CT US 06111



The annual Valley of Hartford 5K Road Race raises funds to support the Children's Dyslexia Centers of Connecticut. These centers offer one-on-one tutorial sessions to children valued at $5000/child and also offer teacher training programs valued at $10,000/tutor. The main campus is located in Waterbury with satellite offices in Bridgeport and Hartford. All proceeds are distributed to the Children's Dyslexia Centers of Connecticut. 

For more information on the Children's Dyslexia Centers of Connecticut, please visit

The 2024 race will be the 20th anniversary of our efforts! In 2023 this race generated just over $30,000 thanks to all the runners, donors, and sponsors and we hope to do better this year thanks to your generosity.



Trident RFID racing system, Payne's Corner Timing



FREE T-SHIRTS for the first 200 registrants! All participants can hydrate and replenish for free from an assortment of baked pastries, fruits, gatorade, and water!



Age Division: 1st and 2nd place for Male and Female  

  1. Ages 9-13
  2. Ages 14-19
  3. Ages 20-29
  4. Ages 30-39
  5. Ages 40-49
  6. Ages 50-59
  7. Ages 60-69
  8. Ages 70-79
  9. Ages 80+

Overall Race Winner: 1st place Male and 1st place Female



A two loop course that starts and ends in front of the Scottish Rite Building at 207 Deming Street.

Race course is a full gamut of ups and downs with moderate hills on a scenic route with plenty of water stations and volunteers.

Loop 1:

  1. Start on Deming in front of Scottish Rite Building.
  2. Turn left at southern entrance to Candlewyck
  3. Turn Right at Cambridge
  4. Right on Lexington - loop around grass island
  5. Right back on Cambridge
  6. Right on Culver
  7. Right Deming
  8. Right on Candlewyck to start Loop 2

Loop 2:

  1. Follow Candlewyck to right on Stage Coach
  2. Right onto Little Brook
  3. Right on Culver
  4. Right on Deming
  5. Left into Scottish Rite Parking Lot to FINISH 



Parking Is ONLY Available at LAY-Z-BOY Furniture Galleries 3050 Berlin Turnpike, Newington. Enter By Way of the Sphinx Shriners. (Follow Signs to Event, Parking is at your own risk)



Indoor Men's and Woman's restrooms with air conditioning 

Race Contact Info

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5K Road Race to treat Children's Dyslexia

Learn more about our 5K Road Race that fundraises for the Children's Dyslexia Centers of Connecticut

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