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Old Saybrook Goodwin Gallop 5K Presented by Whelen Engineering
The Kathleen E. Goodwin School Parent Teacher Association is hosting a 5K family fun run to help raise funds for updating play areas at the school while promoting health and fitness throughout the elementary school community.
Donation: Any Amount Accepted
The race will start and end at Goodwin Elementary School and feature a fast and flat course through the Old Saybrook shoreline. Prizes will be given to male and female overall and age group winners.
T-shirts available for the first 50 registrants, don't wait.
Kids fun run will start at 8:30. Course will be two laps around the bus drop off area totaling about 1/4 mile.
5K will start at 9:00. Link to MapMyRun and course description below.
Please arrive early to check-in and get your bib on race day. There will be limited parking at the school and Acton Library. If that is full, there is plenty of on-street parking nearby on Main St.
Please check out our generous sponsors below.
Contact us for additional Sponsorship Opportunities.
5K Course Description
Start/Finish at the stop sign between the school and the library parking lot
Go straight up the drive to the exit onto Old Boston Post Rd
Turn left onto Old Boston Post Rd. Keep left or stay on the sidewalk (This is against traffic, but the road will be closed for the start of the race)
If you're not already on the sidewalk, get onto it by the time you cross Trask Rd
Continue across Great Hammock through the crosswalk
Cross the Oyster River using the sidewalk on the bridge.
Turn left onto Old Post Rd
Turn left onto Old Sea Ln
Continue on Old Sea Ln until you reach the "Y" intersection with Attawanhood Trail
The Water stop is at this intersection
Make a very hard right, almost a U-turn onto Attawanhood Trail
Continue straight/slight right bend onto Nehantic Trail
Turn right back onto Old Post Rd
At Rt 1, cross the street onto the sidewalk to cross back over the Oyster River
The sidewalk will take you back onto Old Boston Post Rd
Stay right or stay on the sidewalk until you get back to the school parking lot entrance past the sign
Turn right back into the parking lot
Continue straight to the finish line
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