Frosty 5K

Fri January 1, 2021 Guilford, CT US 06437 Directions


$30 11:00AM EST Registration Opens September 1, 2020 at 12:05pm EDT

2M Walk

$30 11:00AM EST Registration Opens August 1, 2020 at 12:05pm EDT
Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
32 Church St
Guilford, CT US 06437

If getting (or staying) in shape is one of your New Year's resolutions, don't miss the 36th annual Frosty 5K New Year's Day race hosted by the Guilford Rotary Club. The event includes a certified 5K run, 2-mile health walk, and a Kids Fun Run, which all begin on the historic Guilford Green. The course will take you past many iconic sights in this celebrated coastal New England town - the green, marina, and fairgrounds.

A post-race celebration at the Community Center, with food and beverages, music, and an awards ceremony, rounds out an event that is ranked among the highest state-wide in participant reviews.

Race Schedule:

  • Wednesday December 30, 2020 @ soundRUNNER, Branford 10am-5pm Early packet pickup and registration
  • Thursday December 31, 2019 @ soundRUNNER, Branford 11am-4pm Early packet pickup and registration
  • ADDED BONUS: Registered runners & walkers receive 20% off purchases at soundRUNNER during packet pickup!
  • Friday, January 1, 2020 @ Nathanael B. Greene Community Center
    • 09:30am Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup
    • 10:30am Kids Fun Run Start
    • 11:00am 5K Run & 2M Walk Start
    • 11:45am Post-race Celebration
    • 12:00pm Awards Ceremony

Entry Fees:

  • 5K & 2M Walk - $30 online (ends December 29 at 8pm EST), then $35 at soundRUNNER December 30-31 and Race day registration at Community Center
  • Family Group Registration (Up to 4 people) - $75 online (ends December 29 at 8pm EST), then $90 at soundRUNNER December 30-31 and Race day registration at Community Center
  • Kids Fun Run - Register on Race day (suggested donation to Guilford Food Bank: small bag of canned goods or $10)

Tech Shirts:

  • Long-sleeve tech shirts will be distributed while supplies last on a first-come, first-served basis at packet pickup (at soundRUNNER) and at race day registration.


  • 1st male & female winners receive soundRunner gift cards; 1st male & female winners from Guilford receive Planet Fitness gift cards.
  • Top 3 male & female finishers in each age group receive medals, 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
  • Fun Runners will each receive finisher ribbons Frosty 5K cotton long-sleeve shirts

Post-Race Party:

  • After the race unwind and enjoy a runner's brunch, music and awards at the Community Center!



Your participation at the Frosty 5K benefits local community programs. You can DONATE to help these and other community based programs:


Warm The Children is a non-profit organization providing new winter clothing for needy children on the shoreline. With community support, Rotary volunteers take families in need shopping for coats, boots, gloves and other apparel.


The Guilford Rotary Club Memorial Educational Fund, Inc. provides scholarships and grants to people seeking educational financial aid for job training, community colleges and under graduate and graduate studies at colleges and universities.

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