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New Years Day – January 1, 2017
Knights of Columbus Hall, Guilford, CT
The 32nd annual Frosty 5K New Year’s Day race, 2K wellness walk and 1/2-mile Kids Fun Run is a festive event that attracts over 1,000 runners and walkers of all ages.
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, 390 South Union St., Guilford CT 06437. Because New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday this year and there are church services on the Green, the event will start and finish at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Featuring: 5K, 2K Health Walk & Kids Fun Run (under 10)
Kids Fun Run: The popular 1/2-mile Kids Fun Run starts at 10:30. Kids receive t-shirts, running bibs and finisher ribbons.
Tech Tees: First 900 5K entrants receive tech tees! All remaining entrants and children receive cotton shirts.
Course: The flat certified 5K course travels past the Guilford Fairgrounds, historic Whitfield House and the Guilford Harbor.
Post-Race Celebration! After the race unwind and enjoy a post-race brunch & awards ceremony.
Early Packet Pick-up:
soundRUNNER, 1088 Main St., Branford, CT
December 30th 10am-6pm
December 31st 10am-5pm
9:30 am: Race day registration & packet pick-up
10:30 am: Kids Fun Run
11:00 am: 5K & 2K Health Walk Start
11:15 am: Post-Race Celebration
12:00 pm: Awards Ceremony
Awards Top three men & women finishers in each of the following divisions receive awards: 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80+.
Parking: Parking is available at the Knights of Columbus Hall (390 South Union St.), Calvin Leete School (280 S Union St) and the Guilford Fairgrounds (Lovers Lane).
Benefiting: Proceeds from the Frosty 5K go to Warm the Children, a non-profit program to provide new, warm winter clothing for needy shoreline children, the Guilford Food Bank, and the Rotary Club’s Memorial Educational Fund providing scholarships and grants for people seeking educational aid.
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
BISHOP’S ORCHARDS, DUNKIN’ DONUTS, EAST RIVER ENERGY, EDWARD JONES-MICHAEL GANCI, ENH RESTORATION, FRANK’S PACKAGE STORE, GUILFORD FINANCIAL GROUP, GUILFORD PEDIATRICS, GUILFORD SAVINGS BANK, HEEREN CHIROPRACTIC, LIFETIME CARE AT HOME, LOUIS FEDERICI, ESQ, PPP&C ATTORNEYS AT LAW, MUSIC BY JOHN SAVILLE ENTERTAINMENT, NATIONWIDE INSURANCE-STEPHENS AGENCY, PALUMBO’S AUTOMOTIVE, PHYSICAL THERAPY & SPORTS MEDICINE CENTERS, PLANET FITNESS, SAYBROOK BUICK GMC & SUNSET CREEK REALTY.
Sponsorship: Interested in partnering with the Frosty 5K? View our sponsorship brochure here or contact John Bysiewicz (203) 481-5933 for more information.