Branford Rotary & YMCA 5K

5K | Kids Fun Run

Benefiting the Soundview Family YMCA & Branford Rotary

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Tech Tees

Tech tees to the first 850 entrants! All remaining entrants and kids receive cotton tees.

5K Course

The flat 5K begins and finishes at Walsh Intermediate School. The course is flat & fast traveling through Branford’s scenic Route 146 and Pine Orchard Golf Course.

Enjoy the Party!

The event features pre- and post-race party! Before you begin your Thanksgiving Day meal, enjoy kids activities, music, and warm down with cider, chowder and more.

Sponsorship Opportunities

With your help, we can raise thousands of dollars for the Soundview Family YMCA and Branford Rotary Club. To learn more about becoming a sponsor, click here or contact John Bysiewicz at (203) 481-5933 or

November 28, 2019 Thanksgiving

Walsh Intermediate School

185 Damascus Road

Branford, CT 06405


7:30am: Registration & Packet Pick-Up Open

8:00am: Kids Activities Begin

9:00am: Kids Fun Run Start

9:10am: 5K Start

9:40am: Post-Race Party Begins!

10:10am: Awards ceremony

Early Packet Pick-Up

Location: TBD

Tuesday, November 26: 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, November 27: 10:00am - 5:30pm


Due to construction, limited parking available at Walsh Intermediate School. We ask local residents to park on Meadow Wood Road and Sunset Hill Drive and use the paved walkway that connects Meadow Wood Road to Walsh Intermediate School. The walkway is next to 1 Meadow Wood Road.


  • First male & female finishers.

  • Top 3 male & female finishers in each age category:

    • 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 & 80+.

  • All Kids Fun Runners receive finisher ribbons.

Past Results

Kids Fun Run: