Beginner Friendly Running Events in Connecticut

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East Farms Spring Ahead 5KFarmington, CT, USA

Farmingtons East Farms Elementary School PTO is proud to host this community wide event. Come inspire children and adults to develop and maintain healthy bodies and minds in the community, while having fun raising funds for the East Farms PTO. Challenge your family, grab a friend, but most of all encourage our youth to get up and get moving by participating in either the 5K, Fun Run or Fitness Walk.

$15
5k • Other
East Farms Spring Ahead 5K
APR6
Chris Corbett 5K and 2-Mile Fitness Walk587 Oronoke Rd, Waterbury, CT 06708, USA

The Chris Corbett 5K Race has been organized as a tribute to Chris' love of running and to carry on his support of Greater Waterbury Catholic schools and their students.

$25
5k • Other
Chris Corbett 5K and 2-Mile Fitness Walk
APR6
East Haddam Community Lions Club April Fools Road Race4 Falls Rd, Moodus, CT 06469, USA

The East Haddam Community Lions Club holds its Annual April Fools Road Race on the First Saturday of April each year.

$50 - $525
5k • Half Marathon
East Haddam Community Lions Club April Fools Road Race
APR6
Finally Spring 5k!Highland Park Elementary, 397 Porter St, Manchester, CT 06040, USA

The 2019 Finally Spring 5k! is the 11th anniversary of the event! One of the very first trail races of the year in the region, the FS5K! features a moderately challenging, but very scenic 5k and one-mile kids run. All pre-registered runners/walkers will receive a free pair of running socks!

$5 - $25
5k • Other
Finally Spring 5k!
APR7
Strong Family Farm Chicken RunVernon, CT 06066, USA

The Chicken Run is a multi-format event. 5K run - 2 mile walk - 1/4 mile children's race.

$20
5k
Strong Family Farm Chicken Run
APR7
John Jay Community Trail Race60 N Salem Rd, Cross River, NY 10518, USA

The John Jay Community 5k Trail Race (http://jjtrail.org) is a competitive community race on the new John Jay Community Cross Country Trail. The course starts on the lower fields of the John Jay Campus and quickly goes into the wooded trails adjacent to the middle school and high school. The trails are challenging and hilly in the woods.

$30
5k • Other
John Jay Community Trail Race
APR14
Eastern Dutchess Road Runners Club -Summer Warm Up Run Lakeside Park, 2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling, NY 12564, USA

This is a timed, but informal race with no awards or giveaways. It's a 5K loop starting at the Pawling Rec. Center, through the town of Pawling and back.

$10
5k • Other • 10k
Eastern Dutchess Road Runners Club -Summer Warm Up Run
APR14
Rotary Daffodil 5KHubbard Park, 999 W Main St, Meriden, CT 06451, USA

Proceeds go to all the great community causes and organizations the Meriden Rotary Club supports. This event is part of the Hubbard Park Charity Race Series.

Free - $25
5k • Other
Rotary Daffodil 5K
APR20
Bring On The Heat 5KBethlehem, CT, USA

The Third Annual Bring On The Heat 5K, presented by Bethlehem Park and Recreation , will take place on Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Bethlehem Village, CT. This 5K Run, 5K Walk, and Kids Fun Run will benefit the Bethlehem Fuel Bank.

$5 - $25
5k • Other
Bring On The Heat 5K
APR20
Freedom Runners 5KNew Haven, CT, USA

The event benefits Teen Challenge CT, a life-changing residential recovery program providing a faith-filled approach for helping those struggling with life-controlling problems transform their lives. The event is family-friendly and we encourage participants of all ages and skill levels.

$25
5k
Freedom Runners 5K
APR27
MahoneySabol 5KCromwell, CT, USA

#MahoneySabol5K Join runners and walkers at the MahoneySabol 5K at the Travelers Championship to race along the Cromwell roads that line the fairways and greens of TPC River Highlands. Race day offers both a 5K run and 1.5 Mile Fitness Walk. Bring the whole family and enjoy the Kids Run. When the race is done, keep the action going all participants get one ticket valid for any one-day admission to the 2019 Travelers Championship!

$35
5k
MahoneySabol 5K
APR27
Greens Farms Academy Dragon DashWestport, CT, USA

We invite you to lace up your sneakers for a family friendly 5k (3.1mi) run and walk from Greens Farm Academy. You'll be going through a great, scenic location with beautiful water views. The Dragon Dash features a gentle 5k course that winds along Long Island Sound. All ages and fitness abilities are welcome and encouraged.

$12 - $28
5k • Other
Greens Farms Academy Dragon Dash

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