Killingworth 5K Pumpkin Run/Walk

Sunday, Oct 25, 2020 at 8:00am

Haddam Killingworth High School
95 Little City Road
Higganum, CT 06441

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The 27th annual Youth & Family Services of Haddam-Killingworth Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run.  The event benefits the Youth and Family Services of Haddam-Killingworth (YFSHK).  We are looking forward to moving our event to Haddam-Killingworth High School.  The new location gives us much flatter race courses and a more room to hold a safe event during COVID-19.

With the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 event has a major focus on participant safety. The 5K features two separate start times at 8:00am and 9:45am both with rolling starts,  to ensure social distancing. The Kids Fun Run begins at 11:30am, also with a rolling start. During online registration, participants must choose either the 8:00am or 9:45am start time and MUST stick to this chosen start time on race day.

Schedule:

8:00am: 5K Race 1 (limited to 250)
Rolling start beginning at 8:00am Fastest runners first. Please arrive no earlier than 45 minutes prior to your chosen start time.

9:45am: 5K Race 2 (limited to 250)
Rolling start beginning at 9:45am Fastest runners first. Please arrive no earlier than 45 minutes prior to your chosen start time.

11:30am: Kids Fun Run

Course Info:

The 5K course will begin and finish at Haddam-Killingworth High School. The course will run through scenic Higganum, CT

The Kids Fun Run will be run on the track at the High School.

Post-Race Party

Due to COVID-19, there will be no post-race festivities after the event this year.  Participants will be offered pre-packaged food after the event. All food will be pre-wrapped and all volunteers handling any food will be required to wear gloves and a face mask. Participants will be required to wear their face masks while in line to grab their “to-go” food bags.

Virtual Race Option

Unable to join us in person? Run with us virtually at the time and place of your choosing! Bibs and t-shirts will be mailed to you. Email your time to jody@jbsports.com to be added to the virtual results.

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