Fathers Day Races – CT – 2015

Fathers Day races in Connecticut for you

15th Annual Troop 431 Fathers Day Family Fun Run

This event takes place at the Ridgefield High School with registration opening at 7AM. The Fun Run is at 8AM and the 5K starts at 8:30 am.

The 1 Mile Fun Run is $10, 5K is $25. You can do both races for $30.00. Family and Team registration packages are also available. Registration Details.

1st place trophies to overall M/F and age group categories.

Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 431 of Ridgefield, CT.

Firecracker 5K/10K

The InterCommunity Firecracker 10K/5K, hosted by the Glastonbury River Runners, will take place at 8 a.m. on Sunday, at Great River Park in East Hartford.

Both races will take place on the grounds of the RiverFront Recapture-Great River Park.The 5K will traverse a paved course, and the 10K will include pavement and trail terrain as well as some stairs.

For each race, awards will be given to the first overall male and female finishers and top three male and female finishers in 8 age groups.

On-Line registration through June 16th. Race Day registration, $25. GRR shirts to first 150 runners.

Hewitt Run For a Cause 5K

The Hewitt Run for a Cause will host its 3rd Annual 5K road race, 1K walk and 400M Kids Fun Run on Father’s Day in the scenic Hubbard Park in Meriden, CT. Post-race festivities will begin along Mirror Lake Drive in Hubbard Park at 9:30 a.m. with music, refreshments and prize drawings. Awards will be offered to top three male/female runners in each category.

5K and 1K start time is 9 am, Kids Fun Run starts at 8:45 am.

Registration for the 5K and 1K is $25.00, $20 for students. Kids Fun Run is $5.00. Get a FREE Kids Fun Run entry with each full priced Adult registration.

Fathers Day 5k race






5K race time is 10:15AM at Branford Green in Branford, CT. 2 mile Health Walk at 10:10 and Fun Run at 9:30. The 5-Miler and 1-Miler are both USATF certified and timed

Raise $200 or more for one of three organizations and receive FREE registration for your race. 5-Miler is $32, 2-Miler walk $19 and 1-Miler Kids Fun Run $14.00.

Over 1,900 people ran the 5-Mile and 500+ ran the 1-Mile Kids Fun Run in 2014.

Rowayton Fun Run

These 4.4 and 2.2 mile races are USATF Certified. Registration for 15 years and older is $14.50 for either race and $8.00 for kids under 15 for both races.

The races start at the Rowayton Community Center on Highland Ave in Norwalk. Both races start at 9:30 am.

On Saturday June 20th, the Hartford Marathon Foundation is producing the Corey’s Catsup & Mustard 5K at Corey’s Catsup & Mustard restaurant in Manchester.

Though not a fathers day race I wanted to include it. They are raising funds for the Michael J. Fox Foundation to help find a cure for Parkinson disease.

Adult 5K registration is $30. Full registration pricing is here.

Enjoy your Father’s Day with a great run in Connecticut, and don’t forget to bring the kids!


Author: OmniRunner

9X Boston Marathon finisher, 17X marathons total. Sharing my love for running and the fun adventures and lessons that come with it. Helping non-profits increase fundraising and new runners celebrate their First 5K.

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