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Get Smart for Wilton 5K (to Benefit Wilton Education Foundation)

May 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

$25 – $30

Come run for a great cause! The Get Smart for Wilton 5K presented by community partners in support of the Wilton Education Foundation is scheduled for Sunday, May 24 at 9 a.m..

This family-friendly charity event is a chip-timed race on a USATF certified course and attracts runners of all levels, from elite racers to beginners, raising visibility and funds to support the Wilton Public Schools.

A fun, active way to kick off the spring holiday weekend, the event draws everyone from strollers to casual joggers, serious runners to marathoners, all excited be a part of this superb community-wide event. The energy at the race is palpable, as families, neighbors and classmates cheer one another on, enjoying the shared camaraderie.

The fundraiser’s 5K route starts and ends at the Wilton High School track, featuring Cider Mill and WHS prominently along the course. About 300 runners participate each year, making for a high-spirited and celebratory atmosphere. High school athletes join elite local runners, teachers, seniors, and moms and dads running with their kids and sometimes pushing jogging strollers, for the run.

Cash prizes are given to the top three male and female runners, and awards go to the top three runners in each division. Pre-registered participants receive a T-shirt. Runners of all ability levels are always welcome and proceeds from the race support enrichment opportunities for Wilton public school students.

The fee to run is as follows:

Pre-registration online
$25 – ages 13 and younger
$27 – adults

Race day registration:
$25 – ages 13 and younger
$30 – adults

COURSE:
The race runs through the Wilton school area and cross country trails.

OPEN TO:
All–runners + walkers of every age welcome!

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Is this event
Not For Profit

Venue

Wilton High School Track
Veterans Memorial Stadium
Wilton, CT 06897 United States
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