Newtown Road Race Set For August 31

The Annual Newtown Road Race 5K and Kids Run, presented by Nike, will take place at Dickinson Park at 9 am on Saturday, August 31. 

Benefiting Newtown Youth and Family Services, this race draws 500-600 runners plus another 200 children in the fun run and race organizers are expecting a larger than usual turnout this year. The gently rolling course begins and ends at Dickinson Park and incorporates both paved and dirt roads. T-shirts will be provided to the first 1,000 registered runners in the 5K and the first 250 children in the Kids Run. This is a volunteer effort and all proceeds will be used by  Newtown Youth and Family Services to underwrite counseling and youth programming efforts.

If you would like to run or walk, register online at www.newtownroadrace.com. If you would like to volunteer on race day, contact NYFS Community Coordinator, Kaitlyn Johnson. For general race questions, contact Race Director, Steve Meeker at newtownroadrace@yahoo.com.

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