Run wild for Woodcock on Sunday, October 3 – 90% trails, 100% outdoor fun!
Woodcock Nature Center welcomes runners, hikers and walkers of all ages at its annual Where the Wild Things Run 5K and Kids Fun Run.You can even become a fundraiser and promote your run to friends and family to increase your impact.
For several decades, this event has highlighted Woodcock’s nearly 5 miles of publicly accessible trails and raised money for the center’s educational programs. All proceeds support the nature center!
The popular 5K is 90% trail with a mix of groomed trails, rugged trails and narrow bridges/boardwalks. The terrain of the 5k highlights the diversity and beauty of the Woodcock property. A shorter 1K Kids Fun Run geared towards ages 6 and up is appropriate for walkers and runners of all ages.
Order of Events:
8:15 am – Kids Fun Run warm-up!
8:30 am – Kids Fun Run kick-off (15-20 min race)
9:00 am – 5K Kick-off (kids invited to cheer on the runners)
9:05 am – Kids crafts, activities and some music in and around the pavilion (playground will be open too!)
9:15 am – Woodcock Annual Turtle Race! Gather around to see which of the Woodcock turtles will win this year!
10:00 am (aprox. ) – 5K awards plus family fun in and around our pavilion continues through the completion of the 5K.
1st Prize: $100 gift card to Outdoors Sports Center in Wilton
2nd Prize: $25 gift card from Ridgefield Running Company in Ridgefield
3rd Prize: Swag bag of outdoor-themed goodies.
Fun Run racer giveaways include:
-$20 gift card to Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shop in Ridgefield.
*Only participants registered by September 15 are guaranteed a race t-shirt.*
Additional t-shirts and swag available for purchase at check-out and on race day.
Learn more and register here.
Visit Woodcock Nature Center online here.
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