Waveny Cross Country Races
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Waveny Cross Country Races 2017

The Cross Country Races are held on Tuesday evenings beginning at 7:00 p.m. from early-June through August of each year. A series of short (5km maximum) races through the field and trails of Waveny Park. Awards are given through special rules to the top 3 overall men and women, first 18 & under, and 40 & over who have not previously won.  Shorter 1/2 to 1 mile) kids fun runs before non-special races award medals to all finishers. 

Post entry only beginning at 6:30 p.m. each race night- $3, $2 for students and kids.  Runners must park in the lower parking lots and stay clear of the West Parking lot. Due to safety and insurance issues, no headphones, dogs, or baby strollers will be permitted.  For further information contact the Recreation Department at 203-594-3600. 

2017 Race Date Schedule TBD

June   6            Standard Race & Kids Fun Run        

June  13           Standard Race & Kids Fun Run       

June  20           Standard Race           

June  27           Predicted Time (6 PM registration)                       

July  11            45th Annual Two-Person Six-Mile Relay (6 PM registration)

July  18           Age Graded 5K Race (6 PM registration)

July  25           Women’s Short Cut Race

August 1          Figure 8 Race

August  8         Handicap Time (slower runners get head start)

August 15       3 Person Ekiden Relay Race 

August 22       Run the new bridges!

August 30       Luminaria Loop (to benefit Jenny Crain Fund)($5 entry fee)       

*race schedule subject to change because of weather cancelation and supervisor decision.  Races will be postponed due to heavy rain, predicted thunderstorms, or high heat & humidity.  Check the main page of clubct.org for notice by 5:00 pm