XC Races at Waveny- ages 8+


Waveny Cross Country Races 2021

The New Canaan Recreation Department 2021 Waveny Summer Cross Country Race series schedule has been announced for this summer at Waveny Park.  The Cross Country Races are held on Tuesday evenings beginning at 7:00 p.m. June 1 through August 17. 

ADULTS- A series of short 5K races for adults through the fields and trails of Waveny Park will start on the west lawn of the castle.  Prize T-shirts will be awarded in general to the top 3 overall men and women, first 18 & under, and 40 & over who have not previously won.  Specialty races including Predicted Time; Age Graded 5K; and Handicap Time race will have special award catagories.

YOUTH- Additional youth ages 8-13 “Kids Fun Run” dates are included and cover a course of .5-1 mile with medals to all finishers. 

Weather conditions will cause race postponement.  In case of heavy rain, thunderstorms or high heat and humidity, races will be postponed to Thursday.  Check the main page of clubct.org by 5pm for notice.  Due to safety and insurance issues, no headphones, dogs or baby strollers will be permitted. 

REGISTRATION- begins 6:30 pm in the west parking lot of Waveny House.  Race participants are restricted from parking in the west lot and must use the lower lots.  First-time participants must fill out the waiver/emergency contact form at the registration area before entering a race. Adults $4.00; Students & kids $3.00 per person.  For further information contact the Recreation Department at 594-3600.

2021 Race Date Schedule

June   1           Standard Race & Kids Fun Run        
June  8            Standard Race & Kids Fun Run       
June  15          Standard Race & Kids Fun Run        
June  22          Predicted Time (6 PM registration) & Kids Fun Run                      
June  29          47th Annual Two-Person Six-Mile Relay (6 PM registration)
July  6              Age Graded 4K Race (6 PM registration)
July  13           Women’s Short Cut Race & Kids Fun Run
July  20           Figure 8 Race & Kids Fun Run
July  27           Handicap Time (slower runners get head start)
August 3          Standard Race & Kids Fun Run
August 10        3 Person Ekiden Relay Race
August 17        Luminaria Loop (to benefit Jenny Crain Fund)($5 entry fee)