XC Races at Waveny- ages 8+


Waveny Cross Country Races 2019

The New Canaan Recreation Department 2019 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 4 through August 20. 

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 $3.00; Students & kids $2.00 per person.  For further information contact the Recreation Department at 594-3600.

2019 Race Date Schedule

June   4            Standard Race & Kids Fun Run        

June  11           Standard Race & Kids Fun Run       

June  18           Standard Race & Kids Fun Run        

June  25           Predicted Time (6 PM registration) & Kids Fun Run                      

July  9            47th Annual Two-Person Six-Mile Relay (6 PM registration)

July  16           Age Graded 5K Race (6 PM registration)

July  23           Women’s Short Cut Race & Kids Fun Run

July  30           Figure 8 Race & Kids Fun Run

August  6         Handicap Time (slower runners get head start)

August 13       3 Person Ekiden Relay Race

August 20        Luminaria Loop (to benefit Jenny Crain Fund)($5 entry fee)