Simsbury River Run – 5k Race – New Date OCT 3 and start 10:00!

The 5k race is a USATF certified course that features a flat, scenic loop along the Farmington River.  Mile markers and water will be provided on the course.

Registration Options

  • Online – Available until October 1.
  • Mail-in – Form and payment must be received by October 1.
  • Race day – Opens at 7:30am tent at Simsbury Meadows

Early Packet Pickup – Avoid the lines on race day!!

Early packet pick up Friday October 2nd from 3:00-7:00pm at the Simsbury Meadows located on Iron Horse Blvd.


The race will begin promptly at 10:00 AM.


Gun time with electronic RFID chips on race bibs for finish time. All runners will receive their time and place. Final times will be posted on  Elite runners should line up at the front of the pack for most accurate timing results.


Trophies will be awarded to the overall winners of the 5k and 10k races, as well as for the fastest runner in each division.  All prizes and trophies will be awarded immediately after the race and finishers must be present to win.


  • Youth (14 and under)
  • Junior (15-19)
  • Open (20-29)
  • Sub-Master (30-39)
  • Master (40-49)
  • Grand-Master (50-59)
  • Veteran (60-69)
  • Hero (70 & over).

Entry Fees 

Youth (Under 18)

  • $15 (Prior to September 15)
  • $20 (September 16 to October 1)
  • $25 (Race day registration)


  • $25 (Prior to September 15)
  • $30 (September 16 to October 1)
  • $35 (Race day registration)


Parking lots are available along the west side of Iron Horse Boulevard between Drake Hill Road and Phelps Lane. Runners should not park in the lot east of Iron Horse Boulevard next to Simsbury Meadows and the Rotary Park Playground.


A free cotton t-shirt is included with your 5k or 10k registration.  Subject to availability.

All runners can upgrade to a premium, moisture-wicking shirt for an additional $20.  Orders must be received by September 15, 2020 to ensure availability.

Strollers and Pushers

Strollers and pushers are welcome.  Please line up toward the rear of the pack.