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CT Trial Firm LLC Race to Fill the Pantry 5K

The 10th annual CT Trial Firm Race to Fill the Pantry, a 5K/2-mile road race and 1/4-mile children’s race hosted by the Glastonbury River Runners, will take place on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 9:00AM, at Riverfront Park (200 Welles st, Glastonbury, CT 06033).

Come join us to run 3.1 or 2 miles on a flat, fast course.

Race proceeds will benefit the Glastonbury Social Services Food Bank and the GEHMS middle school Green leaf program.

Course information

Choose from a 5K route and 2-mile route that will start at 9 a.m. from Riverfront Park and follow a circular route through the neighborhood. See the course map below or download the map.

We will also host a free kids 1/4-mile fun run at 8:30 a.m.

Race to Fill the Pantry 5K elevation chart


Follow this link to register online in advance.

Or download this form to register by mail. Must be postmarked by October 22, 2017.

Race-day registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at Riverfront Park.

  • Weekend pre-race and race day registration will be cash or check only.
  • Early registrants will receive a high-quality (and highly sought-after) tech t-shirt. Register early to ensure your tech t-shirt!Unknown

This race is directed by an RRCA Certified Race Director.

Early Bib Pickup

Friday, November 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, November 4, from 10 a.m. to noon at SoundRunner, 63 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury.

Prizes & Awards

Awards will be presented following both the 5K and 2 mile races.

  • For the 5K, awards will be presented to the top male and female overall finishers and to the top three male and female finishers in the following age groups: 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30,39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.
  • For the 2-mile race, awards will be given to the top 3 overall finishers – no age groups.

There will also be delicious, healthy post-race food for all participants.


Food Bank donation

Race Proceeds will benefit the Glastonbury Social Services Food Pantry. Participants also are asked to donate a non-perishable food item, such as canned vegetables or soup, boxed stuffing etc. Here is a list of suggested food donation items.

Results, photos & timing

Electronic chip timing is by Timing Plus New England of Newington, CT.
See 2013 results here.
See 2014 results here.

Photos will be up on the Glastonbury River Runners Flickr site and free to download.
See 2013 photos here.
See 2014 photos here.


Directions to Riverfront Park, 100 Welles St, Glastonbury, CT 06033.

From Route 2: Exit 8, west on Hebron Avenue to three-way stop, right onto Main Street, first left onto Wells Street. Park is 1/4 mile on the left.

From I-91: Exit 25 east onto Route 3, cross the Putnam Bridge, first exit (Main Street, Glastonbury), left onto Glastonbury Blvd, right onto Main Street, right onto Wells Street. Park is 1/4 mile on the left.

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