The 7th Annual McKeen Law Firm Race to Fill the Pantry, a 5K course/ 2-mile course/ 1/4-mile children’s race hosted by the Glastonbury River Runners, will take place on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at Riverfront Park in Glastonbury, Connecticut.
Choose from a 5K route and two mile route that will start at 9:00 AM from Riverfront Park and follow a circular route through the neighborhood. See the course map below or check it out on USA Track & Field.
Registration closes Saturday November 8th. Packet pickup and registration in person is at McKeen Law Firm at 2837 Main Street, Glastonbury on Friday from 4-6pm and at Bicycles East at 331 New London Turnpike on Saturday from 10-12.
Race-day registration and packet pickup begins at 7:30 AM.
Registration fees are waived for all Achilles International (Connecticut chapter) guides. Please contact the chapter president to arrange.
Prizes & T-shirts
Awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers in the following age groups: 8 and under, 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30,39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+. The first 150 registered participants get a free t-shirt.
Beginner training program
Inspired to start running? The Glastonbury River Runners FREE beginner running training program will start in early September. The nine-week program will culminate in the Race to Fill the Pantry 5K race. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food Bank donation
$5 from every registration fee will be donated to the Glastonbury Food Bank. Participants are also asked to donate a non-perishable food item, such as canned vegetables or soup, boxed stuffing etc. In 2012 we were able to donate $1900 to the town Food Bank, right in time for Thanksgiving. $1500 of this came from race registrations; $400 was donated by Whole Foods.
Results, photos & timing
Electronic chip timing is by The Last Mile. See 2012 results here. See 2011 results here. Photos will be up on the Glastonbury River Runners Flickr site and free to download. See 2011 photos here or check out the slideshow below.
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.