The 8th Annual McKeen Law 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 8, 2015, at Riverfront Park in Glastonbury, Connecticut.
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.
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.
Note: Registration for the 2015 Race to Fill the Pantry 5K/2Mile Race is not available yet. Check back closer to the race date.
Registration and bib pick-up will be available on Friday, November 6, 2015 and Saturday, November 7, 2015.
(Exact time & location TBA)
Race-day registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Riverfront Park.
- Weekend pre-race and race day registration will be cash or check only. (Exact Cost TBA)
- Early registrants will receive a high-quality (and highly sought-after) tech t-shirt. Register early to ensure your tech t-shirt!
Registration fees are waived for two Achilles International (Connecticut chapter) athletes and for all guides. Please contact the chapter president for details.
This race is directed by an RRCA Certified Race Director.
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 male and female 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. In 2013 we were able to donate $1500 to the town Food Bank, right in time for Thanksgiving, plus a trailer full of food.
There will also be a small farmers market at the race, spotlighting some fresh food items from local farmers.
Results, photos & timing
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.