HEBRON – The annual 5K Hebron Road Race is slated for later this month and runners can begin registering to participate now.
The race starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 18, with check-in starting at 7:45 a.m. at RHAM High School
Registration costs $18 for those who register before Friday, April 10, and $23 after that date.
Billed as the “serious road race with a sense of fun,” this is the 18th year the Hebron Parks and Recreation Commission has sponsored this event.
The race starts on Wall Street, continues briefly down Main Street, then to Church Street, Kinney Road and Millstream Road, before circling back to Main Street and returning to Wall Street.
The finish line is at RHAM Middle/High School. The race is held rain or shine and is open to all ages and abilities.
There are seven categories for both men and women: youth for those aged 12 and under; junior for those 13-17; open for those 18-29; submaster for those aged of 30-39; master for those between the ages of 40 and 49; grandmaster for those between the ages of 50 and 59; and supermaster for those 60 and over.
Prizes will be given to the first, second and third winners of each division and to the first Hebron male resident and first Hebron female residents to finish.
An awards ceremony will be held at the end of the race. The first 125 entrants will receive an official road race T-shirt.
Registration forms can be dropped off or mailed to the parks and recreation department at the Hebron Town Office Building, located at 15 Gilead St., before April 10.
No mailed applications will be accepted after April 10 as only hand-deliveries will be accepted after that date.
Registration forms are available at the Hebron Parks and Recreation office or online at the Town of Hebron’s web site at www.hebronct.com.
For more information, visit the Hebron Parks and Recreation Department’s page on the web site or call the office at 228-5971, ext. 129.