An independent co-ed day school for grades Pre K-12

Dragon Dash

We invite you to lace up your sneakers for a morning of family fun. Run or walk in a great location with beautiful water views. The 5K begins and ends inside the Greens Farms Academy campus. There will be entertainment, food and prizes. Race proceeds benefit the financial aid program at Greens Farms Academy, providing assistance to students from 21 neighboring communities who would otherwise not be able to realize the benefits of a GFA education. All ages are welcome! See below for more details. Please note: same-day registration begins at 7:30 AM. 

Date: Sunday, April 30

Time:

  • 1/2-mile Family Fun Run: 8:30 AM
  • Timed 5K and walk: 9:00 AM (Race-day registration begins at 7:30 AM)

Location: Greens Farms Academy

Family Fun Run Details

  • 8:30 AM start

  • 1/2 mile noncompetitive run 

  • Cost: $10, includes cotton T-shirt

  • Parents able to run with children (if needed) at no cost

5K Details (Timed Run and Walk)

  • 9:00AM start

  • Computer timed and course accurately measured

  • Fast and scenic course

  • Pre-registration packet pick-up at SoundRUNNER in Fairfield (April 28: 4:00-7:00 PM; April 29: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM)

  • Race day pick-up and late registration starts at 7:30 AM on the GFA campus

  • Water station on the course

  • DRI-FIT adult tech shirt given to all entrants (sizes are guaranteed until April 10)

  • Course map

Registration Information

  • 5K: $25 for ages 18 and over; only $18 for ages 17 and under

  • Advance registration closes on April 26 at 8:00PM

  • Race day: $30/$20 Registration and pre-registration pickup opens at 7:30AM

  • Kids Fun Run is $10 and untimed

  • To register, click here.

Awards

  • Male and female champions

  • Top three male and female finishers in: 9/under; 10-12; 13-18; 19-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60+

Sponsor/Partner Opportunities

If you or your company would like to partner with us, please contact Lis Reed at Lisreed@bhhsne.com

Donation Goal

We would like to raise $2,000, which goes benefit the financial aid program at Greens Farms Academy, providing assistance to students from 21 neighboring communities who would otherwise not be able to realize the benefits of a GFA education. If you would like to make an additional donation to the Greens Farms Academy financial aid program, you may do so at this time. 

Race Director

Marty Schaivone, with 26 years of experience, will coordinate the race. Contact Marty at msrunningproductions@yahoo.com and see the 2017 schedule at M.S. Running Productions

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