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Sat May



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WFA 14th Annual 'Run for the Water'

Beach run is 8K – fast and flat course loops around scenic Horseneck Beach State Reservation. Cash awards for top 3 male and female finishers. 5K Family Fun Walk/Run with prizes too! Team & other awards. Early registration and WFA member discounts.

No surprise fees - what you see is what you pay.
10:00 AM
Cash awards for top 3 male & female 8K runners. Age group & other category awards. Fun prizes for top 5K finishers.
10:00 AM
Cash awards for top 3 male & female 8K runners. Age group & other category awards. Fun prizes for top 5K finishers.
10:00 AM
Cash awards for top 3 male & female 8K finishers; Fun prizes for 5K and age group winners plus other categories
Please select a race.
This event has already taken place and registration ended on May 5, 2018 at 12:00 PM.

The Westport Fishermen’s Association is hosting their 14th Annual Run for the Water on May 5, 2018. The Beach Run is 8K this year, with cash awards for top male & female finishers. The 5K Family Fun Run/Walk returns with fun prizes too.  Awards for top teams in 8K and 5K.  Get a free t-shirt, a delicious post-race lunch and the satisfaction of supporting a great local cause! 


However you may register on race day from 8:30 to 9:45 am.  

Cash or check preferred. $30 adult, $18 child 14 & U

To speed onsite registration you can download an entry form at:

Run a beautiful, flat and fast 8K course that loops through Horseneck State Beach with ocean and river views, or walk/run a 5K course for fun with friends and family. Water stations along the way. Choose between the 8K and 5K option at registration.

All proceeds support our efforts to protect & preserve the Westport River and its fish habitat, as well as our scholarship and marine education programs. Visit our website for more information and current weather conditions. 

Prizes: Top three male and female 8K runners win cash awards and medals. Fun prizes for top Fun Run finishers, teams and various other participant categories. All runners will enjoy a delicious post-race feast, courtesy of The Back Eddy restaurant.

Race T-Shirts:  Guaranteed for all who register by April 26th. After this date, registrants can select from remaining stock at the race course, while supplies last. Any extra shirts still available at the conclusion of the races can be purchased for $8 each.

Race day entry fees:  $30 for adults and $18 for youth 14 and under.