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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.

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! 


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.
WFA members receive a $5 discount on the registration fee. Members may request a discount coupon code by emailing


Early registration discount of $5:  Until March 31st, pay only $20.  

From April 1st to May 3rd the fee is $25. Kids 14 & under are $15. 

Race day entry fees are increased by 20%. To speed onsite registration you can download an entry form:

Referral promotion Use the Sharelink you receive when you sign up to invite friends and family to register by May 3rd for either the 8K Race or the 5K Family Fun Run and earn rewards. One referral gets you a free WFA glass. Get three or more friends to sign up and your registration fee will be refunded; five or more referrals and you also get free WFA membership for 2018! 

Team Registration:  If you are the first person to register for a team, please select the 'Team Captain' button and then register your team name while registering yourself. You will then enter your team's name for others to join. If someone else has already registered your team, choose the Individual or Team member option.  You will then be asked to select 'no team' or your team name. If you don't see your team's name, you can back out and start over as 'Team Captain.' Any questions or if you are already registered and want to be added to a team, please feel free to email us: