Girls Just Wanna Run



gjwr_logo2014 copy 2The Girls Just Wanna Run 5k Race is a fundraising charity event focusing on health and wellness in girls and women. Walkers, joggers, runners, girls and women of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate!

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Course Information

This is a USATF Certified Race Course (code CT12014JHP). The start/finish line is located close to the back entrance of the Litchfield Athletic Club on Old CT Route 25 (the back access road behind the Club). Runners & walkers will start down North Shore Road, along beautiful Bantam Lake. The course runs to the end of North Shore Road, turning around and continuing back along North Shore Road; turning left back onto Old CT Route 25 to the finish line. Parking is at the Bantam River Corporate Park, located next to the Litchfield Athletic Club on Route 202 in Litchfield. ** No roller blades/skates, or dogs.**

Training Program

Race Registration Information:

Early Registration Date: April 21, 2014
Early Registration Fee: $20
Standard Registration Fee: After April 21st, Registration is $25
Girls 12 & Under: $15
Registration will close at Midnight on May 1, 2014.

Free TEK TEES are offered to those registered by March 21, 2014!!

Glam It Up for more fun!! Prizes awarded to the most Glamorous Runners!

Sponsorship Opportunities

This year’s event offers numerous opportunities for an individual or an organization to take an active part in supporting the Junior Women’s Club of Litchfield Hills and the annual Girls Just Wanna Run 5k Race. Several sponsorship levels are available. To become a sponsor–or to learn more–please click here.

Directions

West of Litchfield:
  1. Follow Route 202 East into Bantam/Litchfield.
  2. Immediately before seeing the Bantam River Corporate Park and the Litchfield Athletic Club, turn right onto High Bridge Road.
  3. Take first left onto back access road (Old CT Route 25).
  4. Park in the back parking lot for Bantam River Corporate Park.
North, South and East of Litchfield:
  1. Follow routes to find yourself in the center of Litchfield.
  2. Follow Route 202 West.
  3. See directions below; “From Litchfield Center”.
From Litchfield Center:
  1. Follow Route 202 West toward Bantam.
  2. After passing the Litchfield Athletic Club and the Bantam River Corporate Park on the left, take first left onto High Bridge Road.
  3. Take first left onto back access road (Old CT Route 25).
  4. Park in the back parking lot for Bantam River Corporate Park.

Parking:

Please use the parking lot located behind the Bantam River Corporate Park, located next to the Litchfield Athletic Club on Route 202 in Litchfield.2012 starting line dash

Click here to hear our Girls Just Wanna Run 5K advertisement made by WZBG 97.3 FM with a slideshow of our course in the background of GJWR Slideshow 2013