Simsbury River Run: A Race for a Good Cause

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The Simsbury-Granby Rotary Club invites you to join the Simsbury River Run on Saturday, September 23, 2023. The River Run is the oldest road race in Simsbury and offers a variety of distances for runners of all ages and abilities. You can choose from a 10k, a 5k, or a children’s one mile run along the scenic Farmington River.

The River Run is not only a fun and healthy event, but also a way to support worthy projects in the community. All proceeds from the race will assist the Rotary Club in its charitable endeavors, such as:

·  Rotary Park playground renovation

·  Healing Meals

·  Food Share

·  Volunteer ambulance association

·  Visiting Nurses association

·  Educational scholarships for students from Simsbury and Granby

Registration online at The 5k fee is $35 and the 10k is $40…the Children’s 1 mile race is free. You can also register on race day for an additional $5. The first 450 registrants will receive a dryblend moisture wicking T-shirt.

The race will start and finish at Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center, 22 Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury, CT. The 10k race will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by the 5k race at 8:45 a.m., and the children’s one mile run at 10:00 a.m. The top three finishers in each age group and gender category will be awarded custom pint glasses.

This event would not be possible without the continued support from area sponsors including Mitchell Auto Group, McLean Retirement Community, RE/MAX Realtors, Horizon Technology Finance, Garrity Asphalt Reclaiming, & Capture Visual Marketing

Post race food & drinks provided by Harvest Cafe & Bakery, Jersey Mikes, & Redstone Pub.

For further information, please contact race director Charlie Kaylor at 860-392-9280 visit

Don’t miss this opportunity to run/walk for a good cause and enjoy the beauty of Simsbury. We hope to see you at the Simsbury River Run!