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8 Mile Road Race and 5K Run/Walk

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Road Race Runners
The New Milford 8-mile Road Race is the third oldest race of its kind in the state and one of the most challenging in the area. Runners test themselves during this hilly course through rural New Milford. Held in conjunction with Village Fair Days each summer, this thrilling community event adds to the excitement and energy of the weekend.

BOTH THE 8-MILE RACE AND THE 5K RACE WILL START AT 8:30 AM.  Race Day registration will be from 7:00-8:00 AM!  DON'T BE LATE!!


General Information
  • Walking and running for fitness are good for your heart, body and soul. Walking is the number one form of recreation in the country. Health care workers everywhere are advocating the preventativeand rehabilitative benefits of walking and running.
  • The emphasis of the Fair Days 5K is on fun, participation and healthy living.
  • Early registrants receive t-shirts.
  • Baby strollers and dogs on leash are welcome, but must begin at back of the pack.

Event Details
  • Race Day Registration is 7:00-8:00 AM.
  • There is absolutely no parking around the Green during the morning of the race and there is very little parking available in the Downtown area during the Fair, so please arrive early and have an alternate plan in case you cannot find parking.
  • Volunteers Needed: We need help with many components of this race. Water Stop volunteers, registration of runners, pre-packet set-up, split timers on the courseā€¦and many more. All volunteers receive a t-shirt. Please contact New Milford Parks and Recreation at 355-6050 if you can lend a hand with this very special event.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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