Weston Readies For 21st Annual Memorial Day Road Race

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The 21st annual Weston Memorial Day 5K Road Race and Walk is coming on May 24.
The 21st annual Weston Memorial Day 5K Road Race and Walk is coming on May 24. Photo Credit: File Photo, Tom Renner

WESTON, Conn. -- The 21st annual Weston Memorial Day 5K Road Race and Walk is open for registration. 

The annual event is set to kick-off at 8:30 a.m. May 24 at Weston High School at 115 School Road in Weston. The Weston Memorial Day 5K Road Race and Walk features disposable ChronoTrack Bib-Tag Timing for the most accurate results.

The event "is a fast, rolling, scenic loop through residential and historic sections of bucolic Weston," officials said. Free race T-shirts will go to the first 500 registrants.

The Race Committee also offers the 8 a.m. Kids Fun Run for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. The Kids Fun Run includes three different events at the Weston High School Varsity Track, a 100-meter sprint, 400-meter run and 1,600-meter run. 

"The race is Weston High School's largest fundraiser, with funds going to current and future school enhancements and educational initiatives," a press release said. 

The cost for running/walking in the 5K is $25 through online registration until 4 p.m. May 23. Mail-in registration is available through May 16 at $25. All in-person registration is $35. Kids Fun Run registration is $10.

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