Run to the River 5K Run/Walk & 1M Fun Run

Join us on 09/17/2024

(race date estimated)

Run to the River 5K Run/Walk & 1M Fun Run Race Description

Deep River Parks & Recreation Department is proud to host The 30th Year of Run To The River 5K Road Race and 1M Kids Fun Run as part of the Deep River Family Day celebrations.

The 5K race route is USATF certified and begins at Devitt Field at Southworth and Belmont. It then goes right onto Main Street, right onto Kirtland St. (@Restaurant). Proceed on Kirtland towards the river, road turns into River St. River St crosses main street and turns into Elm St. Take left onto Union St @ firehouse. At blinking light, proceed slight left back to Southworth @Devitt Field. Finish line at bottom of hill, left through gate at ‘B’ field to finish line near goal post.

Entry Fees

  • 5K - $25 for all ages, then price go up to $30 on 9/5/2022
  • 1M Kids Fun Run -  $15 (13 and up) & $5 (12 & under)

The first 100 registrants to the 5K will receive a free t-shirt. 

Race Day Schedule

  • Registration Opens - 7:00 am
  • 1M Fun Run Start -   8:00 am
  • 5K Run/Walk Start -  9:00 am

Chip Timing & Scoring by The EMPIRE Timing Co.


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  • Location: Deep River, CT 06417
  • Race Date: 2022/09/17 08:00:00 AM (Saturday)
  • Categories:
    • 5K Run/Walk
    • 1M Fun Run (13 & up)_Not timed
    • 1M Fun Run (12 & under)_Not timed
    • 5K Team (5 Members)

Run to the River 5K Run/Walk & 1M Fun Run Reviews

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Most Helpful Review
5.0/5
Course: 5.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
Run Deep River on Deep River Day!!!

This was a very well-organized race on a beautiful (mostly flat) course. Scenic and historic and held on the day of the Deep River Festival. I would highly recommend this race.

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Course: 5.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
2022 Race Review
Review On:2022-09-17 13:49:05
Run Deep River on Deep River Day!!!

This was a very well-organized race on a beautiful (mostly flat) course. Scenic and historic and held on the day of the Deep River Festival. I would highly recommend this race.

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Deep River, CT Weather

Run to the River 5K Run/Walk & 1M Fun Run weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of September 17th, Deep River, CT can expect temperatures between 71℉ and 85℉ with humidity around 78% and precipitation of 0.47".
    Last year the weather condition was Moderate or heavy rain shower.
  • Deep River, CT current weather
  • Clear 53.6℉ Clear

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