Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5k

Starts Sunday October 25th, 2020

Niantic, CT

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The Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5K invites you run or walk down the newly restored Niantic Bay Boardwalk. This spectacular promenade in East Lyme, CT, boasts stunning views of Long Island Sound, lapping waves, and the whoosh of trains passing on nearby tracks.

5K Runners and walkers will enjoy a mostly flat course from Niantic’s McCook Point Park through the charming Village of Niantic, along Main Street and the Boardwalk, to a sparkling finish at Hole-in-the-Wall Beach. Post-race festivitiesand awardsfollow at the pavilion in McCook Point Park. Bring your family and friends.

Organizer Info

The Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5K is hosted by East Lyme Parks and Recreation and Niantic Main Street, the non-profit organization dedicated to creating a vibrant community experience for residents and visitors in Niantic and the Town of East Lyme. Proceeds from the race go directly back to Niantic Main Street programs, supporting the Town’s continuing effort to be an attractive and exciting place to live, work, and play.

Niantic Main Street
277 Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357
(860) 739-2550
[email protected]

Event details and schedule

Date: Sunday, October 25th, 2020
Location: Registration and start at McCook Park, 8 Atlantic Avenue, Niantic, CT 06357.
Registration and Bib pickup: Saturday, October 24 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at McCook Park, Niantic
**Only the first 700 registered participants will receive a shirt!
Race Day: Registration and bib pick-up at McCook Park, Niantic begins at 8:30 AM

9:30 a.m.   Healthy Kids Fun Run
10:00 a.m
. Race starts, runners start ahead of walkers.
11:30 a.m. Awards and post-race festivities



Boardwalk Run Map

Starts (Green Dot on Map) at McCook Point Park (Atlantic Avenue) in Niantic, runs down through the Crescent Beach neighborhood, up to Main Street (Route 156), along Main Street through the village of Niantic; turns at the Niantic River bridge, returns on the Niantic Bay Boardwalk and finishes just after Hole-in-the-Wall Beach (end of Baptist Lane).
 No pets.

Race Distances

Price Register
Healthy Kids Run - 12 and Under Click to Find Out Btn active register yellow
Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5k - 19+ Years Old $30.00 until Btn active register yellow
Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5k - 18 and Under (S... Click to Find Out Btn active register yellow

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Start Location

8-10 Atlantic Street, Niantic, CT

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