Old Saybrook Goodwin Gallop 5K Presented by Whelen Engineering

  • The Kathleen E. Goodwin School Parent Teacher Association is hosting a 5K family fun run to help raise funds for updating play areas at the school while promoting health and fitness throughout the elementary school community. 

  • Donation: Any Amount Accepted

The race will start and end at Goodwin Elementary School and feature a fast and flat course through the Old Saybrook shoreline. Prizes will be given to male and female overall and age group winners.

T-shirts available for the first 50 registrants, don't wait.

Kids fun run will start at 8:30. Course will be two laps around the bus drop off area totaling about 1/4 mile.

5K will start at 9:00. Link to MapMyRun and course description below.

Please arrive early to check-in and get your bib on race day. There will be limited parking at the school and Acton Library. If that is full, there is plenty of on-street parking nearby on Main St.

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5K Course Description

  • Start/Finish at the stop sign between the school and the library parking lot
  • Go straight up the drive to the exit onto Old Boston Post Rd
  • Turn left onto Old Boston Post Rd. Keep left or stay on the sidewalk (This is against traffic, but the road will be closed for the start of the race)
  • If you're not already on the sidewalk, get onto it by the time you cross Trask Rd
  • Continue across Great Hammock through the crosswalk
  • Cross the Oyster River using the sidewalk on the bridge.
  • Turn left onto Old Post Rd
  • Turn left onto Old Sea Ln
  • Continue on Old Sea Ln until you reach the "Y" intersection with Attawanhood Trail
  • The Water stop is at this intersection
  • Make a very hard right, almost a U-turn onto Attawanhood Trail
  • Continue straight/slight right bend onto Nehantic Trail
  • Turn right back onto Old Post Rd
  • At Rt 1, cross the street onto the sidewalk to cross back over the Oyster River
  • The sidewalk will take you back onto Old Boston Post Rd
  • Stay right or stay on the sidewalk until you get back to the school parking lot entrance past the sign
  • Turn right back into the parking lot
  • Continue straight to the finish line

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