Special Events

Special Events

Grand Prix Race 2 : Krazy KIDS One Mile Obstacle Run

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6/26/22 - 6/26/22
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The Krazy Kids One Mile Obstacle Run race at Camp Moe is for ages 6-12.  This event will take place prior to the WYLD Obstacle Run (for ages 13+).

T-shirts are only available if you register by 11:59pm on 6/16.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
Early Registration w/shirt 3/23/22 6/16/22 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 20.00
Late Registration w/o shirt 6/17/22 6/23/22 Online / Front Desk $ 10.00$ 10.00$ 10.00
Day of Registration 6/26/22 6/26/22 Online / Front Desk $ 15.00$ 15.00$ 15.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/26/22
Su - 10:00 am
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Grand Prix Race 2: WYLD Obstacle Run - Returns!

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6/26/22 - 6/26/22
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The WYLD Obstacle Run is a Obstacle & Mud Runs race in Torrington, Connecticut at Camp MOE consisting of a 5K Mud Run for ages 13+.  For participants between the ages of 6-12, check out Krazy Kids One Mile Obstacle Run happening the same day at Camp MOE!

The WYLD Run will take place a beautiful Camp MOE, providing the perfect setting for a challenging race as well as a whole lot of fun afterward at the cookout and awards ceremony.

We welcome individual racers, small groups of 5-9, and large groups of 10+ racers.  Please be sure to include your team name at the time of registration. Each individual on the team must register using the same team name in order to take advantage of the discounted team rate.

Here at the Y, we believe that families who play together, stay together. The WYLD Run is a fantastic way for a family to share healthy values, all while helping others. Together, we can participate in a walk or run to benefit those who cannot afford the cost of Y programs.

Our goal is to provide events that bring families closer together, encourage good health and foster connections through fitness, fun and shared interests. Proceeds from the WYLD Run support financial assistance with the goal of ensuring that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grown and thrive at the Y.

T-shirts are only available if you register by 11:59pm on 6/16.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/26/22
Su - 11:00 am
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Grand Prix Race 3: Canaan Railroad Days Run

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7/17/22 - 7/17/22
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The Canaan Railroad Days Run is a Running race in Canaan, Connecticut consisting of a 5 Mile Run.

This event is a competitive 5 mile road race, with the option to take part in a 2 mile walk as well. Set in the heart of beautiful Canaan, the Railroad Days Run takes place on the final day of the town’s annual Railroad Days, which provides fun for the whole family.

At the Y, we believe that families who play together, stay together. Our Grand Prix Race Series is a fantastic way for a family to share healthy values. Together, we can participate in a walk or run to benefit those who cannot afford the cost of Y programs.

The goal of the Y Grand Prix Race Series is to provide events that bring families closer together, encourage good health and foster connections through fitness, fun and shared interests. Proceeds from the Race Series support financial assistance with the goal of ensuring that everyone regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at the Y.

T-shirts are only available if you register by 11:59pm on 7/7.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
Early Registration w/shirt 3/23/22 7/7/22 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00$ 25.00
Late Registration w/o shirt 7/8/22 7/14/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 30.00
Day of Registration 7/17/22 7/17/22 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00$ 35.00$ 35.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
07/17/22
Su - 10:00 am
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Grand Prix Race 4: Highland Lake 5K

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9/18/22 - 9/18/22
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Enjoy a scenic 5K trek around beautiful Highland Lake in Winsted! This course presents a challenge as it is mostly flat course but does consist of a few gradual climbs.

The 2-Mile walk option means that this event is fun for all!

The Highland Lake 5K marks the third race in the Northwest CT YMCA’s Grand Prix Race Series, with the final event coming in October.

All monies raised during the Race Series go to support those who need the Y most, subsidizing memberships and programs for those who cannot afford it.

All participants (INCLUDING KIDS!) will receive an official event T-Shirt if registered by 11:59pm on 9/8/22.

All participants 21 and over will receive one free beverage from Little Red Barn Brewers!

Event Schedule:

Sunday, Sept 18, 2022

Check-in/ race bag pick-up and Race Day Registration: 8:30 AM until 9:55 AM

Race Starts 10:00 AM

Refreshments after the race

Awards immediately following the race

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
Early Registrant with T-Shirt 3/22/22 9/8/22 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00$ 25.00
Late Registrant, No T-Shirt 9/9/22 9/15/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 30.00
Day of Registration 9/18/22 9/18/22 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00$ 35.00$ 35.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
09/18/22
Su - 10:00 am
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Closes
09/19/2022

Grand Prix Race 5: OctoberFast 5K Trail Run

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10/23/22 - 10/23/22
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Enjoy a wonderful 5K run through the beautiful property that is also home to one of the best brewery’s around – Norbrook Farm! The run has a little of everything, taking runners along the pristine trails of the property, into the fields, and, yes, you guessed it, finishing at the brewery itself. It’s a beautiful way to spend a fall morning.

All participants over 21 will receive a complimentary drink ticket to enjoy a refreshing beverage from the brewery!

Prizes will be awarded to overall winners and age categories winners after the event. The Norbrook Farm 5K Trail Run is the final race in Northwest CT YMCA’s Grand Prix Race Series. All money raised during the series goes to support financial assistance so that everyone has a chance to learn, grow and thrive at the Y!

All adult registrants will receive an official event T-Shirt if registered by 11:59pm on 10/6/22.

Event Schedule:

Race Bag Pickup & Race Day Registration Open 8:30 AM until 9:55 AM

Race starts at 10:00 AM

Awards immediately following the race

Refreshments after the race

 

Interested in sponsoring this years run? Contact us at [email protected]


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberGeneral Public
Early Registrant with T-Shirt 3/22/22 10/6/22 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00$ 25.00$ 25.00
Late Registrant, No T-Shirt 10/7/22 10/21/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 30.00
Day of Registration 10/23/22 10/23/22 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00$ 35.00$ 35.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/23/22
Su - 10:00 am
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