WESTPORT YOUNG WOMAN'S LEAGUE TO HOST 41ST ANNUAL 2019 MINUTE MAN RACE SUPPORTING LOCAL CHARITIES
The Westport Young Woman's League will host its 41st annual running of the Minute Man Race on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Westport’s famed Compo Beach. Warm-ups and events will begin at 8:00 a.m. Race net proceeds will directly benefit charities located in lower Fairfield County and Westport, CT. Shannon McArthur, President of the Westport Young Woman’s League, commented: “The Westport Young Woman’s League is dedicated to partnering with many local charities. We are excited to host this family friendly event for the residents of Westport and neighboring communities, and look forward to supporting numerous charitable initiatives as a result.” The main event will consist of a certified USA Track and Field 10K Run and 5K Run, and 5K Walk. A Kids Fun Run will include a 100 yard dash, ½ mile run and 1 mile run. A Kids Zone will again feature numerous kid friendly activities for families to enjoy during and after the race! New this year is a Corporate & Small Business Team category! Local businesses are encouraged to sign up as a team and compete together for a fun team building activity that will impact local causes. Online registration is open and may be accessed by visiting www.minutemanrace.com. The race is capped at 1,500 participants, so register early to ensure a spot in the race! For registration fees, please see below: Registration Fees: Early Bird Special Until March 4 10K Run – $40 5K Run/Walk – $30 Registration Fees: March 5 – April 28 10K Run – $45 5K Run/Walk – $35 Registration Fees: Special Discounts & Kids Pricing Until April 28 Student Discount: 10K Run – $30 & 5K Walk/Run – $20 Kids Fun Run – $10 Kids Fun Run Family Discount: 3 or more children – Flat fee of $25 Corporate & Small Business Team Pricing: 10K Run – $40 & 5K Walk/Run - $30 **Corporate & Small Business Team participants must register individually under a Team Captain For complete information on the 2019 Minute Man Race, hosted by the Westport Young Woman's League, please visit www.minutemanrace.com. For information on how profits from fundraisers are distributed to charities, including examples of non-profit organizations that the Westport Young Woman’s League supports, please visit www.wywl.com.