2024 Run For The Hills 5K Trail Run


5K Trail Run : Off Road
Running : Run 3.1 Miles
  • Race Date: Saturday, September 14, 2024
  • Start Time: 11:00 AM
  • Entry Fee:$25
  • Location:Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve
  • Address: 10 Memorial Park Drive
  • City/State/Zip:Niantic, Connecticut 06357
  • Country: USA

_ The 2024 Trail Run For The Hills 5K:

Join in the 3rd Annual Run for the Hills 5K event at the Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve in Niantic, CT. Come for an amazing trail run by Clark Pond and through beautiful scenery around the perimeter of the preserve. Proceeds from the race will go directly to maintaining this special place of quiet beauty for future generations to enjoy! 

Not a runner? Hikers are also welcome to participate and enjoy the trails as well.

The awards ceremony will take place after the race at the Niantic Public House - stay and enjoy a wonderful local brewery, whilst you share stories and congratulate your fellow finishers!

Entry Fee

  • $25 until August 17th, then $30 (on-line)
  • Day-of cash registration, $35 

Race Schedule

  • Parking
    • There is ample parking adjacent to the preserve, with overflow at East Lyme Town Hall, 108 Pennsylvania Ave., Niantic.
  • Race Day Check in opens at 10:00 am
  • Race starts at 11:00 am
  • Awards Ceremony at Niantic Public House at 12:30 pm


  • Overall First Place Male and Female! 
  • Top 3 Men and Women in each age group
    • 19 and under
    • 20-29
    • 30-39
    • 40-49
    • 50-59
    • 60-69
    • 70+
  • The race will be professionally timed by SNERRO, LLC.

Course Information:

The route follows hiking trails within the preserve. You will be expected to negotiate some exposed rocks and roots along the way.


Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve 10 Memorial Park Drive Niantic, CT US 06357

Previous Results:

2023 Results at: runsignup.com 
2022 Results at: athlinks.com 

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