West Island 5K On April 30 In Fairhaven
The West Island 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, April 30, at 11 a.m., at 41 Causeway Road in Fairhaven.
The USA Track and Field-certified course is mainly flat and it is a fast loop which goes throughout scenic West Island. The course starts off going downhill and then the end of the course has a challenging uphill finish. “Each mile will be marked, and a water station will be fully stocked at the 1.5-mile point.”
Registration and number pickup is available 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, and 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 30, at 41 Causeway Road in Fairhaven. There will also be post-race refreshments and an awards ceremony and raffle beginning at 12:15 p.m.
Prize Money will be awarded to the top three overall male and female finishers and to the male and female course-record breakers. The male record holder is Yannick Reihs, at 15:35 (2016), and the female record holder is Anne Preisig, at 18:28 (2014).
Award categories will be the Overall Male/Female Finisher; and the “Top 3 Male/Female Age Group Finishers” in the following age categories, which will be 1-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70-plus.
The entry fee for the West Island 5K will be $15 for K-12 students, and $25 for adult registrations. T-shirts will be given out to the first 600 registrants. To register, visit westisland5k.org/5k-runwalk/.