The Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5K invites you run or walk down the newly restored Niantic Bay Boardwalk. This spectacular promenade in East Lyme, CT, boasts stunning views of Long Island Sound, lapping waves, and the whoosh of trains passing on nearby tracks.
5K Runners and walkers will enjoy a mostly flat course from Niantic’s McCook Point Park through the charming Village of Niantic, along Main Street and the Boardwalk, to a sparkling finish at Hole-in-the-Wall Beach. Post-race festivitiesand awardsfollow at the pavilion in McCook Point Park. Bring your family and friends.
The Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5K is hosted by East Lyme Parks and Recreation and Niantic Main Street, the non-profit organization dedicated to creating a vibrant community experience for residents and visitors in Niantic and the Town of East Lyme. Proceeds from the race go directly back to Niantic Main Street programs, supporting the Town’s continuing effort to be an attractive and exciting place to live, work, and play.
Niantic Main Street
277 Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357
Event details and schedule
Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Location: Registration and start at McCook Park, 8 Atlantic Avenue, Niantic, CT 06357.
Registration and Bib pickup: Saturday, April 21 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at McCook Park, Niantic
**Only the first 500 registered participants will receive a shirt!
Race Day: Registration and bib pick-up at McCook Park, Niantic begins at 8:30 AM
9:30 a.m. Healthy Kids Fun Run
10:00 a.m. Race starts, runners start ahead of walkers.
11:30 a.m. Awards and post-race festivities
Starts (Green Dot on Map) at McCook Point Park (Atlantic Avenue) in Niantic, runs down through the Crescent Beach neighborhood, up to Main Street (Route 156), along Main Street through the village of Niantic; turns at the Niantic River bridge, returns on the Niantic Bay Boardwalk and finishes just after Hole-in-the-Wall Beach (end of Baptist Lane).
Because of the fixed width of the Boardwalk, strollers will not be allowed with runners. No pets.
East Lyme Parks and Recreation