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The Westport Young Woman’s League will be hosting its 42nd annual Minute Man Race on April 25, 2021, and this year we're going VIRTUAL!

Our virtual race will consist of a 10K & 5K Run and a 5K Walk to join the fun. The Kids Fun Run can also be completed as a family activity, with each child receiving a special participation ribbon.

Feeling ambitious? Sign up for our first-ever Minute Man Challenge! Record the fastest combined time for completion of both a 5K and 10K run for a special prize!

Participants will be able to easily track their times and view the suggested race course via the Active Experience app. Top 3 finishers per age group in the 5K and 10K events will receive a prize.

Can't run on April 25th? Don't fret! Participants can run their registered event on any day that's best from April 25th through May 1st to have their results verified.

Each registrant will also receive a Minute Man Race t-shirt* and a digital runner's packet with goodies from our sponsors!

By participating in this race, you are contributing to a great cause! The net proceeds support the Westport Young Woman’s League Grants program for l ocal and/or education-based charities in lower Fairfield County.

In 2020, we distributed $90,000 and have given over $4.3 million in grants since 1956! Organizations in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Westport, Norwalk, Darien, Stamford and Greenwich benefited from the WYWL's support from our local community, including Minute Man race participants like you!

View our full list of Grant recipients at wywl.com/grants.

For complete details on the 2021 Minute Man Race, hosted by the Westport Young Woman’s League, please visit https://wywl.com/minute-man

--For discount codes for first responder and student rates, please contact minuteman@wywl.com before registering.--

*T-shirts included if registered on or before April 25th. Shirts will be available pre-race day if registered by April 5th.

Event details and schedule

PRE- REGISTRATION 4/23 2-6pm and 4/24/2021 9a-1pm Saugatuck Congregational Church Parking Lot (follow signs) 245 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880 Pre-registration will be for t-shirt and bib pick-up only to allow for social distancing for our participants. RACE DAY 4/25/2021 Opening Ceremony goes live at 8:00 AM EST here and on the Active Experience app 8:30 AM – Suggested 5K Run Start 8:40 AM – Suggested 10K Run Start 8:50 AM – Suggested 5K Walk Start RACE WRAP UP 5/2/2021 Awards Ceremony goes live at 8:00AM est here and on the Active Experience app 11:00 AM- 2PM Award & T-shirt Pick Up Artistex Salon & Spa 260 Post Rd E Westport, CT 06880 RACE DETAILS:

• 5K Run, 5K Walk and 10K Run

• Kids Fun Run

Suggested course map is available below and at the Minute Man Race website

Official race day is Sunday, April 25th

Participants can complete their events on any day during the week of 4/25 thru 5/1 using the Active Experience app or logging their time on the event website


Pre-registration will be for t-shirt and bib pick-up only to allow for social distancing for our participants at Saugatuck Congregational Church, 245 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880.

April 23rd 2-6pm

April 24th 9a-1pm

*If you would like your t-shirt mailed to you, please email minuteman@wywl.com. Please consider making a small donation on our website to cover shipping costs*


We'd love for you to share pictures and videos from your race day! Please share the fun with us through wywl.com, our Facebook page, Instagram, or Twitter!

Keep sharing post race too as we support and encourage all the amazing members of our community!

Please continue to keep our community healthy and safe during this time and only run in small, distanced groups, or with immediate family members. S ee our updated waiver for additional details.

If you have any questions, please visit wywl.com/minute-man or email us at Minuteman@wywl.com.

Thank you for your continued support of the Westport Young Womans League!


April 25 - May 01, 2021

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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