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Jim Fixx Memorial Day Race
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Jim Fixx Memorial Day Race

On Monday, May 31st on Greenwich Avenue join in the annual Jim Fixx Memorial Day Race, this year it's a 5K!  Sponsored by Betteridge and coordinated by Greenwich Parks and Rec, this is one of the state's oldest races, now in its 57th year. 

Race starts at 299 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT US 06830

The 5k will start at 8:15 a.m. with staggered starts every two to three minutes of 50 runners seeded fast to slow. PRE-REGISTER ONLINE as there is no day-of race registration or bib-number pick up on May 31st.


There will be no in-person race day registration or check-in - all registration must be done online. You must pick up your bib and T-shirt the week prior to the race (you can also pick up for friends or family members who can't make it themselves) - location TBA.

Participants must maintain social distance before and after the race and as much as possible during the race. Masks must be worn whenever not running (warming up and cooling down and racing).

There will be no post-race awards ceremony - awards may be picked up the week following the race.

There will be no printed results posted. Results will be posted online. Sign up for text notifications to receive your individual results as you finish.


In keeping with state and local COVID-19 protocols, this year's race will utilize a wave start, with groups of 50 runners starting approximately 2-3 minutes apart. Waves will be seeded from fast to slow; when registering, please indicate a predicted finish time to be automatically placed in the appropriate wave.

There will be a mat at the start which will record runners as they cross - your timing will begin then and end when you cross the finish (net or "chip" time). Awards aside from Overall awards will be based on net times.

May 31
8:15am - 9:30am
Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut