January 18, 2011 – Manchester Running Company is pleased to welcome back Rockville Bank as a corporate sponsor for the Finally Spring 5k! Rockville Bank will directly sponsor the Youth 1-mile Fun-Run portion of the event on March 24, 2012.
The Finally Spring 5k!, which raises funds for Public Allies Connecticut has grown by over 35 participants in each year since its inception in 2009. The field for 2012 is expected to be over 300 participants with 50 youth expected to participate.
Registration for the event will take place online as well as on race day and is just $15 now through February 22nd when the cost will go up to $20 per runner. The youth race is just $5 and the price will not change. The first 100 registered participants will receive Manchester Running Company socks.
The FS5K! is one of the first trail races of the year in Connecticut and one of just a handful of races in Manchester that are open to the public. The race will take place at Howard/Porter Reservoir on Ferguson Street, adjacent to Highland Park School. The youth race will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by the 5k at 10:00 a.m.