5k Run for the Playground

Enjoy a family-friendly 5k in lovely Mansfield.


Start and finish at the Mansfield Community Center, with ample free parking, clean drinking water, and spacious bathrooms. MCC will hold kids’ events and races during and after the 5k!


The course highlights Mansfield and UConn sights. The course starts at the Mansfield Community Center, turns right down South Eagleville Road, and then turns right onto Separatist Road. Turn right again onto the UCONN campus and, after passing the athletic fields, turn right into Hillside Drive past the UCONN coop. Keep straight onto Westwood Drive and then turn left onto South Eagleville for the home stretch and the finish back at the Community Center.


Race amenities:

  1. -Well marked, new, fast course!

  2. -Professional timing by The Last Mile!

  3. -Water stop on the course!

- First 50 registrants get a race t-shirt; sign up today!


Thank you Runners, Volunteers, and Sponsors!


Pictures are available in the “WAC in Action” tab.


Results are posted here. (http://www.coolrunning.com/results/14/ct/Jul12_Runfor_set1.shtml)


Get up to date info on our new Facebook page. (or enter https://www.facebook.com/MansfieldPlayground5k)


Questions? Email us!





Benefitting the Mansfield Community Playground


2015 Date Coming Soon!

Thank you to our sponsors. Please contact us if you wish to sponsor this great event!

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