63 Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-0407.
The annual Sharon Classic Road Race, now in its 28th year, will take place, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 4. Activities on the Sharon Town Green start at 9:00 a.m., with the main race starting at 10:15 a.m. Admired for its beautiful race route and small town charm, the 5-mile Sharon Classic also features an extensive festival of events for spectators and runners on the Town Green, where the race begins and ends. With one of the largest cash prizes among Litchfield County races, the Sharon Classic Road Race offers Grand Prizes of $250 to each of the top male and female runners. New this year, the Sharon Classic is offering a $250 bonus for setting a new course record. Men’s record is 24:59, set in 2011and Women’s CR is 28:38, set in 2009. Sharon, in Northwest CT, is a quintessential New England town and an easy drive from Avon, Farmington, Canton, Bristol, New Britain and points in between. Not as far as you think, a visit to Sharon is worth the drive, and the Sharon Classic is an event you don’t want to miss. Register online at www.sharonclassicroadrace.org . Day-of registration will start at 8:00 a.m. on the Sharon Town Green. The entry fee for the Sharon Classic is $23, with a $5 surcharge added on race day. Walkers are also welcome to participate in the 5-mile event for a $12 entry fee. For additional information, visit our website or contact Karen at email@example.com or 860-364-0407. GPS street address: 63 Main St., Sharon, CT 06069. The Sharon Classic Road Race benefits the Sharon Day Care, the only child care center in Sharon.