Branford Road Race

Branford Road Race

Run with 99.1 PLR at the Branford Road Race on Sunday June 16th at The Branford Green!

Register Online Here

The Branford Road Race is a Branford tradition founded by Ray Figlewski and Dick Wainman. The races take place annually on Father’s Day and closes out the Branford Festival. The event traditionally draws a crowd of over 5,000 runners, walkers, spectators, and volunteers. The event raises funds for Camp Rising Sun, American Parkinson Disease Association and other community organizations.

The 5 mile certified course passes through many of Branford’s scenic beaches, parks and residential neighborhoods. The 2 mile health walk is non-competitive and includes park and river views. The 1 mile family fun run is timed with hundreds of participants running around the historic Branford Green.

Race Day Schedule

8:00am:  Registration and packet pickup
9:10am:  1 Mile Family Fun Run starts
9:40am:  2 Mile Health Walk starts
9:45am:  5 Mile Race starts
10:15am – 2:00pm:  Stony Creek Brewery Post-Race Celebration (ticket purchase required during online registration).
11:00am:  5 Mile Awards

Post-Race Party

Race participants get a food ticket with several food options on race morning.

  1. Continental Breakfast (across from Registration tent) includes scones from Stony Creek Market, granola bars, popcorn and fruit.
  2. Pancake Breakfast (Rotary Tent) with pancakes, sausage, orange juice or coffee.
  3. Egg sandwich (Italian American Club tent).

The Branford Road Race is committed to hosting the most environmentally friendly event we can. The race is taking initiative in the following way to ensure we keep our event clean and green!

  1. No plastic bags used for packet pick-up.
  2. Recycled & compostable cups for all water stations.
  3. Eliminating the use of printed application forms mailed to homes in Branford.