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24th -- SONO HALF/Tuesday Night Run
Club: Train for
the SONO Half-Marathon with us. Our Running Club begins again in
April and meets every Tuesday night @ 6:15 PM until race day,
October 20th! We will be focusing on short runs from 3-5 miles on
the Norwalk River Valley Trail. Runs are lead by James and Shannon
Whipple, Race Directors of the Sono Half. James is an experienced
ultra marathon 50/100-mile runner, and his wife Shannon also
competes in ultra marathons and Ironman competitions all over the
country. *Follow our Facebook page for weekly
28th -- Townwide Clean
Up Day: The Wilton
Conservation Commission is looking for volunteers to join them on
Saturday from 9am to 12pm. This is a fantastic Earth Day event to
get involved in to help clean up the community. Volunteers will
meet at the Town Green Gazebo on the morning of the 28th where the
Conservation Commission will be handing out work gloves and trash
bags to each participant. Groups will then spread out to designated
areas throughout town to pick up litter. All participants will
return to the Town Green by noon to dispose of the collected
litter. To get involved contact the Wilton Department of
Environmental Affairs 203-563-0180.
5th -- Mutt
Strut: The first
annual Norwalk River Valley Trail Mutt Strut fundraiser will be
held Saturday, May 5th on the Trail in four towns: in Norwalk,
Redding, Ridgefield and Wilton. The mutts are gonna strut their
stuff while tails are wagging! This four town dog-friendly event is
sure to be a hit as we celebrate this beautiful trail, build
awareness of the health benefits of walking, and raise needed funds
to continue expanding the trail. Hikers and their dogs will walk a
one-mile section of trail to show their support. Hikers and their
four-legged friends will receive a NRVT dog bandana, wrist bracelet
and goodie bag when they sign in on the day of the event.
6th -- Redding Road
Race: On Sunday, May 6th, 2018 the 7th
Annual Redding Road Race, “A Run for The Cows” will take place
in Redding, Connecticut. The half marathon, 7 miler and Kids’
Piglet Prance, benefiting New Pond Farm Education Center, is the
most prestigious and in-demand running event in Connecticut.
The race is annually the biggest event in Redding and, we believe,
the best running race in Connecticut.
18th- 28th -- Thule
Sale: Get your
car equipped for spring riding season. From bike racks to boxes,
backpacks, strollers and more, all Thule product will be on sale at
20th -- Hobie Kayak Fishing and Safety Clinic: Join Outdoor Sports Center and Hobie this Sunday at 1:00 pm for our first Kayak Fishing and Safety Clinic. The clinic will be held upstairs in the boating section of Outdoor Sports Center. Receive great tips and tricks from Hobie Pro angler, Shawn Barham, covering topics such as:
- Kayak and Water Safety
- Intro to Kayak Fishing
- Outfitting your Kayak
- Fishing Equipment
- Landing Fish on a Kayak.
20th -- Bloomin'
Metric: Join over
2,500 novice to advanced riders this year, at the 41st Bloomin'
Metric - Connecticut's Premier Bicycling Event! Choose from 4
routes that ride along stunning beaches and through classic New
England countryside.(25K, 40K, 75K & 100K) Sherwood Island
State Park (Westport, CT) Register now for early bird rate of
21st -- No Man's Land: No Man's Land is an all-female adventure
film that meets a need and desire to highlight and connect women in
pursuit of the radical. Their mission is to support a shared vision
of gender equality through a uniquely female lens, which showcases
women exploring their passions, environments and above all, love
for adventure. No Man's Land strives to create a history of
motivating audiences to implement and inspire change. Playing as
part of our Outdoor Adventure Film Series, in the Warehouse on May
21st at 7pm.
3rd -- TriRidgefield: A triathlon in our backyard, the
TriRidgefield is a local triathlon including a 1/2 mile swim,
12.75mi bike ride, and 3.1mi run. There will be post-event prizes
for top 3 male & female finishers, as well as complementary
breakfast sandwiches, Prime Taco, coffee, and more.
18th -- Rowayton Fun Run: The Rowayton fun run is a 2.2/4.4mi run
with prizes and chilly refreshments after the race. The beautiful
USATF course runs through downtown Rowayton and Bell's Island.
Bring the kids and do the short course, or surround yourself with
others on the long loop. This race is "super laid-back and
low-key," so runners of any level are welcome.
30th -- Forbidden Forest Ultra Run:
This run is for those who want to
test themselves. This 2.2 mile trail loop in the Roosevelt Forest
in Stratford, CT will be home to the Forbidden Forest Ultra Run,
which is a 30 hour continuous event in 25, 50, 75, and 100 mile
categories. Challenge yourself and sign up today.
19th-22nd -- Sidewalk
Sale: Don't miss a
chance to save on skis, snowboards, helmets, and boots during the
off season. This is the perfect time for our staff to sit down and
fit you in the proper gear for your ability level at great
discounts. We have tons of winter jackets, snow pants, hats, gloves
and more from your all favorite brands. As well as great everyday
styles for spring and fall. Come browse our biggest annual sale of
the year to get our greatest discounts we offer.
4th -- Southwest Cafe Margarita Run:
Who wouldn't want a nice cool drink
on a hot day? Well... this one you have to earn. The Southwest Cafe
in Ridgefield is giving out one free margarita to all those (over
21) who finish the 5k race. Those under 21 can have a soft drink,
and all proceeds from the race support the Sunrise Cottage.
20th -- SoNo Half
us in running the 5th annual SoNo Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Fun
Run, taking place on Saturday, October 20th, 2018. Enjoy a unique
and exciting course through historic South Norwalk, along beautiful
coastline, down charming picturesque treelined streets and past
many of Norwalk's notable landmarks and attractions. Then,
celebrate your finish with a beer and some food post race.