New Pond Farm 2023


A Run For the Cows! Our Inaugural Road Race — Sunday, May 6

Wow! What an event this will be! Thanks to the efforts of passionate runner and NPF member John McCleary,
and our enthusiastic race committee, Sunday May 6th promises to be a banner day. With early morning start times from 7-8 a.m., 500 runners will head off for the 10K, Half  Marathon, and the Mighty Cow Challenge, making their way back to the finish line in our pastures. The well thought out courses have been sanctioned, certified and insured by the USATF. Our top priority is safety and we are grateful to the police departments and EMTs from Redding and Danbury for their assistance. John has run 34 marathons and hundreds of shorter races and is elated to be bringing all of his favorite ideas together in this hometown event. In John’s words to the runners, “If you don’t leave this race having a new favorite race, we didn’t do our job.” We are in awe of his commitment and thoughtfulness.
Please visit the exciting and incredibly comprehensive website for a complete look at this event: the routes, and the registrants, and if you read the posted RRR newsletters, there are inspirational stories from individuals who have battled their way through life-threatening health problems, others who are running or walking in memory of friends and family members, and other participants who are just happy to support the mission of the Education Center.We are grateful to one and all. The website also lists our generous supporters. We are absolutely delighted with the business and individual support that we have received for this event. Our thanks to Ola! Foods LLC for being our lead sponsor with their gift of $2,500. Please visit the RRR website for a complete listing of the generous sponsors and if you do business with them, please pass along your personal thanks. They deserve to be applauded for their generosity!

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