33rd Annual Darien Road Race
Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 1:00 pm
Pear Tree Point Beach, Darien CT
Race Distance: 10-kilometer and 1.5 mile fun run.
Fees: $30.00 pre-registration, $40.00 race day for individuals over 12 years old on race day. (birthdate before Sept. 16, 2000)
$20.00 pre-registration, $20.00 race day for individuals under 12 years old on race day.
(birthdate after Sept. 16, 2000)
Background: The Darien Road Race has been run since 1979. The race attracts over 500 runners and
hundreds of families, other spectators and community organizations. Both races begin
and end at Pear Tree Point Beach and run along scenic waterfront roads.
Fundraiser: Now in its 33rd year, the race has raised more than $900,000 to support local community
social services and cancer-support organizations. The 2012 Darien Road Race benefits The
Community Fund of
Whittingham Cancer Center at
Sponsors: Halstead Property; Atria Darien; Equinox; UBS Private Wealth Management; BMW of Darien; Moore Center for Rehabilitation; Heights Pizza; Christine L. Hamilton-Hall, DMD, MD;
Methodist Family Center Preschool, Merrill Lynch; and Tibbetts Keating and Butler Attorneys-at-Law
Friends of Race: The
Media Sponsors: The Darien Times; 95.9 The FOX
Awards: The Grand Prize - a BMW bicycle will be awarded to the top individual fundraiser on race day. You must be present to win.
Awards are presented to men and women in the following categories: 10K (6.2 miles), 1st, 2nd,
3rd, overall and in age category; “The Loop” (1.5 miles) – 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall.
Other Awards include: The Jim Fixx Award, presented to the runner who raises the most in contributions; Atria Darien Awards, to the oldest and youngest runners with best finish times in either the 10-K or “The Loop” events.
For Information: The Community Fund of