Hotchkiss School Bearcat 5K

Lakeville , CT

Net proceeds from the race will benefit the programs and services of the Housatonic Youth Service Bureau, serving the six towns of the Region One School District with free counseling, parent education, prevention programs and referrals.

About the HYSB Hotchkiss Bearcat 5K 
Cross Country Challenge

Come and run on a beautiful and challenging cross-country 5K course on The Hotchkiss School campus in Lakeville. Completely on the campus of Hotchkiss...smooth grass cross country roads! Come for the race and enjoy the best our Connecticut Berkshires location has to offer, from leaf peeping to great restaurants, shopping, hiking, galleries and much more.  Events include chip timed 5K and 1K Youth races, and a tots fun run. Timing by Timing Plus New England. 

More than a race!

Ongoing children's activities and a barbecue lunch including grass-fed beef hamburgers from Whippoorwill Farms, black bean burgers, and more. Bring your checkbook or cash on race day as well... raffle tickets will be available for purchase, and leftover Zip-front Tech Ts will be available for sale at $10 each, a real bargain! 


  • Prizes for top 3 male and female overall winners. 
  • Age category times. 
  • Prizes for all 1K and fun run participants.
  • Long Sleeved BOA Tech T shirts to the first 300 5K registrants.
  • BOA Tech T's for the Youth 1K run.
  • Cotton T shirts for the children's' fun run if registered PRIOR to 9/28. (After 9/28/14 - t shirts as available) Fun run is FREE. Fun Run will Begin at 9:30 am, followed by the Youth 1K and 5K events.

Come and enjoy the beautiful view and support our local community.  

When & Where

Oct 9, 2016


8:30 AM

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