The Mad Dash Adventure Race, Newtown's Mud Run, will take place at Fairfield Hills on Saturday, June 29. The Elite and Superhero/ Team races (4.3 miles) begin at 8:30 am; the Mini Dash (seven mini stations finishing in the mud) is at 9:45 am; and the Open Course race (1.7 miles) is at 10 am.
The game of balls and strikes, America’s Pastime, has predominately been a boys’ and man’s game. But while the underhand pitch game of softball is the route most girls take for competition, there are some who prefer throwing fastballs overhand style.
The CH Booth Library’s 10th Anniversary Turkey Trot Celebration Committee has announced a new layout for this year’s racecourse. The milestone event will take place on Thanksgiving morning, November 28.
They zig-zagged back and forth along the trails, up and down the hilly Holcombe Hill Wildlife Preserve property at 65 Great Hill Road, on June 9. Competitors — 47 in total — put their endurance and off-road running capabilities to the test in the Holcombe Hill 5K.
What a run it was for Newtown High School’s boys’ volleyball team. Undefeated in the regular season, the Nighthawks looked to follow up their second consecutive SWC championship with a state banner. Newtown’s hopes were dashed by Darien.