Sunday, April 26, 2015

The Simsbury-Granby Rotary is pleased to announce our 20th year sponsoring this exciting and festive event. All proceeds from the River Run go to college scholarships for local Simsbury and Granby High School seniors as well as other great causes. My personal thanks to sponsors, Rotarians, volunteers and other supporters that make this annual event possible!

- Pat Slater, Race Director

Simsbury River Run - 5k, 10k and Kids Race

Mail In Registration Form

For 20 years the Simsbury-Granby Rotary Club has sponsored The River Run 5K and 10K races. And what a great run it has been for all of the participants and the community. 2015 is no exception and with your help we can continue this great Simsbury tradition. All proceeds from the River Run go to college scholarships for local Simsbury and Granby High School seniors as well as other great causes.

We are excited to announce that the registration area will again be at Simsbury Meadows next to the Rotary Park Playground and that both races will start and finish on Iron Horse Boulevard.

Start - 5k and 10k races will begin at 12:00 Noon on Iron Horse Boulevard. Kids Fun Run, 10:30 - 11:30.
1 Mile Kids-Run Starts at 11:30.
Course - Both races are a flat scenic loop. Mile markers, and water provided on these
USATF certified courses.
Timing - Electronic RFID timing will be provided on Race Bibs. All runners will receive their time and place. Final times will be posted to
Divisions - Youth (14 and under), Junior (15-19), Open (20-29), Sub-Master (30-39), Master (40-49), Grand-Master (50-59), Veteran (60-69), Hero (70 & over).
Prizes - Trophies will be awarded to the overall winners of the 5k and 10k races, as well as for each division winner.
Entry Fee - 5k - $20 Pre-registration, $25.00 Day of Race. 5k Youth (17 and under) $10 Pre-Registration, $15 Day of Race. 10k - $30 Pre-registration, $35.00 Day of Race. Kids Fun Run - FREE
Kids 1-Mile Run - $10.00
Parking - Parking is available along Iron Horse Boulevard between Drake Hill Road and Phelps Lane. Runners should not park in the lot East of Iron Horse Boulevard next to Simsbury Meadows and the Rotary Park Playground or on Hopmeadow Street.

Bronze Sponsors

"We would like to thank our sponsors for the 2014 Simsbury River Run. Without your contributions and support we would not be able to put this race together." - Simsbury-Granby Rotary

Friends of Rotary

Farmington Valley YMCA -

JK Energy Solutions -

Brown & Brown -


Holcomb Farm -

Brim Light Caps -

T-shirts & Running Caps


A free cotton t-shirt (first 600 registrants) is included in your registration for the 5k Race or the 10k Race. If you registered for the 5k Race or the 10k Race and would like to upgrade to a t-shirt with Moisture Wicking Fabric for $15, please answer yes on the REGISTRATION FORM. All orders for the upgraded T-Shirt need to be made by Thursday, April 17th at noon.

Sport-Tek® - Colorblock Competitor™ Tee.

The lightweight Competitor Tee has a roomy athletic cut and controls sweat like a champ. It adds attitude with colorblocking on the shoulders, sleeves and sides.  Plus, it’s designed with PosiChargeTM technology so the color stays put and logos endure.  The result?  An even more colorful, sweat-controlling, breathable tee that’s easy on the budget.

  • • 3.8-ounce, 100% cationic polyester interlock
  • • Removable tag for comfort and relabeling
  • • Raglan, open hem sleeves



RIver Run HatsWhite Brim Light Caps with the River Run logo are available for purchase.  LED Lighted Running Cap Combines 4 ULTRA-BRIGHT LEDs UNDER THE BRIM with the stylish running cap to create the perfect runners lighting system. These caps utilize the latest in lightweight, moisture wicking fabrics and performance sweatbands to make this one of the best performing running hats you will find anywhere. Brighter, Lighter and more stylish than a traditional headlamp, the 4 LED's are concealed under the brim so the hat looks just like any other hat until you need to turn them on. When you do click the easy on/off switch under the brim, you'll notice that the wide angle LED's are angled down at 25 degrees to light up where your footfall area, while the narrow angle LED's are aimed forward to light up where you are going up to 72 feet away.

  • • 100% light weight/quick dry material w 360 degree reflective trim, high-performance/moisture mgmt sweatband
  • • 5 panel, low profile design
  • • 2-piece Velcro closure
  • • Sandwich brim
  • • Convenient On-off switch concealed under brim
  • • (4) Lithium CR-2032 coin cell batteries housed in sweat band
  • • 50 hours of intermittent battery life
  • • One Size Fits Most