5K Run Into the New Year race kicks off in Danbury Dec. 28

The 2013-2014 5K Run Into the New Year, hosted by CityCenter Danbury, kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 28 at 10 a.m. at the Danbury Green.

The route is for all ages and takes runners on a fairly flat out-and-back journey on downtown’s historic Main Street. We start from 21 Delay St., run down Main Street to Rogers Park and back to CityCenter.

The entry fee is $25 through Thursday, Dec. 26, and $30 on Race Day. Register now on active.com through Thursday, Dec. 26. Or register on Race Day, Saturday, Dec. 28, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Danbury Arena, 1

Independence Way, adjacent to the green. There you can pick up your race packets and a First Night Danbury button to provide entrance to this year’s New Year’s Eve entertainments.

The first 200 registered runners will receive a 5K commemorative T-shirt. Overall winners will receive trophies, and medals will be awarded to winners in their age groups. Register on-line at http://www.active.com/danbury-ct/running/races/run-into-the-new-year-5k-2013

Linda Tuccio-Koonz