Minute Man Race
April 30, 2023| Westport, CT
The WYWL will host its 44th Minute Man Race on Sunday, April 30th at Compo Beach.
The main event consists of a certified USA Track and Field 10K Run, 5K Run and 5K Walk. The Kids Fun Run includes a 50 yard dash, 100 yard dash, 1/2 mile run and 1 mile run, featuring a Kids Zone during and after the race. Race net proceeds will directly benefit charities located in lower Fairfield County, CT and Westport, CT.
10K Run (6.2 miles)
5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles)
Kids Fun Run Distances
50 yard dash (ages 3-5)
100 yard dash (Ages 6-7)
1/2 mile (Ages 8-9)
1 mile (Ages 10-12)
Awards: 5K Run & 10K Run
1st, 2nd & 3rd place male & female
in the following age groups:
17 & under | 18-29 | 30-39 | 40-49
50-59 | 60-69 | 70+
Awards: Kids Fun Runs
Medals for age 8 and up – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place boy and girl. All other children participating will receive a ribbon.
Kids Fun Run Schedule
8:10 – 8:25AM – Warm Ups
8:30AM – 50 yard dash (ages 3-5, boys/girls)
8:35AM – 100 yard dash (ages 6-7, boys/girls)
8:45AM – 1/2 mile race (age 8, boys/girls)
8:55AM – 1/2 mile race (age 9, boys/girls)
9:05AM – 1 mile race (age 10, boys/girls)
9:15AM – 1 mile race (age 11, boys/girls)
9:25AM – 1 mile race (age 12, boys/girls)
10K Run & 5K Run/Walk Schedule
8:10 – 8:20AM – Announcements
8:20 – 8:25AM – Warm Ups
8:25 – 8:30AM- National Anthem
8:30AM – 5K Run Start
8:40AM – 10K Run Start
8:40AM – 5K Walk Start, after 10K Run
Post event – Visit our Sponsor tables & take pictures at our WYWL photo area
Please note: Participants with strollers must line up at the back of the pack for safety reasons.
Parking is located in a designated area within the gates at Compo Beach or the adjacent Soundview dirt parking lot. No beach sticker needed; parking is free.
Courtesy of our Registration Sponsor – Performance Optimal Health
Location: Performance Optimal Health
333 Post Rd W, 1st Floor, Westport, CT 06880
Pre-Race Registration and Bib Pick Up Dates:
Thursday, April 27 5pm-8pm
Saturday, April 29th from 9am-12pm
By participating in this race, you are contributing to a great cause! We have distributed over $4.3 million in grants since 1956! View some of our Grant recipients at wywl.com/grants.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Minute Man Sponsors
Thank you to our generous sponsors. The Minute Man Race would not be possible without their support!
Registration and Kids Fun Run Sponsor:
Kids Gold Sponsors:
Media, Water, and Food Sponsors: