Minute Man Race
April 30, 2022 | Westport, CT
The WYWL will hosted its 43rd Minute Man Race on Saturday, April 30th at Compo Beach.
The main event consisted of a certified USA Track and Field 10K Run, 5K Run and 5K Walk. The Kids Fun Run included a 100 yard dash (ages 3-5 years), 1/2 mile run (6-8 years) and 1 mile run (9-12 years), 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.
Thank you so much to our runners and sponsors for your support of the 43rd Minute Man Race! We look forward to welcoming you back in 2023!
Congratulations to our runners. Race results for all 5k and 10k finishers are below.
10K Run (6.2 miles)
5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles)
Kids Fun Run Distances
100 yard dash (Ages 3-5)
1/2 mile (Ages 6-8)
1 mile (Ages 9-12)
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
First place boy and girl, for each age 6-12, will receive a medal. All other children participating will receive a ribbon.
Kids Fun Run Schedule
8:10 – 8:25AM – Warm Ups
8:30AM – 50 yard dash (age 3, boys/girls)
8:35AM – 50 yard dash (age 4, boys/girls)
8:40AM – 50 yard dash (age 5, boys/girls)
8:45AM – 100 yard dash (age 6, boys/girls)
8:50AM – 100 yard dash (age 7, boys/girls)
9:00AM – 1/2 mile race (age 8, boys/girls)
9:10AM – 1/2 mile race (age 9, boys/girls)
9:25AM – 1 mile race (age 10, boys/girls)
9:35AM – 1 mile race (age 11, boys/girls)
9:45AM – 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:
Sunday, April 24th from 2-5pm
Friday, April 29th from 5-8pm
By participating in this race, you are contributing to a great cause! In 2020, the WYWL gave $90,000 to local charitable organizations. We have distributed over $4.3 million in grants since 1956! View our full list of Grant recipients at wywl.com/grants.
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Minute Man Sponsors
Pace Car Sponsor:
Kids Fun Run Sponsor:
Kids Gold Sponsors:
Media and In-Kind Sponsors: