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Rossiter Run 5K

Rossiter Run 5K Race & Fun Run

Back in person this year – Join us Sunday, May 19, 2024 for the 4th annual Rossiter Run 5K Race & Fun Run. Easy to moderate, the classic 5K route at Steep Rock Preserve along Tunnel Road is a mostly flat dirt road that follows the beautiful Shepaug River.

You’re invited to Steep Rock Association’s 2024 Rossiter run 5K Race and Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, May 19th, 2024 at 9:00am in Steep Rock Preserve!

The easy to moderate racecourse follows a scenic route along the Shepaug River with a gradual incline in the stunning Steep Rock Preserve, gifted by our founder, Ehrick Rossiter, in 1925.

Eligibility & Prizes: This race is open to all levels of runners, with awards given to the top male and female finishers in each age division and the overall male and female winners. 

Registration: Online registration ends Saturday, May 18 at 11:59PM. Day of race registration is starts at 7:30am and will be cash or check only. Early registration fee for adults is $25 online and will increase to $35 on race day. Registration fee for Youth racers is $10. There is no registration fee to participate in the Fun Run/Walk. Please note, registration fees are non-refundable.

Go Green: To show your love of the environment, please bring your own water bottles; we will have water to refill them.

If you have any questions about this event, please email or call (860) 868-9131.

Matching Gifts

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Contact your employer today to see if they will match your gift.


 If you are 70½ years of age or older, you can take advantage of a popular gift option called a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) also known as a IRA charitable rollover.  QCDs offer simple ways to benefit Steep Rock and receive tax benefits in return.

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You can donate through your donor advised fund in just three clocks on our website
When granting through your donor-advised fund, please use the following information:

Our legal name: Steep Rock Association, Inc.
Tax ID: #06-6069060
Mailing address: PO Box 279, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Check Donations

Please make checks payable to Steep Rock Association. Our mailing address is:

Steep Rock Association
PO Box 279
Washington Depot, CT 06794