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2022 Options

5K (3.1 Miles)  - Title Sponsor:  Six Point Wealth Advisors

5 Mile - Title Sponsor:  Six Point Wealth Advisors 

2 Mile Walk (not timed) - Title Sponsor: Hartford HealthCare

Y-CUP 1-Mile Run for 4th and 5th Graders - Title Sponsor: Hartford HealthCare

Middle School Cup (5K)

Little Fritter Fun Runs  - Title Sponsor:  Mount Southington Ski Area



Run, walk, hike 5 Mile, 5K or 2 Mile between September 24th and October 2nd

Register within the first 800 and receive a t-shirt!!

Not eligible for age category medals



Specially designed medals will be given out to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place male and females in both the 5k and 5 Mile events in the following age categories:  Overall, 7-10, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 plus 

The Dave Gworek Memorial Trophy is given out to the top male and female Southington finisher in the 5 Mile Race

The Tony Manning Memorial Trophy is given out to the top male and female Southington finisher in the 5 K Race

The Chris Sanchez Memorial Trophy is given out to the top Southington High School Soccer finisher

1st thru 5th place medals will be given to 4th and 5th grade boys and girls in the Y CUP 1-Mile Run

Little Fritter Fun Run participants will receive a medal.

NEW IN 2022  - $200 for record breaking performances in:

  • 5K - Male (16.31)     Female (19.27)
  • 5 Mile - Male (24.36)     Female (27.31)


Little Fritter Fun Runs

Sponsored by MT Southington

Always a fun and spirited event at the Apple Harvest Festival Road Race

A variety of options, ranging from 50 yards to two laps around the Town Green are offered

For ages 2 to 6

Little Fritter Fun Runs begin at the conclusion of the 5K/5Mile events.  Approximately 9:45 to 10:00 a.m.

YMCA Staff coordinate smaller races by age and ability

Participants receive a medal (one medal per person)

1st 250 to sign up for Little Fritter Fun Run receive t-shirts


Y CUP 1-Mile Run:

The Y CUP 1-Mile Run is back for 4th and 5th graders

1st thru 5th place medals for 4th and 5th grade boys and girls will be awarded

Children in Southington elementary schools compete for the prestigious Y CUP. 

NOTE:  Registration is limited to 150 participants. 

Derynoski Elementary School was the proud winner of the 2021 Y CUP!  Pictured below ...

Community Teams are also back!

  • Team SMSAA (Southington Middle School Athletic Association)
  • Team Tyler in honor/memory of Tyler Chamberland
  • Team Adam & Jim in honor/memory of Adam Levin & Jim Maffiolini
  • Team Ralph in honor/memory of Ralph Mann


Some 'cool' stuff about the Apple Harvest Festival Road Races:

First 800 registered to receive specially designed t-shirt

First 250 registered for Little Fritter Fun Run receive t-shirt

Everyone receives specially designed bib

Be part of Southington's hometown road race

All proceeds go to support local individuals and families


Packet Pick-Up Info:

Packet Pick-Up (t-shirts and bibs) takes place at the Southington Community YMCA, 29 High Street, Southington, CT 06489

Friday, September 30th  --  8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, October 1st  --  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, October 2nd  --  7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

If you qualified for free t-shirt (First 800 for 5 Mile, 5K, Y CUP, 2 Mile) and first 250 for Little Fritter Fun Runs), we recommend that you pick up 'sooner than later on above dates/times' so you can be assured of your desired t-shirt size)


Like our Y's Facebook Group: Southington Runners

Also, you may be interested in the Y’s Facebook page called Southington Runners

Lots of great, fun, and inspiring ‘running stuff’ is posted on a regular basis. 

Please check us out and like us!


Big time thanks to our Sponsors

See our list of 2022 sponsors below.

This generous support is a great validation of the work the Y does to support local individuals and families.

Check out our 2023 Sponsorship Opportunities by clicking here. Are you interested in being a 2022 Race Sponsor? Contact our Race Director, John Myers at or 860.919.1193.

AHFRR 2022 Sponsors