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Apple Harvest Festival Road Races

Y CUP 1-Mile Run

Title Sponsor:  Hartford HealthCare

Children in grades 4 and 5 (September 2022) may participate

Sunday, October 2nd



A 1-mile run in conjunction with the Y's Apple Harvest Festival Road Races

The Y CUP is open to all elementary age children - no matter the town/city or state

Participants will run the last mile of the Apple Harvest Festival 5K 

  • Participants will meet at DePaolo Middle School before the race (8:00 a.m.) where Y staff members will coordinate and lead runners to the start of their mile run (On Woodruff Street).  Runners will start at approximately 9:10
  • Details will be provided to all families in advance
  • Y CUP finishers will be led to Y CUP holding area after they finished to be picked by their parent/guardian

Points and medals will be awarded to boys and girls in Southington elementary age grade levels who finish in the top five of their respective grades.

The winning team in Southington will be awarded the prestigious Y CUP to keep in their school for a year.  Derynoski Elementary School was the proud winner in 2021.



Registration is open beginning April 1, 2022

Registration can be done On-line

If you are unable to register on-line, please contact John Myers

Registration is limited to 150 runners  

Cost: $15 per person 

All participants within the first 800 signed up for any of the Apple Harvest Festival Road Races will receive a t-shirt

All participants receive a bib



Results - Y CUP race results will be available Monday, October 3, 2022 at

In the Southington School district, the fastest 5 boys' and girls' finishers in each grade will be recognized at their schools 

4th and 5th graders from outside of Southington will be eligible to participate and receive medals if they place in top five of their division

Race Etiquette:  Runners must follow Road Race etiquette and respect others.  

Spread the word and get your classmates to participate

Any other Y CUP questions??  Please contact John Myers by email, or phone at 860-919-1193


Click Here to register