ONS Foundation Play Strong Safe 5K


Event Date

Sun, Sep 21, 2014


Old Greenwich, CT

About This Activity

The ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education, Inc., a Greenwich Hospital Alliance, will hold second annual ONS Foundation PLAY Strong PLAY Safe 5K, a Walk/Run and Health & Fitness Expo in beautiful Old Greenwich. Based at the OGRCC (Old Greenwich Riverside Civic Center, 06870), the race is a sanctioned USA Track & Field 5k course that offers a terrific, scenic route geared for families as well as elite runners.

Packet Pick Up/Race Day Registration:7:00-8:30am

Start of 5K Run: 9:00am

Health Expo Immediately Following

You can also register for the Run/Walk and pick up your registration packet on Saturday, September 20, at OGRCC between 11:00am-4:00pm

Course Info

Upon starting at the ORGCC on Harding Road, this flat course heads south past the Innis Arden Club, followed by a right turn onto Shore Road followed by a quick right onto Sound Beach Ave.  As you speed down Sound Beach Ave you will encounter the Old Greenwich Elementary School, the Old Greenwich Firehouse and all the local town store fronts.  Once through town you will pass Binney Park on your left followed by a right turn onto Forest Ave making your way back to the finish line at the OGRCC.

Event details and schedule

A unique post race Health and Fitness Expo featuring ONS, Elite Health Services and Fairway Markets, will offer information on sports training, injury prevention and treatments and merchandise demos.

Proceeds from the ONS Foundation PLAY Strong PLAY Safe 5K will benefit the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education research and educational initiatives. A portion of the proceeds will also support youth sports programs at the OGRCC.

New for 2014 - Create a Team to race for the Team Challenge Trophy!  Teams can be created while you register on Active.com.


Teams can be created with 5 or 10 people.  A team of 5 will receive 1 free entry while a team of 10 or more will receive 2 free entries.  To register your team:

  • The Team Captain will register the entire team.  While registering the Team Captain will select to build either a 5 Person Team or 10 Person Team and will pay for the team in full and input all other teammates demographical information.
  • *Note for teams over 10: Because the Team Captain is limited to building either a 5 or 10 Person Team, any teammates over 10 will register as an individual runner.  However, when he or she is registering they will select their team from the dropdown box and will then been recognize as being on that team.

*Please Note: At completion of your registration there is a $7 optional insurance fee. This insurance is optional and NOT required to participate in the ONS Foundation PLAY Strong PLAY Safe 5K

**Be sure to sign up early! ONSF 5K Play Strong Play Safe race shirts will only be available on first come first serve basis!

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