Niantic Bay Boardwalk VIRTUAL 5K

Now through October 25, 2020
5K course of your choice, Run/Walk
Finisher shirt and certificate will be mailed

5K – Adult $25
5K – Student (18 and younger) $20
1K – Children (12 and younger) $15

About this Activity
The Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5K is now VIRTUAL for 2020 to help keep our community safe.

You run/walk your own 5K (3.1mile) course by October 25, send your results, and look for your exclusive Boardwalk 5K Superhero t-shirt and Certificate in the mail. You’ll have a great time outdoors and you’ll support the Niantic Children’s Museum. Race proceeds will help develop their programs for young children, making a lasting impact on the growing minds in this community.

Event details and schedule
Date: Now through Sunday, October 25, 2020
Location: VIRTUAL race on a 5K (3.1 mile) course of your choice
Completion: By October 25, send Completion Date and Time to


Registration: online (link below)

Register Now 

5K – Adult                                                 $25
5K – Student (18 and younger)                $20
1K – Healthy Kids Run (12 and younger) $15

Event Moisture wicking shirts are guaranteed to all who register by October 26th.
Online registration closes on 10/25.
*No refunds will be offered.

Online Registration: Registration


  • No awards for the virtual 5k.

Optional Course/Route idea:  Start at the McCook Park pavilion (Atlantic Avenue) in Niantic, run down through the Crescent Beach neighborhood, up to Main Street (Route 156), along Main Street through the village of Niantic;  turn at the Niantic River bridge, return on the Niantic Bay Boardwalk and finish just after Hole-in-the-Wall Beach (end of Baptist Lane).  (online: Strava image, now in Active listing)

Boardwalk Run Map
*Pets are not allowed on the Boardwalk.

Organizer Info

The Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5K is hosted by East Lyme Parks and Recreation and Niantic Main Street, the non-profit organization dedicated to creating a vibrant community experience for residents and visitors in Niantic and the Town of East Lyme.

Niantic Main Street
277 Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357
(860) 739-2550