2024 Minute Man Race

Soundview Dr.
Westport, CT 06880

Running > 10k, 5k

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Event Description

The Westport Young Woman’s League will be hosting its 45th running of the Minute Man Race on April 28th, 2024 at the famed Compo Beach, with all warm-ups starting at 8 am.

The main event will consist of a certified USA Track and Field 10K Run, 5K Run and 5K Walk. The Kids Fun Run will include a 50 yard dash (Ages 3-5), 100 yard dash (Ages 6-7), 1/2 mile (Ages 8-9), 1 mile (Ages 10-12) featuring a Kids Zone during and after the race. Race net proceeds will directly benefit charities located in lower Fairfield County, CT and Westport, CT.

Discounts are available for students and First Responders, contact minuteman@wywl.com for the discount code.

For complete details on the 2024 Minute Man Race, hosted by the Westport Young Woman’s League, please visit www.minutemanrace.com



Event details and schedule

Pre Race Registration and Bib Pick Up:

Location: Performance Optimal Health

333 Post Rd W, 1st Floor, Westport, CT 06880 

Dates: Thursday, April 25th, 5-8. Saturday, April 27th, 9-1.

*Day Of Race Registration will be at Compo Beach from 7-8am ONLY



  • Adult race warm-ups begin at 8:00 am next to the Pavillion near the Start Line
  • 5K Run & 5K Walk - 8:30 am at South Compo Beach
  • 10K Run - 8:40 am at South Compo Beach
  • Kids Fun Runs -first age group starts at 8:30 am at the baseball field near the marina 


  • 5K Run, 5K Walk and 10K Run – all participants under 13 must participate with an adult 
  • Kids Fun Run – parents must be present during the race; no drop-offs


  • If you decide to pick-up your bib on Race Day, please plan to arrive early to register your attendance as the Compo lot tends to be busy.
  • Registration is open from 7 am - 8 am only. You can park in the designated area in the Compo lot or in the adjacent Soundview dirt lot.  


Our race is held rain or shine and my be chilly early in the morning. Please dress accordingly. 

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, April 28th, 2024. If you have any questions, please visit www.minutemanrace.com or email us at Minuteman@wywl.com. 

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