CHESTER — On Saturday, July 4, the Rotary Club of Chester will sponsor its perennially popular 37th Annual “4 on the 4th” Road Race – a time-honored Chester tradition. The start time is 9 a.m. The scenic, rolling course that loops its way around and through the quaint Village of Chester is USATF sanctioned and measured.
New this year, Advanced Registration is available Friday evening, July 3, between 4 and 6 p.m. at St Joseph’s Parish Center, 48 Middlesex Ave., Chester, Conn.
Race Day Registration will be between 7 and 8:30 a.m. at St Joseph’s Parish Center. Pre-registered runners may pick up race packets at either the Friday evening advanced or Saturday morning, race day registration. All entrants receive a road race T-shirt (while they last) and a complimentary drink ticket for use after the race.
Entertainment, food and drinks for participants and spectators will be available. Beer will be offered at the Rotary-sponsored beer tent. Food will be available from Chester Main Street merchants.
Chester will be closed at 8 a.m. on race day. Parking will be limited; carpooling is encouraged. Detour and parking data are available on-line at www.chesterrotary.org.
Chester Rotarians are dedicated to providing funding and service to local, national and international charitable organizations. All proceeds from this event support these causes.