Litchfield News




Sports & Recreation

WMG Recreation Soccer for K - 2 Athletes
Hosted by Warren Morris
and Goshen Recreation
Every Wed., Sept. 19 – Oct. 24
5:30-6:30 pm
Wamogo High School
98 Wamogo Road, Litchfield, CT
We are thrilled to present this recreational soccer program to K - 2 athletes in the Region 6 District! This is a collaborative effort between Warren, Morris and Goshen Recreation Departments, the Wamogo Boys' and Girls' Varsity Soccer Teams and Coach O'Dell!
This six-week program will be held at the Boys' Varsity Soccer Field (upper field) up at Wamogo beginning Wednesday, September 19 from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Cost is $30.00 per athlete and includes a t-shirt and a pizza party! (Please make checks payable to: Warren Parks & Recreation)
Warren Parks and Recreation
at 860-868-7881 ext 113
Morris Beach & Recreation
Phone:  860-567-7437
Litchfield Cross Country Challenge
Saturday, September 29 ~ 8:00 am
White Memorial
Race kicks off at the big field in white memorial and the 5k course follows the trails in white memorial. The race is sponsored by litchfield parks & recreation and hosted by the litchfield track club. First 40 entrants receive souvenirs!
Registration begins at 8:00 am
2K Kid's Race begins at 9:00 am
5K Race at 9:30 am
FEE: $15.00 (before September 20)
Day of Race: $20.00   
KIDS RACE 2K (1.2 miles for Kids 18 and under) 
DIVISIONS: Male and Female
YOUTH (18 and under)
OPEN (19-39)
MASTER (50-59)
2K Race (Under 6) and (7-10)
The Litchfield Cross Country Challenge is one of Connecticut's oldest cross country races, it is held at White Memorial on Septermber 29th with registration beginning at 8:00 am near the activity field. The race is sponsored by Litchfield Parks and Recreation and hosted by the Litchfield Track Club. Local made honey to over-all winners and for age-groups!
It is the same 5K course as run during the Summer Cross Country Series, and the Junior Olympics course for 5K, as well as the old Berkshire League 5K Cross Country course.  The race course will be entirely within the scenic trials of White Memorial with the race beginning and ending in the big field by the museum. Timing for the event will be handled by Sunstroke Timing. Runners will be racing for autumn-themed prizes in their age-groups.
Entry forms are available at these locations in Litchfield: Murphy's Pharmacy; The Litchfield Community Center; The Village Restaurant, and Sportsmen's of Litchfield Print out the form from DOWNLOADABLE FORMS on this website and send with check for $15 (prior to October 10th) to: Litchfield Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 12, Bantam, CT 06750.
For more information on this race or other programs offered through Litchfield Parks and Recreation, contact (860) 567-7569.
5K Cider Run & Walk
Warren Parks and Recreation & Warren Land Trust
Saturday, September 29 ~ 10:00 am
Warren Woods
Warren Parks and Recreation and the Warren Land Trust will hold its 10th annual Cider 5K Run/Walk on Saturday September 29th at 10:00 am, with a Kids Fun Run at 9:45 am, to benefit thei Scholarship Fund Endowment with Connecticut Community Foundation.
This event is truly a unique experience for the whole family. The race features a fast out and back USATF certified course through the autumn foliage of Warren, CT starting and ending at Warren Woods Park on Brick School Road. The race offers delicious treats such as apple cider donuts, apple cider, an assortment of fruit and more.
After the KIDS FUN RUN for kids 12 and under, participants can enjoy free pumpkin painting. The race features chip timing for fast efficient results as well as music for your entertainment. Prizes are given to the first three overall male and female finishers, and first finishers in each age group.
For more information and online registration please visit: or download the application
form from the Town website at
Download application FORM - CLICK HERE
For more information, please contact
Warren Parks and Recreation
at 860-868-7881 ext 113