Run for the Water

May 5, 2018 – 14th annual run for the water

8K BEACH RACE and 5K family fun walk/run

Register Now for WFA’s 14th Annual “Run for the Water”! Current WFA  members are eligible to receive a $5 discount.

On Saturday, May 5, 2018 the Westport Fishermen’s Association is hosting its 14th annual Run for the Water at the DCR Horseneck Beach State Reservation in Westport MA. The race gun will sound off at 10:00 am. This year we reinstate the 8K course length, with cash awards for top male & female finishers. The 5K Family Fun Run/Walk returns, with fun prizes for top individuals. Prizes for other categories in both the 8K and 5K will also be awarded. As always, we will offer complimentary short sleeve T-Shirts and a post-race feast. And of course, you will be supporting a great cause!

Come out and run this beautiful, flat and fast 8K course with ocean and river views or walk or run a 5K loop for fun. All proceeds will support WFA’s efforts to protect and preserve the Westport River and its marine habitat as well as our scholarship and education programs.

Regular registration is $25 and race day is $30.  Kids 14 & under pay only $15 . Register online at  to get the early bird $5 discount by March 31st and option for referral rewards.  Or download the mail in form: WFAroadracereg2018.    For more information call 774-264-9200.

2017 recap

2017 Results

Race photos – Courtesy of Jason Niemann

Despite the intermittent rain, we had a great turnout with participants coming from ten states.  In 2017 we swapped out the 8K course for a 10K distance and Matt Moussamih from Swansea won it in 40:22. Lauren Galiardi of Cumberland, RI was the women’s winner, coming in at 46:59. Top finishers in the 5K Fun Run were Dan Murphy of Westport and Katie Knapp from Brooklyn, NY.