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Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5K

April 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm


Niantic Main Street invites you to shell-ebrate the sea with the Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5K Run/Walk! Participants are encouraged to dress as mermaids, sea monsters, sea creatures and more. Prizes awarded for best adult costume, best child costume and best group costume. Proceeds from the race will go towards downtown revitalization. We hope you join us for this turtle-y awesome event this year!
Register by March 21st to be guaranteed an event T-shirt: nianticboardwalk5k.com
2024 Event details and schedule:
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Location: Registration and start at McCook Point Park, 8 Atlantic Avenue, Niantic, CT 06357.
Adults 19+: $30
18 and under (Students): $25
8:30-9:45 am: Race Day Registration
10:00 am: Race Begins
11:00 am: Award Ceremony
Bib pickup:
Friday 4/19 5-7PM at McCook Park, Niantic
Race Day beginning at 8:30 a.m. at McCook Point Park, Niantic

Registration open now!


Adult Online Registration: Click Here

Student Online Registration: Click Here

  • Registration open!
    Click the link above, log in/ create an account and find “Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5k” under program list. 
    Be sure to choose the correct registration category and that your registration information is correct. 
  • Register by March 25th to be guaranteed an event T-shirt!


  • Top three Females Overall, Top three Males Overall
  • Top Male/Female in age categories 18 an under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
  • Best Costume Adult
    Best Costume Child
  • Best Group Costume


April 20
8:30 am - 12:00 pm