Running challenge: Ridgefield, Darien company registering

The Darien Running Company is located at 14 Brook St. in Darien. The Ridgefield Running Company is located at 423 Main St. in Ridgefield. The Ridgefield Running Company, and the Darien Running Company's 4th annual running challenge will kick off Jan. 4 2021, to continue the momentum of the company's Hometown Holiday Relay that raised over $1,800 for the Ridgefield Library, and the Darien Library from Dec. 1 to Dec. 14. Registration for the challenge is free, and opened Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. Participants can register at www.ridgefieldrunning.com/events. Registration closes Jan. 3, 2021, at midnight.

The Darien Running Company is located at 14 Brook St. in Darien. The Ridgefield Running Company is located at 423 Main St. in Ridgefield. The Ridgefield Running Company, and the Darien Running Company’s 4th annual running challenge will kick off Jan. 4 2021, to continue the momentum of the company’s Hometown Holiday Relay that raised over $1,800 for the Ridgefield Library, and the Darien Library from Dec. 1 to Dec. 14. Registration for the challenge is free, and opened Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. Participants can register at www.ridgefieldrunning.com/events. Registration closes Jan. 3, 2021, at midnight.

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The Ridgefield Running Company, and the Darien Running Company’s 4th annual running challenge will kick off Jan. 4 2021, to continue the momentum of the company’s Hometown Holiday Relay that raised over $1,800 for the Ridgefield Library, and the Darien Library from Dec. 1 to Dec. 14.

Registration for the challenge is free, and opened Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. Participants can register at www.ridgefieldrunning.com/events. Registration closes Jan. 3, 2021, at midnight.

For more information about the challenge contact Nancy Barlow at 203-438-7778 or training@ridgefieldrunning.com.

Participants in the challenge must walk or run at least one mile outside everyday for six weeks, logging their mileage weekly at https://frozenfeet.ridgefieldrunning.com/. Finishers of the challenge will receive an exclusive t-shirt. Over 600 people are expected to register for the 2021 event.

“Daily movement is so important for our physical and mental well-being, now more than ever. We have so many beautiful places to walk or run outside in this area, including our Main Streets and the Norwalk Valley RIver Trail,” Ridgefield Running Company and Darien Running Company’s owner, Megan Searfoss said. “This year, we would like to raise awareness for the Norwalk River Valley Trail, a multi-use path that will eventually go from Danbury to Norwalk,” a statement from the company to The Press also said.

Visit https://www.nrvt-trail.com/ to learn more, and to support the Norwalk River Valley Trail.