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Southwest Cafe Margarita 5K

RaceJoy Ready Sat August 4, 2018
Location: Ridgefield, CT US 06877 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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Additional race information can be found at http://www.southwestcafe.com.

Event Time Price Details
5k Run
7:00PM EDT
600 spots left.
Registration Opens April 24, 2018 at 8:00am EDT
Southwest Cafe
109 Danbury Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877
Ridgefield, CT US 06877

Barbara Nevins and the Southwest Cafe present the 11th annual Southwest Cafe Margarita Run to benefit the Ridgefield Sunrise Cottage. This festive 5k offers participants a healthy night out with a free margarita at the finish! Of course, for those 21 and over!

The Southwest Café Margarita 5K contributes to the Sunrise Cottage in Ridgefield, Connecticut. The Sunrise Cottage is a residence for members of the community with disabilities. It is part of ARI (Always Reaching for Independence), and devoted to enriching the lives of people with disabilities and their families by enabling them to achieve their fullest potential at home, at work, and in the community.

Race Times:

Race will start promptly at 7:00 PM.


5K Entry Fees:

  • $30.00 pre-registration (May 23- May 30)
  • $35.00 registration (June 1 – July 29)
  • $40 Race Day

5k Awards:

  • Top Male & Female Finishers
  • Top 3 Male & Female in Age Groups (9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+)\
  • All award winners receive a Southwest Café margarita glass commemorating the restaurant’s 29th anniversary.

All participants (21 & over) will receive ONE FREE MARGARITA from the Southwest Café with the presentation of your race number following the race. Soft drinks available for 20 & younger. And you can join us in the Cafe' after the run for a great dinner.

Race Course:


This is a flat and fast USATF-certified course. The course is an out and back on South St. Runners will pass behind Union Savings Bank, turning right onto Farmingville Rd., left on Limekiln Rd., left on Lee Rd., and then right onto Famingville Rd., right on Noran's Ridge, around the loop, back out to Farmingville, and left onto the South St. by-pass to the finish. 

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Chrontrack B-Tag timing by Club Connecticut

Packet Pickup:

Friday, July 28       4pm-7pm at Southwest Café.

Saturday, July 29  10am-5pm at Ridgefield Running Company, 88 Danbury Road

Saturday, July 29   5pm-7pm at Southwest Café

Post Race Raffle & Festivities:

Post race raffle & race results on the green in front of Southwest Café. In addition to Southwest's well known raffle there will be other light snacks.

LIVE MUSIC! after the race. Enjoy ONE FREE Margarita for all participants (21 & up) with their race number.


Pets, in-line skates, and bikes are not permitted on the course. We ask that participants with baby joggers be respectful of other competitors and yield the right of way.

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Southwest Cafe Margarita 5K.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Southwest Cafe Margarita 5K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Map

The Southwest Cafe Margarita 5K has a course map available.

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