Parks and Rec offering running club


NAUGATUCK — The Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a beginners running club for adults and families.

Participants will learn the basics of running over an eight-week session leading up to the 5K Sao Paio Race in September. Participants should be able to comfortably walk 1 mile before starting this program.

A session for ages 16 and older will be held on Mondays starting July 11. A session for families, ages 8 and older, will be held on Wednesdays starting July 13. Both sessions are at Linden Park from 6 to 7 p.m.

The fee for six participants in a group is $75 per person. The fee is $45 per person for 10 or more participants. The deadline to register is July 1 and payment must be made in full by July 8. For more information, call 203-720-7071.