West Island 5K

  • 04.23.2023 @ 11:00 AM
  • Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Event Closed
Online registration is closed for the West Island 5K. However, you can register on race day, Sunday, April 23, at the West Island Improvement Association, 41 Causeway Road, Fairhaven, MA beginning at 8:30am until race start. The Kids Mile starts at 10am and the 5K starts at 11am. Please address any questions to westisland5k@yahoo.com.
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Registration and Number Pick-up
41 Causeway Road, Fairhaven, MA
Saturday, April 22, 2:00-4:00 P.M.
Sunday, April 23, 8:30-10:45 A.M.
5K - USA Track and Field Certified: MA13007JK
Mostly flat and fast loop throughout scenic West Island with a fast downhill start and a challenging uphill finish.
Each mile will be marked.

Kids Mile Run - Flat and fast 1 mile course on paved and dirt roads with a little hill at the end.
5K - Overall Male/Female Finisher; Top 3 Male/Female Age Group Finishers
Age Categories: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and older

1 Mile - Trophies for Top 3 Boy/Girl Finishers in the Kids' Mile Run
Entry Fee
$5.00 - Kids' Mile
$15.00 – K-12 students registering for the 5K run/walk
$20.00 – 5K Run/Walk registrations received before April 15th
$25.00 -- 5K Run/Walk registrations received April 15th thru race day

Kids Mile Run: $5.00

** Commemorative keepsake to all Kids Mile Runners **
Prize Money
1st Place Male/Female: $100
2nd Place Male/Female: $75
3rd Place Male/Female: $50

Male/Female Course Record: $100

Male Record: Riley Macon – 15:20 (2018)
Female Record: Taylor Fortnam – 18:24 (2022)
5K Race Shirt or Beach Towel
Race shirt or beach towel guaranteed to the first 300 5K Run/Walk registrants. Beach towels are $5.00 extra.
Start Times
Kids Mile Run - Sunday, April 23, 2023 - 10AM
5K Run/Walk - Sunday, April 23, 2023 - 11AM

Course Maps
Sub Event Cost Distance
$25.00 5km
$20.00 5km
$5.00 1mi
$25.00 5km
$20.00 5km
$25.00 5km
I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with running including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the road and traffic; all such risks being known by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, I, for myself, and my heirs and assigns, and anyone else entitled to act on my behalf, do waive and release the West Island 5K Race Committee, the Town of Fairhaven, and all sponsors, their directors, officers, and volunteers from all claims of liabilities of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of my voluntary participation in this race, even though that liability may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in the waiver. SecureFee™ Registration Cancellation Insurance is offered in most states. If purchased, your registration may be covered for one of the covered reasons stated in the policy.