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Fall Festival Chili Cook-Off and 5K Road Race!

October 7, 2017 9:00AM


Calling all chefs, bakers and runners! The registration period to sign up for the Chili Cook-Off and the 5K Road Race, part of the Fall Festival on Saturday, October 7th, 2017, has now opened and is accepting applicants for both events.  Event held on the Visitor's Center Green!

Residents, businesses and nonprofit organizations are invited to participate in the Annual Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by the Claremont Parks and Recreation Department. Register online at www.claremontparks.com or call the Claremont Parks & Recreation Department to enter your favorite chili. The deadline to register your chili both online and through the office is Thursday, October 5th.  If you like good chili, come tease your taste buds and cast your vote for the best chili at the Fall Festival! Cook-Off tasting fees: $5.00 adults; $3.00 children; no fee for chili chefs. The chili tasting begins at 10:30 AM and will end at 2:30 PM, followed by awards.

If you feel you need to work up an appetite in order to consume all that wonderful chili, then sign up for the popular Chili Cook-Off 5K Road Race. Runners will receive a complimentary ticket to the cook off. Pre-registration is available until October 6th at 12:00 PM for $15.00.  Same day registration begins at 7:30 AM and is $20.00. Kids’ Race begins at 8:30 AM followed by the Chili Cook Off 5K Road Race. The race begins on Water Street at 9:00 AM. The race course can be viewed on Mapmyrun.com.

For further information about the Chili Cook-Off and 5K Road Race, please call the Parks & Recreation Department at 603-542-7019. 

E-Mail Address & Website Info: www.claremontparks.com