New Milford Parks & Recreation's 43rd annual 8-mile road race will be run July 31 with a 9 a.m. start on the east side of the Village Green.

For an eighth straight year, the race will be accompanied during the town's Village Fair Days by the less taxing Village Fair Days 5K road race.

The events will be directed by Michelle Gasiewski and hosted by New Milford Parks & Recreation.

The state's third oldest road race will offer monetary prizes to the top male and female athletes and male and female age divisional prizes.

Registration:is available by calling race director Michelle Gasiewski at 860-355-6050, e-mailing mgasiewski@newmilford.org or check www.raceit.com.