The 27th edition of the Polar Bear Run will kick off Sunday at 11 a.m. near the Lake Waramaug Country Club tennis courts, near the intersection of Golf Links and North Shore roads in New Preston.

The course is a mostly flat, 7.6-mile tour run counter-clockwise around Lake Waramaug.

Online registration is available at $25 at Signup will also be available Sunday from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Cash awards of $100, $75 and $50 will be given to the respective top male and feamile finishers in the race.

Divisional awards will also be presented for the top three male and female finishers in age groups 18 and younger, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and older.

Runners are encouraged to car pool due to limited parking.

For inclement weather information, call race director Wallie Jahn at 860-355-0864 or e-mail