The 27th edition of the Polar Bear Run will be held Sunday, March 20 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.

Runners are encouraged to car pool due to limited parking.

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

Online registration is available at $25 at Race-day signup will also be available from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Cash awards of $100, $75 and $50 will be given to the respective top male and female finishers.

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.

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