The inaugural Mountaineer 5K road race will take place Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. at Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village.

Proceeds will benefit the Region 1 athletic fund.

The course is a relatively flat, up-and-back course that will lead the field from the school to Falls Village center and back.

Competition for males and females will be offered in eight age divisions. Walkers are welcome.

Numerous businesses from Kent and other Region 1 towns have signed on to support the event.

For more information or to register, visit For sponsorship or race-day concession opportunities, email