• Start of a 5K race

    Race management services

  • Our team of experts

    Our team of experts

  • Group fitness programs

    Group and corporate fitness programs

Welcome to The First Mile! We are a group of dedicated athletes who have for many years supported and administered successful running events in central Connecticut. In 2013, with our experience and proven track record to build on, we launched The First Mile, a company specializing in the comprehensive management of races and related running and wellness programs.

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The First Mile team at 2013 Komen Race for the Cure

Race management services

Through the years, we have developed an expertise in managing all aspects of a running event. From preliminary permitting and course design, to advertising and pre-registration, to soliciting sponsorship, to day-of-race responsibilities, we have a proven track record that will insure the success of your race.

We are known for our attention to detail and for holding safe and runner friendly events. We manage races all over Connecticut and New England.

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2013 Cupid Shuffle

Fitness and wellness programs

Our company is also committed to people everywhere achieving health and fitness through running and we offer a variety of comprehensive training, fitness, and wellness programs. We will tailor a program to meet the needs of you, your staff or your clients.

We use a multi-pronged approach and introduce a number of workshops that support a healthy lifestyle. Our team consists of some of the most respected specialists in their fields.

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  • Do you want to organize a new race in Connecticut or the rest of New England?
  • Do you need help managing an existing running event?
  • Do you want to introduce a fitness or wellness regimen to your organization?

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us! We will work with you to meet all of your needs.

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