Registration Open for WCA’s Black Fly Blitz

Event on Monday, May 27, at 9 AM

Press release
Wilmot Community Association’s Black Fly Blitz, a few years ago before the pandemic.

After a four-year hiatus, the Wilmot Community Association’s (WCA) Black Fly Blitz is back!
Come join the fun along with other runners and walkers for the WCA’s 16th Black Fly Blitz 5K Run/Walk. The event starts at 9 AM, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, in Wilmot.

Pinnacle Timing of Newport is handling online registration and will time the race. You can register at, or at, until 5 PM Saturday, May 25. Participants can purchase their Blitz T-shirts for $10 until April 30.

Until May 25, race registration is free for children 11 years and younger and $25 for everyone 12 and older. On race day, registration will increase by $5 for everyone 12 and older.

Check-in and day-of-race registration opens at 7:30 AM Monday, May 27, under the tent on the Town Green at the intersection of Kearsarge Valley and Village roads in Wilmot Flat. For the safety of participants, please leave your dog at home.

The 3.1-mile, 5K scenic course is a clockwise loop that starts on Village Road and continues on Shindagan, Cross Hill, and Campground Roads and ends near the Town Green on Village Road. It is a relatively flat course over slightly undulating terrain. Runners will receive free beverages and snacks after the race.

The Black Fly Blitz is the WCA’s largest fundraising event of the year. Proceeds support the organization’s free programs and operations. The Wilmot Community Association enriches community life through social, recreational, and educational activities.

More information is available from the WCA website,, the WCA office at 603 526-7934, or by email at