ISD to Host First Annual Around the World 5K Run & Kids Obstacle Course

ISD around the world 5K run

The International School at Dundee (ISD) will host its First Annual Around the World 5K Run and Kids Obstacle Course on Saturday, September 26, starting at 9:00am.

The event, which will be held rain or shine, is open to the public with all proceeds benefiting PTA-sponsored curriculum enhancements.  Pre-registration is available at

The 5K Race starts and ends at ISD, with a gentle course which winds through residential streets surrounding the school at 55 Florence Road in Riverside, CT.  Two water stations will be provided for runners along the course, and all pre-registrants will receive a race t-shirt.  Medals will be provided to top three finishers in each of six age groups.  Registration for the 5K costs $20 through September 4; and $25 after September 5.  Race day registration costs $30 per person.

A fun obstacle course, for kids 13 and under, will be set-up on the ISD playground.  Age and grade-level loops will be offered for kids, with obstacles including hurdles, tires, climbing wall, hay bales and more.  Kids Obstacle Course registration costs $12 through September 4; and $15 after September 5.  All kids will receive a fun finisher’s prize.

“We hope that everyone will come out to support ISD’s First Annual 5k Around the World Fun Run and Kids Obstacle Course,” said Kristin Lisjak, event chair, and PTA co-president.  “ISD is a multi-national community, with many countries represented among our student body.  This multi-cultural orientation will be reflected in fun ways at the event.”

The International School at Dundee was authorized in July of 2003 as an official International Baccalaureate school.  ISD is one of only 181 IB Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) authorized schools in the U.S, and one of only a few elementary schools in Connecticut to receive the IBPYP accreditation.  ISD offers programs for students from kindergarten through fifth grade. 

ISD has a student body population of 375 students and is comprised of students who live on designated streets, as well as magnet students from throughout Greenwich who apply to the school via a lottery system.  For information, visit, or call 203-637-3800.