Event Calendar

There are many events held throughout the year in support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Whether you are looking for a family friendly event or an adult’s night out, it’s a great way to show your support to local businesses & organizations that support the programs and services we provide. Find an event and mark your calendar!

Sep
28
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5K Run/Walk for Nancy’s Kids @ MDC Reservoir
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 16th Annual Run for Nancy’s Kids!

Open to the public, we welcome runners, walkers, adults and children. This scenic, paved 5K route through the MDC Reservoir is beautiful and enjoyable for all ages and fitness levels. Bring your strollers and pets (on a leash) too!

Sign-up today to take advantage of special pre-registration pricing!

Walk-up registration will be available on race day. $30 for Adults (18+), $25 for Adolescents 10-17, Children 9 & under are free.
REGISTER ONLINE THROUGH SEPTEMBER 27


Schedule of Events

9:00 am Registration
10:00 am Run/Walk Starts
11:00 am Awards

Run for Nancy’s Kids is organized by the University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program. The event celebrates the memory of Nancy Law, M.D., a beloved physician at Connecticut Children’s and an inspiration to many young people. Nancy’s Kids Fund provides financial assistance to families in need. Your support brings peace of mind and lifts financial burdens for families struggling to care for their children.

 

Oct
12
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Eversource Hartford Marathon – Team Connecticut Children’s @ Bushnell Park
Oct 12 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Add more meaning to your miles!

Team Connecticut Children’s is proud to be the largest, official charity team participating in the Eversource Hartford Marathon. Every year, our team has grown larger and more successful than the last. Over the past 14 years, team members have raised over $500,000 and more than $100,000 in 2018 alone! With your help we’ll keep growing, running, and fundraising for Connecticut Children’s.

Registration closes Friday, September 20, 2019.

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Nov
2
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Extra Life – Play Games. Heal Kids. @ Anywhere you want!
Nov 2 all-day

Extra Life. Play Games. Heal Kids.Extra Life is a year-round fundraising initiative that culminates in a 24-hour gaming challenge, where participants can play from the comfort of their own homes while supporting their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Last year, Extra Life raised more than $114,000 for Connecticut Children’s.

View our Extra Life Page

The concept of Extra Life is that people pledge their support to the gamers to play any games they wish for an allotted amount of time. Gamers can participate in video, tabletop, fantasy and other games. Participants are encouraged to participate during the 24-hour National Game Day, which will be on November 2 this year, but they are able to do this any day of the year for any amount of time they’d like. Fundraising begins on January 1, 2019 and ends on December 31, 2019.

To get involved or request more information on this year’s Extra Life activities for Connecticut Children’s please contact, Bianca Fiore.

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Check out who is gaming!

Extra Life unites thousands of gamers around the world to play games in support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $30 million for sick and injured kids. Sign up today and dedicate a day of play for kids in your community!
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Nov
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Jamie’s Run 5K and Kids K @ Standish Park - Old Wethersfield
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Experience the THRILL with more than 1,000 Runners!

Lace up for Connecticut Children’s largest 5K road race event. The 10th Annual Road Race, walk and Kids’ K is perfect for seasoned runners and bumbling toddlers alike! The professionally-run 5K circles the historic Town Green, and the Kids K fun run has 4 age categories with great LEGO prizes. You’ll have so much fun while supporting vital cancer research and family support at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, giving kids and families hope!

Why not set up a fundraising team?

Jamie Knotts lost her battle with a rare liver cancer at 5 1/2 months old in 2010. This race not only honors Jamie, but also the doctors, nurses and staff at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center who are living angels to the children and families who are currently struggling with cancer and blood disorders.

Your participation will ensure a brighter future for children all over Connecticut, who come to Connecticut Children’s for state-of-the-art care. The race for a cure for many forms of cancer and blood disorders continues. The proceeds equally support the Cancer Clinical Trials Program, which helps to offer the latest advancements in treatment, and the Family Assistance Fund, because the last thing a parent needs to worry about when their child is diagnosed with cancer is how to pay the bills.

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