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!
Fly out to Ellington to experience radio-controlled model aircraft in action!
Come out and enjoy the day at the Warbirds Over Ellington. With over 100 model aircraft on display and flying, The Northern Connecticut Radio Controlled Club (NCRCC) wants to introduce you and your family to an exciting new hobby. Club member models represent real aircraft from World War I & II as well as current military aircraft. Wingspans vary from a few feet to over 10 feet. It’s better than XBOX in 4K!!
Bring lawn chairs and come early as our parking lot fills rapidly. Food and refreshments will be available at the field. Rain date planned for September 8, 2019.
The Northern Connecticut Radio Controlled Club (NCRCC) was established in 1962. Today the club has a membership of over 130 members of all ages. NCRCC is one of only 4 clubs in the USA that own our own property. Our field consists of 42 acres with a 600 x 100 foot grass runway and a 20 x 200 foot paved runway. The club hosts various contest events throughout the year and for 2019, Connecticut Children’s has been selected as the beneficiary of the charity portion of the event.
Bendett & McHugh, P.C. is proud to continue the Miles for Miracles tradition of supporting the highest quality patient care and enhancing the health and well-being of the children and families in our community.
The picturesque Hartford Riverfront 5K course is USATF certified with chip timing! Kicking off at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Miles for Miracles is pleased to offer complimentary warm-up and post-race massages from certified massage therapists.
To make a donation online, please visit:
(Select gift designation: “Other” Note: “Miles for Miracles”)
Admission for one, refreshments and a t-shirt*
7:30 a.m. Walk-up registration begins
8:30 a.m. 5K and Family Fun Walk/Run begin
Prizes awarded for:
Top overall male/female 5k finish
Medals for top 2 male/females in age divisions
*T-shirts available for the first 100 pre-registered runners.
Connecticut Children’s is the only medical center in Connecticut dedicated to improving the physical and emotional health of children through family-centered care, research, education and advocacy. We embrace discovery, teamwork, integrity and excellence in all that we do.
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.
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.
Not a runner?
- Join Team Connecticut Children’s as a Virtual Runner. Sign-up up today to get started on your personal fundraising page! Your support will help encourage our runners as they race toward the finish line.
- Volunteer: On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Team Connecticut Children’s is in need of 50 volunteers to serve as course monitors. If you are interested in helping out during this energetic event, please send us an email!