Featured Events

You are cordially invited to join us for these fun-filled events. Throughout the year, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center hosts several signature events. These provide an excellent venue for people like you to make new friends and have fun! Visit the events calendar for a full, up-to-date list.

vie for the kids 6K Trail Run & Walk at Ethel Walker Woods in Simsbury

vie for the kids 6K Trail Run/Walk

Ethel Walker School
Simsbury, CT
October 1, 2017

Become a Cure Crusader by joining vie for the kids 6K as a runner, walker or a virtual participant.

The pristine woods of the Ethel Walker School are waiting for the pounding of hundreds of Cure Crusaders’ feet! Join us for an inspirational 6K trail run and answer our question: Who are you running for?

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Team Connecticut Children's will be running the Eversource Hartford Marathon

Eversource Hartford Marathon

Bushnell Park
Hartford, CT
October 14, 2017

Connecticut Children’s is proud to be one of the official charities of the Eversource Hartford Marathon. Team Connecticut Children’s welcomes runners and walkers at any level, from the recreational runner to the experienced marathoner. Events include the marathon, half marathon, 5K and relay. Sign-up to run and fundraise with TEAM Connecticut Children’s and we will take care of your official marathon registration fees.

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Jamie's Run for Connecticut Children's

Jamie’s Run 5K

Standish Park
Old Wethersfield, CT
November 5, 2017

Your participation supports leading-edge cancer research, providing essential resources necessary to find a cure. Beyond the medicine, emotional and financial assistance is crucial to families fighting this disease. The diagnosis of a child with cancer is devastating. Until a cure is found, the mission of Jamie’s Run is to care for the whole family as they move through treatment and beyond.

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Extra Life

Location of your choice
Anywhere, USA
November 4, 2017


Extra Life unites thousands of gamers around the world to play games in support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. This 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 $77,000 for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Be a hero.

Dedicate a day of play for kids in your community!

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A wondrous place for you and me - Connecticut Children's Medical Center Gala

Connecticut Children’s Gala

Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, CT
November 11, 2017

Since opening our doors 21 years ago, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has served as a “Wondrous Place” for children and families in Connecticut and around the globe. In addition to dining, dancing, and bidding, guests will enjoy live performances fit for a sultan.

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