Connecticut Children's Race Series

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We encourage runners of all skill levels to check out the run, walk and challenge events hosted in support of Connecticut Children’s. Whether you’re a first-time 5K participant or a seasoned marathon runner – the Connecticut Children’s Race Series has the event for you. Interested in volunteering? Want to learn about sponsorship opportunities? Contact us at 860-837-5700.


Run and Walk Events

Reid’s Run 5K Trail Run/Walk

Winding Trails
Farmington, CT
Saturday, May 4, 2019

Lace up and join us at the 5th Annual Reid’s Run 5K Trail Run and Walk. Enjoy the pristine woods of Winding Trails, where all skill levels are encouraged to run in the trail race or take in the scenery on the non-competitive 5K walk.

Enjoy music, refreshments, fire truck demonstrations, awards and more. Reid’s Run is a rewarding celebration you will enjoy whether you are a serious athlete or simply love the outdoors. Your participation in the race and/or as a fundraiser supports the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

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Run 4 Robin 5K

Nevers Road Park
South Windsor, CT
Sunday, May 19, 2019

The scenic Nevers Road Park is the perfect spot for an inspirational 5K race supporting patients and families cared by at the Division of Nephrology at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Run 4 Robin welcomes runners and walkers at any level, from the recreational walker to the experienced road runner. Leashed pets and jogging strollers welcome. By registering today, you are helping our researchers push the boundaries to develop the best clinical trials for young patients who are bravely battling kidney disorders.

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

Eversource Hartford Marathon Team

Bushnell Park
Hartford, CT
October 12, 2019
Fundraising open through 11/10/19

Connecticut Children’s is proud to be one of the official charities of the Eversource Hartford Marathon. Help us exceed 220 runners in 2019 and surpass last year’s record-breaking total of $99,711 raised in support of programs and services vital to the health of children throughout the region. All members of Team Connecticut Children’s receive complimentary race registration in exchange for their commitment to a minimum fundraising goal.

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Jamie's Run

Jamie’s Run 5K and Kids K

Standish Park
Old Wethersfield, CT
November 3, 2019

Your participation supports leading-edge cancer research, providing essential resources necessary to find a cure. Beyond the medicine, emotional and financial assistance are 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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Featured Events

Throughout the year, Connecticut Children’s Foundation hosts several fun-filled, signature events. These provide an excellent venue for people to make new friends and have fun! From golf to 5K’s and dining to car shows, there is something for everyone to attend in celebration of our vital mission of making the children of Connecticut the healthiest in the nation.

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