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.

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Contact us at 860-837-5700.

Upcoming Race Series Events

Reid’s Run 5K Trail Run/Walk

Winding Trails
Farmington, CT
Sunday, October 18, 2020

Lace up and join us at the 6th 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.

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Jamie’s Run 5K and Kids K

Standish Park
Old Wethersfield, CT
November 1, 2020

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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Past Race Series Events

Miles for Miracles 5K in Hartford, CT

Miles for Miracles

Mortensen Riverfront Park
Hartford, CT
September 21, 2019

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.

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5K Run for Nancy's Kids

5K Run for Nancy’s Kids

MDC Reservoir
West Hartford, CT
September 28, 2019

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!

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.

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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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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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