Connecticut Children’s Race Series
Get up! Get out! Cure that Cabin Fever!
At times like this, it’s important to take care of yourself and your family. As a valued member of the Connecticut Children’s family, we take your health and well-being very seriously. So don’t lose sight of what’s coming in the fall – The Connecticut Children’s Race Series. With virtual participation options available, our race series provides you the opportunity to socially distance and still participate in events you know and love…or maybe even a new one!
Overall and Age Category Awards
The top male and female for each 5K will receive a Connecticut Children’s branded 20 oz. YETI® tumbler. Each age category winner will receive a logo running backpack.
Partnering with Connecticut Children’s is a win-win for both large and small businesses, as it offers unique and rewarding opportunities to reach patients, parents, families and volunteers in their own communities. Align your brand with Connecticut Children’s – sponsor individual races or the whole race series.
Interested in volunteering?
Contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860-837-5700.
Upcoming Race Series Events
5K Run for Nancy’s Kids
West Hartford, CT
Saturday, September 12, 2020
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.Learn More
Eversource Hartford Marathon Team
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Fundraising open through 11/10/20
Connecticut Children’s is proud to be one of the official charities of the Eversource Hartford Marathon. Help us exceed 220 runners in 2020 and surpass last year’s record-breaking total of $124,275 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.Join Our 2020 Team!
Reid’s Run 5K Trail Run/Walk
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.Learn More
Jamie’s Run 5K and Kids K
Old Wethersfield, CT
Sunday, 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.Learn More