Connecticut Children's Running Series

Run and Walk Events

Joe Kelly Memorial 5K Road Race

Joe Kelly Memorial 5K Road Race

Lisbon Town Hall
Lisbon, CT
April 28, 2018

The charming New England town of Lisbon is ready for the pounding of hundreds of runners’ feet who are joining Team Joe Kelly for an inspirational 5K road race providing financial and emotional support for children and families fighting pediatric cancer.

Team Joe Kelly was created to honor the memory of Joe Kelly, who courageously battled brain cancer for two years. While Joe was only 14 when he passed away, his goodness and positive attitude for life impacted all of those who knew him. Joe was also passionate about sports. Whether he was playing football, baseball or basketball, he was competitive, but mainly loved being part of a team. After brain cancer treatment, Joe wanted to play football again. Physical therapists worked with him to develop his balance so he could do the kickoff one final time – and he did. Joe’s memory continues to inspire others to train on and Train for Life!

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Nate’s Junior Warrior Run

Rosedale Farms & Vineyards
Simsbury, CT
June 2, 2018

Nate’s Junior Warrior Run challenges kids to age appropriate obstacles that will have junior warriors crawling through mud, climbing, carrying and having a great time! Children ages 10-18 will join their peers to compete as a team or participate as individuals. All obstacles are optional and there will be numerous volunteers stationed throughout the course to help out.

Nate’s Junior Warrior Run is not a timed event. This is a challenge to our junior warriors to perform their best, challenge themselves, make new friends, and help fellow warriors to the finish line!

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Miles for Miracles

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Hartford, CT
June 10, 2018

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

Eversource Hartford Marathon Team

Bushnell Park
Hartford, CT
October 13, 2018
Fundraising open through 11/15/18

Connecticut Children’s is proud to be one of the official charities of the Eversource Hartford Marathon. Help us exceed 200 runners in 2018 and surpass last year’s record-breaking total of $92,087 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 4, 2018

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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