Norwich Winterfest 5K
Saturday - November 29, 2014
Norwich Free Academy, 305 Broadway, Norwich, CT
Kids 10:30 AM, 5K 11:00 AM
|Note: Road Closures occur prior to first event.|
Come check out this great new 5K, put on to benefit Reliance House, Inc. Race day activities will include face painting, a door prize drawing at the awards ceremony, and the annual Winterfest parade beginning at 1:00 pm. Showers are available for runners staying for the parade.
Open to walkers and runners at all fitness levels.
Local running legend Amby Burfoot (1968 Boston Marathon winner and Runner’s World editor) will be participating in this year’s race!
The top overall female and male finishers will be awarded $200, 2nd place will receive $100, and 3rd place will obtain $50.
Charity Partner who benefits from your direct donation
Mental health diagnoses affect 1 in 4 or nearly 60 million Americans every year. More importantly, many individuals who are diagnosed CAN and DO RECOVER! Your support in the Winterfest 5K will help stomp out the stigma surrounding mental health.
Reliance House, Inc. is a non-profit community mental health center with a mission to enhance health through mental wellness. They serve over 800 adults annually through 30+ programs with the compassion and dedication of 200 employees. For over 37 years, Reliance House has helped people positively progress in their lives by partnering with adults to advance their day to day life skills such as cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene, transportation and budgeting. Reliance House programs also help individuals find and preserve stable housing, advance their educational goals, gain career experience, develop social networks and maintain employment.
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Donations to Reliance House can be made through Network for Good or mailed to 40 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360.
For sponsorship information, please contact Stephanie Sobotka, Director of Development, 860-887-6536 ext. 289, email@example.com.