• February 1 • Run For Refugees

Join us for the 8th Annual 5K!

Super Bowl Sunday 2015 – 10 a.m.

New Haven’s Wilbur Cross High School (181 Mitchell Ave.) & East Rock Park

THINK GLOBAL. RUN/WALK LOCAL.

Start your Super Bowl festivities early with a fun-filled event that raises funds and awareness for the hundreds of refugees who start new lives in Connecticut each year. Form a team to raise funds to sponsor refugee runners. The challenging certified course runs through picturesque East Rock Park. Chip timing and T-Shirts to all participants!  

Post-Race Party After the race, enjoy a warm, indoor post-race party with fabulous international food, beverages and entertainment.  

Fees: Early Bird Special! $25 Adult, $15 Student (18 & Under) until December 1. $30 Adult, $20 Student (Dec 1st - Dec 31).  $32 Adult, $22 Student (Jan 1st - Jan 31). Fees increase for raceday entries.  

Awards Given to first 3 finishers in each age division. 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+ and Wheelchair 


 

  

Register Early! Long sleeve technical shirts for the first 600 participants! 

 

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 Raise money for refugees!

Click the “Fundraise” button to setup your own fundraising page or setup as a team and raise critical support for refugees. Raise more than $100 and your entry fee is waived. Prizes to top three fundraisers! Gift certificates and more! The mission of IRIS - Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services – is to help refugees and other displaced people establish new lives, regain hope, and contribute to the vitality of Connecticut’s communities. Through the generous support of our donors, IRIS meets refugees’ housing, food and other basic needs; provides cultural orientation, education, health & wellness, and immigration legal services; and offers onsite English language training and job preparation and placement. To learn more about IRIS please visit www.irisct.org  

IRIS would like to thank our generous Run for Refugees Sponsors:

 

 

 United Way of Greater New Haven

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES STILL AVAILABLE. Your logo could appear here.

For sponsorship inquiries please contact Chris George (IRIS) cgeorge@irisct.org / 203-562-2095

 

Join the fun! VOLUNTEER on the course or at the best post-race party in New Haven. Please contact Laurel McCormack at IRIS, volunteer@irisct.org 203-562-2095 x206 

For more information: Kristin.jbsports@snet.net or 203-481-5933. In case of severe weather please call or visit www.jbsports.com for postponement.  


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