Christopher Martin’s Christmas Run for Children

 Connecticut’s most festive holiday 5k featuring Connecticut’s best post-race party!

Christopher Martins Restaurant, New Haven, CT

Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 10:30 am

Our Mission: We hope to make Christmas a little brighter for needy children in the New Haven area by giving them a toy and a message of love from friends and neighbors they have never met. We encourage you to donate a toy! See details below. Over the years, our race has given over 50,000 toys to local children.

Run Lift Perform 8 Week Training Program!

Run Your Best (or First) 5K! Join Lift Run Perform‘s 8 week training program for the Christopher Martin’s Christmas Run with one of Connecticut’s top fitness coaches.

The program includes 2 meet-ups per week – running, lifting, personal training program, and one-on-one access with USATF Coach, Mary Johnson. Click here for more info.

Raceday Schedule, Sunday, December 10 @ Christopher Martin’s Restaurant:

8:30am: Packet pick-up & registration

10:30am: 5K start

10:45am: Post-race party!

11:30am: Awards ceremony

Entry Fee: $20 entry fee. Long-sleeve tech tees are available for an additional $20.

Discounted Entry Fee with Donated Toy: Participants receive a lower entry fee of $15 if they donate a new toy. To lower your race entry and donate a toy, fill out the printable form above and send in with payment. Discounted registration IS NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE. All mail-in entries must be received by December 5, 2017 to be processed in time. Toys can be dropped off at Trailblazer New Haven during early packet pick-up or at Christopher Martin’s Restaurant on race morning.  If you choose to donate a toy, you must present an unwrapped toy to receive your race packet.

Race Limited: Event is limited to 2,500 entrants. Raceday entry is not guaranteed.

Early Packet Pick-Up: Trailblazer, 296 Elm St., New Haven, CT. Friday 12/8 & Saturday 12/9 10am-6pm.

Raceday Packet Pick-Up: Christopher Martin’s Restaurant, 860 State Street, New Haven, CT. Sunday, 12/10 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

T-shirts: Long-sleeve tech shirts are available for purchase for $20. Limited number of tech shirts are available on race weekend.

Awards: $50 gift certificate to Trailblazer given to first overall male & female finishers. Gift cards also awarded to top three finishers in each of age group (male & female): 12 & under, 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80+.

Volunteers are needed! Please call 203-481-5933 for more info.

Location: Christopher Martin’s Restaurant, 860 State St. New Haven, CT 06511

For more information: jody@jbsports.com or 203-481-5933. The race is run rain/shine/snow. Entry fees are non-refundable.

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Silver Creative Group

All American Waste
Slocum & Sons
Knights of St. Patrick
Citizens Television Inc.
Skyy Vodka
Yale Printing & Publishing Services
Performance Physical Therapy & Wellness
The Edge Fitness Clubs
mActivity
99.1 PLR
Flanagan Associates LLC
CrossFit New Haven
New England Brewing Co.
Narragansett Beer
AdBook Direct
Access AV
Modern Apizza
Chabaso Bakery
Mills Law Firm
Eder Brothers
Complete Dental

Team Spatz
Attorney Edward L. Walsh

RESULTS:

2016 Christopher Martin’s Christmas Run for Children Overall

2015 Christopher Martin’s Christmas Run for Children Overall

For results from previous years, please refer to the JB Sports Race Results Database.