2 Mile Walk

The flat 2 Mile Walk travels from the track at North Haven Middle School and along Bailey Road.

Post-Race Party

Hang around after the race for a post-race celebration! The party includes music, food, refreshments, awards ceremony & more!

Sponsorship Opportunities

With your help, we can raise thousands for Benhaven. To learn more about becoming a sponsor, click here or contact John Bysiewicz at (203) 481-5933 or

September 29, 2019

North Haven Middle School

55 Bailey Road

North Haven, CT 06473


7:30am: Packet Pick-Up & Registration

9:00am: 2 Mile Walk Start

9:30am: Post-Race Party!

10:00am: Awards Ceremony


Ample parking available at North Haven Middle School.

Virtual Walk Option

Can’t make the walk? Not to worry. Sign up for the virtual walk, log your own miles and we’ll send you an event t-shirt and a race bib (if registered by September 17).


Cotton tees to all entrants!


  • Top individual and team fundraisers.

*Walkers are not timed.

Research Opportunity with SPARK!

At the walk, you can also learn about exciting research opportunities at Yale, including SPARK, the largest genetic study of autism ever. The goal of SPARK is to speed up research and advance the understanding of autism. You can pre-register at no cost to enroll in the study assisted by a Yale autism researcher at the event. All individuals who pre-register and participate will receive a SPARK give-away.  Call this number (203) 785-7539 or email to pre-register.

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Support Benhaven

Your participation supports Benhaven, a local non-profit based in North Haven, CT. Benhaven’s mission is to enable people with autism and pervasive developmental disorders to participate in community life, exercise productive control over their own lives, have meaningful relationships and associations, be gainfully employed, and experience happiness and personal satisfaction. Benhaven provides educational services and support to approximately 40 children and adolescents with autism, intellectual disabilities and/or related disabilities from ages 5–21. Over 35 students are served by out Academy and Transition Program, 85 individuals receive in-home behavioral supports and 42 individuals are in Benhaven’s residential programs. Learn more about Benhaven here.

Fundraising teams and individuals are encouraged! Awards are presented to top individual and team fundraisers!

Earn FREE Walk Entry!

Those who donate or raise $200 or more earn a complimentary entry to the Benhaven Walk for Autism. Create a fundraising page during online race registration or by clicking below. Once you have raised $200, you will automatically be refunded your entry fee. Email with questions.

Thank You to our Wonderful 2019 Sponsors!

  • SPARK | Yale

  • Barrett Outdoors

  • Rose & Kiernan

  • Connex Credit Union

  • Mutual of America

  • TBNG, Inc.

  • Yale New Haven Hospital

  • Advanced Periodontics

  • Town Fair Tire

  • Precision Glass & Mirror

  • Executive Honda

  • Dunkin Donuts

  • The Pension Service, Inc.

  • Encon Heating & AC

  • RE/MAX Alliance

  • Check Writers

  • Webster Bank

  • David Fantarella Dental Group

  • Precision Auto

  • Duke and Helen Rosenberg

  • L.E. Whitford Co., Inc.

  • Attorney James W. Shea

  • Foucault’s Furniture & Appliance Store

  • Capotorto’s Apizza

  • The GEENTY GROUP, Realtors

  • Red Baron Carpet Cleaning, LLC

  • Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine, LLC

  • The Rural Gas Company

  • GC Electric Inc

  • Josh Karsmarski

  • Canaan Christian Fellowship

  • Sharon’s Salon

  • Bond Bilt Garages

  • Southern Connecticut Dental Group

  • Southern Connecticut State University

  • Hancock Pharmacy

  • Microsoft

  • Foxwoods Resort Casino

  • Coach Auto Body, Inc

  • Abraham Joseph Avni-Singer, MD

  • Yale Child Study Center

  • The Holy Smokes

  • Goody’s Hardware

  • AMR

  • Hartford Yard Goats

  • Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield