Julia’s Run for Children

4 Mile

1K Kids Fun Run

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The race is held in memory of Julia Rusinek, who passed away of an undetected heart condition on July 15, 1999. She was 21 years old. and benefits the  Julia Rusinek Memorial Fund.  The event celebrates the life of Julia Rusinek and honors the ideals for which she lived: supporting children in poverty through programming aimed at developing leadership skills, a love of literature and writing and dedication to athleticism.  Julia died of an undetected heart condition on July 15, 1999. She was 21 years old.

About Julia

The race is held in memory of Julia Rusinek, a Yale student who passed away of an undetected heart condition at the age of 21. The Julia Rusinek Memorial Fund celebrates her life and honors the ideals for which she lived: supporting children in poverty through programming aimed at developing leadership skills, a love of literature and writing, and dedication to athleticism.

Cotton Tees

Cotton shirts are offered 250 entrants! Shirt sizes are first come first serve.

Course Info

The scenic course begins at Yale University and travels through the historic Prospect Hill neighborhood and Edgerton Park. The event is one of the few 4 Mile races in CT!

2019 4 Mile Results

2019 Kids Run Results

April 14, 2019

College Street between Elm & Wall Street

Cross Campus, Yale University

New Haven, CT 06510

Schedule

8:00am: Packet Pick-Up & Registration

9:30am: 1K Kids Fun Run Start

10:00am: 4 Mile Start

10:25am: Post-Race Party!

11:00am: Awards Ceremony

Parking

Parking garages are located at the corner of Chapel and College Streets. Street parking is also available. Reminder, no meters on Sundays.

Awards

  • Top male & female finishers.

  • Top 3 men & women finishers in each of the following divisions:

    • 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80+.

  • All Kids Fun Run finishers receive ribbons.

Post-Race Party

Stick around after the race for music, food, beverages, awards ceremony & more! .

Sponsorship Opportunities

With your help, we can raise thousands of dollars for LEAP, Inc. To learn more about becoming a sponsor, contact Roza Rusinek at juliarun@gmail.com.

Past Results

1K Kids Fun Run:

2019

2018

2017

2016


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Leap, Inc.

LEAP trains New Haven college and public high school students to work with younger children, providing a literacy based curriculum as well as classes in the arts, computer science, swimming, athletics, camping, cooking and team building. 

EARN COMPLIMENTARY ENTRY!

Donate or fundraise $100 or more for LEAP, Inc. and receive complimentary race entry! You can create a fundraising page during online race registration. Once you raise $100, your entry fee will automatically be refunded. You can also fundraise or donate by clicking below. Questions? Contact jody@jbsports.com.