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Event Information

Schedule:
  
7:45 a.m. Registration/Check-In
  8:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony 
  9:00 a.m. 5K WALK/RUN FOR HOPE Begins
10:15 a.m.  Children's Fun Run Starts
10:30 a.m. Awards

Walk Location:
Jennings Beach, 880 South Benson Road, Fairfield, CT  06824

From the East: Take I-95 South. Take the Route 135/North Benson Road exit 22 and continue 0.15 miles. Turn left onto North Benson Road/Route 135 and continue 0.22 miles. Cross over Boston Post Road/US-1 and road turns into South Benson Road which runs into Jennings Beach. At the stop sign merge to the left at the fork. Follow this road and the entrance to Jennings Beach will be on the right.

From the West: Take I-95 North. Take the Mill Plain Road exit 21 and continue 0.21 miles. Turn right onto Mill Plain Road and continue 0.19 miles. Turn left onto Boston Post Road/US-1 and continue 0.38 miles. Turn right onto South Benson Road which runs into Jennings Beach. At the stop sign merge to the left at the fork. Follow this road and the entrance to Jennings Beach will be on the right.

Parking:
Please drive into the park and park in the designated areas.

Registration Fees:
- $35 - Adults ages 13 and up 
- $40 - Adults from September 8 through race day
- $10 - Children 12 and under

Awards will be given to the top individual and team fundraisers!
Race Awards: Top Male & Female Overall and in Age Groups:
14 and Under;
15-19;
20-29;
30-39;
40-49;
50-59;
60-69;
70-79;
80 and over

Course:
You can download the course map here!


More Information:
WALK/RUN FOR HOPE takes place rain or shine!

  • The 5k (3.1 mi.) run is on a certified USATF course.
  • All participants will receive a WALK/RUN FOR HOPE t-shirt.

Please note, the fun run is separate and apart from the WALK/RUN FOR HOPE
- For children ages 5-10
- Must sign up at the event
- No registration fee required to participate if registered for the WALK/RUN FOR HOPE