The picturesque 5K & 1 mile courses start and end at the College Woods Pavilion at East Rock Park. Participants will enjoy scenic views of East Rock and the pass the historic homes in the East Rock neighborhood. Families can look forward to the post race celebration with music, refreshments and kid’s activities.
The race benefits the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Southern Connecticut (SCDAA-SC). In pursuit of systemic change, SCDAA-SC embraces prevention strategies to enhance the quality of life and well-being of individuals affected by sickle cell disease (SCD), the trait and related conditions and to provide individuals and families with critical education and access to support services through innovative partnerships and advocacy. Our vision is to enhance all aspects of the quality of life within the SCD community inclusive of finding a cure!