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Tom Dore's Run the Runway 5K benefitting ALS care at HFSC

Fri June 14, 2024


Free Kids Fun Run

$0 6:00PM EDT Registration ends June 14, 2024 at 6:00pm EDT


$25 6:30PM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Volunteers Registration

$0 6:30PM EDT Registration ends June 14, 2024 at 6:30pm EDT


Ellington Airport
360 Somers Road
Ellington, CT US 06029


• 5K Race Cost ($25 until end of April, $30 until end of May & $35 in June & Day of Race)
• Same day registration 4 - 6:00 pm *5K starts at 6:30pm sharp
• FREE T-Shirt guaranteed to 1st 100 Preregistered runners prior to June 1, 2024.
• Kids race free starts at 6:00pm

Venue Information & Course Description:
This is a full day event. Connecticut Parachutists Inc. will be open at 12:00pm and will be operating until race time. Everyone is encouraged to come out early to picnic, hike, make a tandem skydive or just have fun observing jump demonstrations.
*For tandem jump reservations visit: or call (860) 871-0021*
• 5K Race: A flat, fast 3.1mile run that starts on the runway and then on to a cut grass lawn and then on to a hard pack dirt road that finishes at the runway. 6:30pm start time.
• The 5K will have at least 1 water stop.
• Hot dogs, fruit, and smores will be provided at the fire pit after the race.
• The 5K awards presentation for the top finishers in each age group, and raffle will be held on the Connecticut Parachutists Inc. Drop Zone at the end of the runway immediately following the race. About 7:30pm.
• The FREE raffle prize drawing is for all entrants who have a BIB number. *You must be present to win*.
• Professional photography by David Gerstine from
• The race is pet friendly, but they must be on a leash.
• Parking: There is limited parking on both sides of the runway so please park in the Rice Manufacturing parking lot at 356 Somers Road.

Race Contact Info

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