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Christopher Martin's Christmas Run for Children

Sun December 8, 2024 New Haven, CT 06511 US



1,535 spots left. Registration closes on July 29, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on July 30, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

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Our 40th annual Christopher Martin’s Christmas Run for Children is December 8th!! The flat 5K course runs from Christopher Martin’s Restaurant on Upper State Street to Downtown New Haven, Wooster Square neighborhood and back. All participants will receive a custom pint glass along with their race bib! T-shirts are also available for purchase during registration. 

Voted CT's best post-race party! As always, you can expect a great party with refreshments, live entertainment, awards ceremony and FREE BEER (for 21+). Festivities will be outside this year.

Early Packet Pick-Up Location: Woodbridge Running Co., 7 Landin St. Woodbridge, CT. Friday, December 6: 12:00pm - 6:00pm. Saturday, December 7: 10:00am - 5:00pm. 

Christopher Martin’s Christmas Run for Children is an annual tradition for in the local running community that emphasizes the gift of giving during the holiday season. We hope to make Christmas a little brighter for children in the New Haven area by giving them a toy from friends and neighbors they have never met. Over the years, our race has given over 50,000 toys to local children.


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