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Sun February 3, 2019 New Haven, CT US 06511 Directions
Join 3,000 runners and walkers for IRIS' biggest annual fundraiser to support refugees & immigrants!
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Wilbur Cross High School
181 Mitchell Drive
New Haven, CT US 06511

Kick off Super Bowl Sunday at the 2019 Run for Refugees on February 3rd! Raceday registration also accepted on site!

Support refugees and immigrants at our largest annual fundraiser for IRIS — Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services. IRIS helps refugees and immigrants start their new lives in Connecticut. 

The top 3 fundraisers will be awarded with awesome prizes!
At last year's race, 3,000 runners enjoyed a scenic 5K run/walk through East Rock Park in New Haven. The run includes a post-race party with live music, international food, and an awards ceremony celebrating our mission to welcome refugees & immigrants from all over the globe. #RunForRefugees #RefugeesWelcome. 

EARN COMPLIMENTARY ENTRY! Donate or fundraise $200 or more for IRIS and receive complimentary race entry! Your donation and fundraising efforts help IRIS provide a variety of services and support to refugees.

LODGING DEAL: Enjoy a special Run for Refugees rate of $169 at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale between February 1-3. Reserve here or call 888-444-6664 by January 3rd.

RUNNERS PERKS: Local businesses thank you for supporting Run for Refugees. “Bring Your Bib” to these locations for special deals and freebies:

Breathing Room Yoga Center: Bring your bib for one free class anytime in February. Elm City Wellness: Bring your bib and take $15 off any massage between Feb. 3-8. PuREST Float Center: Bring your bib for 20% off a 60 minute float anytime in February.

Race Contact Info
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