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Last year, we were able to raise over $160,000 for donation to Bridgeport/Fairfield-based charities. We would not be able to do that without your support & the support of our sponsors! Help us beat that!
**Note: We reserve the right to transfer any in-person registrations to virtual run registrations at ANY time, should public health concerns require us to cancel our in-person run. Due to the charitable nature of this event, no refunds will be provided. **
September 8: Last day to pre-order t-shirt sizes
September 24: Early Giveaway Pick-up (9:00am - 12:00pm (EST)) at Bigelow Tea: 201 Black Rock Turnpike Fairfield, CT 06825.
** If you cannot pick-up your items early, you may do so on race day at Wakeman's Boys and Girls Club: 385 Center St Southport, CT 06890**
September 25: Race Day!
Location: Wakeman's Boys and Girls Club: 385 Center St Southport, CT 06890
8 am: Check-in opens
9 am: Kids' Fun Run
10:10 am: 5K Run & 3K Walk
10:30 am: Enjoy delicious snacks & adult hydration!
11:00 am: Raffle **You must be present to win!!**
Please note: This is a rain or shine event! In person check-in will end 15 minutes prior to the start of your event.
5K Run: This is a computer chip timed 5k event. Awards will be given for the overall men's and women's champion. Age group awards three deep for 9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ and beyond!
3K Fitness Walk: Walk at your own pace on a non-competitive course. This event is NOT computer timed. There are no awards for this walk.
Kids' Fun Run: **Kids 10 and under** 100-yard Scamper, 1-mile jog PLUS tons of Fun Activities. Kids will enjoy awards, snacks, and fun activities! These kids events are not timed.
Virtual Event Options: Follow along with the event @bigelowtea. We encourage you to share your training photos/videos and your day-of run on social media using the hashtag #BigTeaCC to stay connected! These event are NOT computer timed. There are no awards. If you would like to include your time, please enter on our website. Please follow these directions for submitting your time on our website. Virtual times will not be accepted for the Kid's event.
A BIG THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO MAKES THIS RACE POSSIBLE.
We would like to thank all our volunteers who help make this event possible and safe! Race management provided by MS Running Productions & Marty Schaivone. Timing services for the 5K is provided by The Last Mile Racing.
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