The 36th Annual Bigelow Tea Community Challenge

Sun September 24, 2023 Southport, CT 06890 US
Events
In-person

5k Run

$25 10:10AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Increases to $35 after the first 250 people register. (248 spots left) Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 9:00am EDT
In-person

3k Walk

$25 10:10AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Increases to $35 after the first 250 people register. (250 spots left) Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 9:00am EDT
In-person

Kids' Fun Run

$10 9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 9:00am EDT
Open to ages 10 and under.

Virtual Adult Run/Walk

$25 Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 9:00am EDT

Virtual Kid Run/Walk

$10 Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 9:00am EDT
Open to ages 10 and under.
Place
Wakeman Boys & Girls Club
385 Center Street
Southport, CT US 06890
Description

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! WE APPRECIATE WHAT YOU HAVE DONE FOR OUR CHARITIES.  

 

Join us for the 36th Annual Bigelow Tea Community Challenge!

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!

**Due to the charitable nature of this event, no refunds will be provided. **

@bigelowtea #BigTeaCC

 

Important Dates & Event Times:

September 8: Last day to pre-order t-shirt sizes

September 23: 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 24: 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 begins

  • 10:10 am: 5K Run & 3K Walk begin

  • 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

 

Event Information:

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.

  • PRICING (does not include taxes or fees)
          $30.00: first 250 registrants
          $35.00: registrants 251+
          $40.00: day of the race

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. 

  • PRICING (does not include taxes or fees): $15

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. 

  • PRICING (does not include taxes or fees)**: 
          Adult: $30
          Kids: $15 
**Shipping of giveaways will cost extra. If you do not wish to pick-up your giveaways or have them mailed, you may opt out of receiving.

Parking Day of Race: Please find instructions HERE

 

Course Maps: Find our course map for the 5K Run HERE & the 3K Walk HERE. Stay safe and enjoy the beautiful scenery!     

 

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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