11th Annual Sunshine Kids Road Race

Sat November 6, 2021 Middlefield, CT 06455 US Directions

Sunshine Kids Road Race

10:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

Untimed -walk only

10:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

Kids Run

9:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT
11th  Annual Sunshine Kids 3.59 mile Road Race. Run or walk  (USATF Certified Course)  This event to date has donated about  $38,000 since its creation.

RE: Covid 19 - Please be respectful of others and bring and wear your mask until you start running or walking. All participants please be aware of each other’s personal space while running, walking, hanging out, lining up at the starting line, picking up your bib and buying raffle tickets . Food volunteers will be wearing masks and all food will be individual wrap and there will be hand sanitizer on the tables.

Race Date: Sat November 6th
Rain or shine. No Refunds, Or Bib Transfers 
Bring some extra cash for raffle tickets!                                                                                                                                                                                               Shirts to the 1st 125 signed up (timed or untimed)

Who are the Sunshine Kids? The Sunshine Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, we are committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients. The Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events, free of charge, for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across North America. 
1. Timed Registration Fee  25.00 per entry 
2. Un-Timed Walk Fee 20.00 per entry - No bib
3. Kids run is $5.00 ( no shirt for kids run, But they get a very cool goody bag) 
4. Online Registration closes 11/4/20 -- Same day Reg until  9:50am
5. Kids 1/4 run Starts at 9:30am ****** 3.59 Miler Starts at 10am
6. Please arrive at least 1hr early to pick up Bib .

All course signs are hand made by local kids, The Brown Middle School students in Madison & one very cute Bunny
Keep an eye out for the most famous sign " Chemo Is Worse"
Once the race is paid for: 100% of  the proceeds goes to the Sunshine kids.

Awards: Awards will be presented to the Overall Top Female and Male Finishers.  Then in 8 age groups Male/Female. Plus my favorite award "The Perseverance Award".   This award goes to the last 2 people to finish.

Hand Timing by: Jud & Chaz Koch
The National Anthem performed by: Vicki Gagliardi   
Race Director: Margaret Rorrio/ Oxford Group - Brokered by  Vanguard PCG  LLC Realtor® and retired 2014/2015 President of Glastonbury River Runners
C/O Directors: Chaz Koch (CT Sports & Fitness) & Steve Richards - BHHS Middletown Office Leader

Out & Back Route:  3.59 miles that will take you through 1,100 acres of Apple  Trees & gorgeous scenic views on rolling hills course.  Start/End in Parking lot of Apple Barrel, Cut through Homestead Right onto Lyman Rd go up past the Golf course, Cross over RT 157 First Right onto South St until the end and turn around head back the same way crossing back over RT 157 to Lyman Rd  cut back through driveway of the Homestead and ending in the parking lot of the Apple Barrel. Remember what goes up must come down:)-

Thank you to the Glastonbury River Runners for their continued sponsorship.
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Thank you letters from Sunshine Kids

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Rock Star: Presenting Sponsor
Community Sponsor
Golden Sponsor
Valued Sponsors
These kids are ready to Rumble!!

Brown Middle School students & one very cute Bunny working on the course signs.


Founded in 1982

The Sunshine Kids Foundation adds quality of life to children with cancer by providing them with exciting, positive group activities, so they may once again do what Kids are supposed to do . . . have fun and celebrate life!

Lyman Orchards
32 Reeds Gap Rd
Middlefield, CT US 06455

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