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Walk & Run for NECT Cancer Fund

June 17, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017
9:00 a.m. start time
Black Dog Bar & Grille
146 Park Rd., Putnam, CT


Join us for a fun and friendly 5K walk and run to benefit those fighting cancer in Northeast Connecticut. It's a wonderful way to remember, celebrate and honor those who have battled cancer, while supporting those who are fighting their own battle now. 

Schedule

6:30 a.m. - Check-in begins
7:00 a.m. - Early Bird Walk
9:00 a.m. - Walk & Run 5k begins
9:15 a.m. - Kids' 1/2 Mile Fun Run begins

About the Course

  • The Race/Walk starting location, the Black Dog Bar & Grille in Putnam, is conveniently located just forty minutes from Worcester, Providence, Norwich and Hartford via route 44 or I-395.
  • 5K course loops from the restaurant, down Park Road to Tracy Road near the Comfort Inn & Suites in Dayville, and back again
  • Ample water stops & hoses throughout course
  • T-shirts to the first 250 pre-registered participants
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place cash awards to top male and female runners
  • Chip timing for both runners and walkers (for 5k only)

Registration  

Online registration is now open!
You may print the paper registration form to fill out and bring with you; we will have forms available at the walk and run as well.
Register by June 1: $30 per walk/race participant
Register after June 1: $35 per walk/race participant
Family Rate: $75 total charge for all family members in the same household

Proceeds benefit the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH, which provides screenings, treatments and services to residents of Northeast Connecticut who are in need of assistance for cancer care. Last year, DKH was able to distribute more than $200,000 in assistance those in need who were fighting cancer!

Become a Sponsor or volunteer 

To become a sponsor or volunteer, or for registration questions, please call the Day Kimball Healthcare Development Office at (860) 928-7141.

For More Information

Call the Day Kimball Healthcare Development Office at (860) 928-7141.

About the Walk & Run for the NECT Cancer Fund

This is the second annual Walk and Run for the NECT Cancer Fund, but it springs from a long history - the former annual Deary Memorial Race, Walk and Ride, which was one of Day Kimball Healthcare's and Northeast Connecticut's most popular events for more than 25 years.  Over the years, the event raised more than $1,117,000 and all the money remained local, just as it does today. 

Proceeds from the Walk & Run benefit the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH, which provides residents of Northeast Connecticut who are fighting cancer with financial assistance for their medical care. Additional fundraising activities to support the Fund include the Cruisin' for Cancer Care Guest Bartender Night, Cruisin' for Cancer Care Motorcycle and Classic Car Cruise, NECT Cancer Fund Wine Tasting, and Scoops Night.

Through these events, the Northeast Connecticut community comes together to remember, celebrate and honor those who have battled cancer, while supporting those who are fighting their own battle now. It is in this way that the Northeast Connecticut Cancer Fund of DKH is able to change lives.

 


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