About Strides for Sandy Hook 5k

To say Newtown, Conn. is strong is an understatement. Seeing this small town come together in the face of such extreme adversity has been amazing. The overwhelming sense of community shows what we really stand for.

Let’s bring Newtown closer together. On January 19, 2013 join us for the 1st annual Strides for Sandy Hook 5k. This event will be a fundraiser in which proceeds will be donated towards funding for a memorial dedicated to the victims of last week’s tragedy (See the donation link below).Registration site is being organized, but continue to check for updates for when the link goes live! Pre-race registration will be $25, day-of registration will be $35.

Any and all volunteers or donations are welcome, whether you are running/walking or not. Please feel free to email either ERIN NEMETH or MAX BEITEL at nemetherin@gmail.com or mtbeitel@gmail.com with any questions.

Join our Facebook page & follow us on Twitter (@StridesforSH5k) for frequenty updates about the date, time, registration, and ways to help!

DONATE HERE: http://www.newtown-ct.gov/Public_Documents/NewtownCT_Park/index
Scroll down to the bottom, and click “Donate!”

14 thoughts on “About Strides for Sandy Hook 5k

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  4. Mark Bryan says:

    For those that would have to drive a distance to get there, what time of day would be the start?

  5. annette says:

    i think it is a great idea, although i can’t run or walk far ,because of problems with my back and legs if there is any i can do to help i will.

  6. leigh says:

    As a representative of the Heritage Hotel, we would like to do our part in anyway, shape and form to help. We would like to join as a group and please let us know what else we can do. Please advise.

  7. jd says:

    I am a teacher in eastern CT. I think all the teachers from my school will be going to the race on a school bus together, to show our support for SH Elementary.There is no way I would miss this opportunity to do something. I have two kids of my own but I feel like I have 20 other kids too…

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