Free to Breathe® Glastonbury
7th Annual Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Walk
September 15, 2013
us double lung cancer survival! By participating and choosing to fundraise, you’re
helping us raise awareness and fund vital research programs dedicated to
doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.
Glastonbury High School
330 Hubbard St.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
8:30 a.m. - Registration & check-in
9:30 a.m. - Welcome & rally
9:50 a.m. - Tot Trot*
10:00 a.m. - 5K run
10:03 a.m. - 5K walk
10:05 a.m. - 1-mile walk
11:00 a.m. - Closing rally: fundraising awards & silent auction winners announced
*youth ages 5 and younger
Participants in the 5K run/walk will
not be timed. The course will be approximately five kilometers, but has
not been officially measured.
Online (closes Sept. 11)
Mail-In (must be received by Sept. 6)
Event Day (beginning at 8:30 a.m.)
Youth ages 7 and younger are free, however, to receive a T-shirt, participants of all ages must register and pay the fee.
All online and mail-in registrants who attend are guaranteed an event long-sleeve T-shirt. A limited quantity of long-sleeve T-shirts will be available for those registering on event day.
build the movement! Form a Free to Breathe team and ask friends, family
members, neighbors and coworkers to join you. When you register, you'll
get access to our online fundraising tools that make fundraising easy,
convenient and FUN!
Plus - the more you raise, the more you are rewarded!
Set up an online fundraising page and download pledge
and donation forms here.
The top three individual
fundraisers and top three fundraising teams (based on totals as of 5
p.m. on Sept. 12) will be acknowledged on event day. Fundraising will remain open through Oct. 30.
Additional Activities & Information
Participants will enjoy the Kids Zone, a silent auction and the music stylings of a local DJ.
A sneak peek at the great silent auction items is coming soon.
Bidding will start at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 10 a.m. Winners will be announced following the completion of the walk.
Children in strollers are welcome on the course, but please do not bring dogs.
The 5K and 1-mile courses stretch through the Buttonball neighborhood. The terrain is mostly flat with a slight incline traveling back to the high school.
Parking is available in the Glastonbury High School lot.
From Route 2 East
Take exit 7 (left fork) towards Route 17/Portland. Take a second left fork onto E. Glastonbury/New London Turnpike. Just before second traffic light, turn right onto the ramp and onto Hubbard Street. The school is on your left.
From Route 2 West
Take exit 10 (Manchester) and turn left at stop sign. Turn right at next stop sign onto New London Turnpike. At the second traffic light, turn left onto Hubbard Street. The school is on your left.
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benefit the National Lung Cancer Partnership - the only lung cancer
advocacy organization founded by physicians and researchers working
together with survivors and advocates to increase lung cancer awareness
and research funding dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.