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Run for Refugees at Wilbur Cross High School New Haven

February 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Run for Refugees at Wilbur Cross High School New Haven

Kick off Super Bowl Sunday at the East Coast’s only Run for Refugees on February 3rd in New Haven. Support refugees and immigrants at IRIS – Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services’s only annual fundraiser. IRIS helps refugees and immigrants establish new lives, regain hope, and contribute to the vitality of Connecticut’s communities.

Join 3,000 runners for a scenic 5K run/walk through East Rock Park in New Haven, CT on our new, flat course!

After your run or walk, join us at a warm, indoor party with live music, international food, an awards ceremony, and a celebration of our mission to welcome refugees & immigrants from all over the world.

Upon registering, you’re automatically entered to win our Runners Getaway Package featuring a night at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, dinner for two at ROIA, plus free yoga and float therapy at Breathing Room Yoga Center & PuREST Float Center in downtown New Haven!

LODGING DEAL: Enjoy a special Run for Refugees rate of $169 at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale between February 1-3. Reserve here or call 888-444-6664 by January 3rd.

RUNNERS PERKS: Local businesses thank you for supporting Run for Refugees. “Bring Your Bib” to these locations for special deals and freebies:

  • Breathing Room Yoga Center: Bring your bib for one free class anytime in February
  • Elm City Wellness: Bring your bib and take $15 off any massage between Feb. 3-8
  • PuREST Float Center: Bring your bib for 20% off a 60 minute float anytime in February

Learn more at RunforRefugees.org and please help spread the word: Use #RunForRefugees & #RefugeesWelcome!

Want a free race entry? Fundraiser or donate $200 or more for IRIS and receive a complimentary race entry! Learn more at RunForRefugees.org or email Zeenie at zmalik@irisct.org for more info.


February 3, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Wilbur Cross High School
81 Mitchell Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
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