TRUMBULL—St. Catherine of Siena School (SCSS), a private Catholic school for students in pre-K through 8th grade, will be conducting its inaugural Apple Run/Walk 5K / Candy Apple Kids Fun, on Saturday, September 15, at 200 Shelton Road in the historic Nichols area of Trumbull, Connecticut. This event is designed for the whole family to enjoy!
The event brings athletes of all ages and abilities together for a computer timed 5K Run/Walk and a shorter untimed walk. A Candy Apple Kids Run for students in grade 3 & under is a non competitive, untimed fun event. A virtual registration is offered for those who cannot be present and still want to participate. The 5K course runs through beautiful and historic Nichols and is perfect for first time 5K runners as well as seasoned athletes.
Post race refreshments will include an assortment of apple themed baked goods. Participants in the Candy Apple run (grades 3 and under) will receive a candy apple. It will be a terrific way to start off “Apple Season”.
Participants are encouraged to register early to receive a reduced rate. Registration is $25 now through August 31 only. $2.50 sign up fee will apply. Registration will increase to $30 on September 1. Walk-in registration is $35, cash or check.
T-shirt, food, fluids and fun included. Short sleeve dri fit shirt is guaranteed to those who register for the 5K Run or Walk on or before September 1, 2018. Shirts will be available after September 1, while supplies last. Candy Apple run registration is FREE, advanced registration is required. Click here to register online. All proceeds will benefit St. Catherine of Siena School, Trumbull CT.
Schedule of the Event: Check in and walk-in registration on the day of the event will begin at 7 am. Candy Apple Fun-Run starts at 8:45 am. Apple Run/Walk 5K and Apple Walk will begin promptly at 9 am. Post party & awards presentation will take place at 10:00am. Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and female champions, as well as the top three male and female runners in each age group. Groups are: 9 & under, 10-12, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. Early Bib/Race Packet Pick-Up & Walk-In Registration will take place on Friday, September 14, from 3:30-8:30 pm at St. Catherine of Siena School, 200 Shelton Rd. Trumbull.
St. Catherine of Siena School has been successfully shaping the lives of young children since 1965, providing a strong moral, religious, and academic education in the tradition of the Catholic Church. The school environment promotes belief and trust in God, respect of self and others, academic excellence, and a lifelong appreciation of learning as well as ongoing spiritual formation.
WHAT: Apple Run/Walk 5K / Candy Apple Kids Fun Run
WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 2018, 9 am – Check-in: 7 am
WHERE: St. Catherine of Siena School, 200 Shelton Rd, Trumbull CT 06611