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The 37th Bigelow Tea Community Challenge

Sun September 29, 2024 Southport, CT 06890 US

Events

In-person

5k Run

$35 10:10AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Increases to $38 after the first 250 people register. (247 spots left) Price increases after July 26, 2024 at 9:00am EDT
In-person

3k Walk

$35 10:10AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Increases to $38 after the first 250 people register. (250 spots left) Price increases after July 26, 2024 at 9:00am EDT
In-person

Kids' Fun Run

$15 9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Registration ends September 29, 2024 at 9:00am EDT
Open to ages 10 and under.

Virtual Adult Run/Walk

$30 Registration ends September 29, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Kid Run/Walk

$10 Registration ends September 29, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 10 and under.

Place

Wakeman Boys & Girls Club
385 Center Street
Southport, CT US 06890

Description

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! WE APPRECIATE WHAT YOU HAVE DONE FOR OUR CHARITIES.  

 

Join us for the 37th Bigelow Tea Community Challenge!

Last year, we were able to donate over $155,000 to Bridgeport/Fairfield-based charities. We could not do this without your support & the support of our sponsors! 

**Due to the charitable nature of this event, NO REFUNDS will be provided. **

@bigelowtea #BigTeaCC

 

Important Dates & Event Times:

September 8th: Last day to pre-order for t-shirt size guarantee. (After that- as available)

September 28th: Pre-reg pickup (9:00am - 12:00pm (EST)) at Bigelow Tea: 201 Black Rock Turnpike Fairfield, CT 06825.

** If you cannot pickup your items early, you may do so on race day at Wakeman's Boys and Girls Club: 385 Center St Southport, CT 06890**

September 29th: Event day! 

Location: Wakeman's Boys and Girls Club: 385 Center St Southport, CT 06890

  • 8 am: Check-in opens

  • 9 am: Kids' Fun Run begins

  • 10:10 am: 5K Run & 3K Walk begin

  • 10:30 am: Enjoy delicious snacks & adult hydration! 

  • 11:00 am: Raffle   **You must be present to win!**

Please note: This is a rain or shine event! Day of check-in must be done before the start of your event. 

 

Event Information:

5K Run: This is a computer chip timed 5k event. Awards will be given to the overall men's and women's champions. Age group awards three deep for 9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+ and beyond if they are pre-reg by 9/10.

3K Fitness Walk: Walk at your own pace on a non-competitive course. This event is NOT computer-timed. There are no awards for this walk.

  • PRICING (does not include taxes or fees)
          $35.00: first 250 registrants
          $38.00: registrants 251+
          $40.00: day of the race
  • AGE-BASED PRICING 18 and under (5k and 3k only)
    • $30.00 through 9/29/2024 

Kids' Fun Run: **Kids 10 and under** 100-yard Scamper, 1-mile jog, and an obstacle course. Kids will enjoy awards, snacks, and fun activities!

These events are not timed. 

  • PRICING (does not include taxes or fees): $15 through 9/29/2024 

Virtual Event Options: Follow along with the event @bigelowtea. We encourage you to share your training photos/videos and your day-of run on social media using the hashtag #BigTeaCC to stay connected! The virtual option is NOT computer-timed. There are no awards

  • PRICING (does not include taxes or fees) **: 
          5k Virtual Run and 3k Virtual Walk: $30
          Kids' Fun Run (10 and under): $15 

*If you cannot pick up your shirt and/or giveaway shipping will be: ($5 for shirt, $5 for the goodie bag, $10 for both). 

Parking Day of Race: Please find instructions HERE

 

Course Maps: Find our course map for the 5K Run HERE & the 3K Walk HERE. Stay safe and enjoy the beautiful scenery!     

A BIG THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO MAKES THIS RACE POSSIBLE.

We would like to thank all our volunteers who help make this event possible and safe! Race management provided by MS Running Productions. Timing services for the 5K is provided by The Last Mile Racing (timers for the WORLD RECORD Marathon in Chicago 2023). 

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