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The Bring on the Heat 5K Run/Walk

The Bring on the Heat 5K Run/Walk will be held Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Memorial Hall, 1 Town Green, Bethlehem, CT 06751.

The event, which is presented by Bethlehem Park and Recreation, will include a 5K run, a 5K walk and a 1/4 mile kid’s fun run.

Pre-register at

Early registration fee is $25 to run or walk, $5 for the fun run. Please add $2.50 signup fee for online registration. Race day fee is $30. T shirts guaranteed to the first 100 registrants (5K only).

The race day schedule is as follows:

7:30 am  Registration and packet pickup

8:30 am Kid’s run begins

9:00 am 5K run/walk begins

Awards, music and raffles after the races

Awards go to the top overall male and female finisher as well as the top three in each of nine age groups.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bethlehem Fuel Bank.

For more information about the race call Maggie Flanagan at (203) 266-7510  ext. 217.

To learn more about the Bethlehem Fuel Bank visit

Bring on the Heat sponsors:

Thomaston Savings Bank * Jason G. Stokes Masonry & Carting *  MG Creative Services *  Blue Boy Boxing Club *  Bethlehem Masonry Supply, LLC *  Bethlehem Spirit Shop LLC *  b. hive Salon *  Gary Santoro Masonry *  Newport Academy *  Crystal Rock *  Drakely Realty * *  New Morning Market *  Hickcox Funeral Home *  Percy Thompson Meadows *  Eagle Electric *  Anvil Artistry Custom Ironwork, Design & Fabrication *  True Value of Bethlehem *  Massage Therapy by Heather Palma *  Town Apothecary *  The Langin’s *  March Farm *  What Works *  Carragan Heating & Air Conditioning *  Waldron Masonry *  Schlegel’s Stonework

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The Santa Made Me Do It 5K

The Santa Made Me Do It 5K will be held Sat., Dec. 2, 2017 at Town Hall on Town Green, 36 Main St., Bethlehem, CT  06751. Parking is at the Bethlehem Fair Grounds, 384 Main St. N. Buses will shuttle visitors to the Town Green continuously from 8:30 am throughout the day. The race, which includes a 5k run, 2 mile walk and 1/4 mile Kids Fun Run, is part of the Bethlehem Christmastown Festival. The race is organized by The First Mile.

5K and walking participants can register online at $25 per person plus $2.50 signup fee. Online registration ends at 4:00 pm, Dec. 1st.

Or print out entry form at and mail check and form to:

The First Mile                                                                                                                                                        P.O. Box 1303                                                                                                                                       Glastonbury, CT 06033

Or register on race day-$30.

All participants are asked to bring a non perishable food item for the Bethlehem Food Pantry.

The Kids Run is free for youngsters under 9 years.

The first 100 entrants will receive a free T shirt.

The race day schedule is as follows:

8:30 am  Shuttle begins, packet pickup and race day registration at Bethlehem Fire Station

9:30 am  Kids 1/4 mile Fun Run begins

10:00 am  5K and 2 mile walk begin

Awards and Bethlehem Christmastown Festival.

Awards will go to the top overall male and female finishers as well as the top three male and female finishers in each of 9 age groups. Every finisher will receive a custom ornament.

For more information about the race visit

Non perishable food items collected from entrants will benefit the Bethlehem Food Pantry.

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