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The AFSP Run For Hope

The AFSP Run For Hope  will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds, 384 Main St. North, Bethlehem, CT 06751. There will be both a 5K run and 2 mile walk.

Register online at before 5/17/18 at 11:59 pm. The entry fee is $30 per person plus a $3.00 registration charge. All pre-registrants receive a T-shirt and three raffle tickets. The first 200 registrants get swag bags. There is no number limit of runners, so you can register race day morning for $35.

Note: Only service dogs are allowed on the  Fairground property.

Schedule is as follows:

May 18th (night before race)

6:30 – 8:30 pm    Early packet and T- shirt  pickup at the Painted Pony.

May 19th

8:30 am  Registration

10:00 am  Brief ceremony,  5K begins followed immediately by 2 mile walk.

Awards and raffle after races.

Awards to top male and female overall finishers and to top male and females in each of eight age categories.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in their work to raise awareness about depression, anxiety, PTSD and fight against suicide. To learn more about AFSP visit

For more information about Run For Hope email or call Katie Lapointe at (203) 841-6774.

The organizers wish to thank the following sponsors for their generosity:

Help, Inc.

FM 97.3 WZBG

The Painted Pony

Litwin Asman P.C. Attorneys at Law

Litchfield Bancorp

Bantam Lake Animal Hospital & Thomaston Veterinary Clinic

Brothers Tree Service

JMW Accounting, LLC

Blue Ribbon Boarding Kennels


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