The second annual Sandy Hook Run For Families will be held at Fairfield Hills on Saturday, March 29. The event will feature a 5K run/fitness walk, as well as a half-mile fun run for children ages 2-11. Runners and walkers of all abilities and families with strollers will be welcome.
Newtown children ages 2-10 have been invited to draw a logo for the T-shirts that will be given to youth runners in March. Children are asked to draw a logo that is inspired by the race or conveys what their town means to them.
Originally scheduled to close this week, the deadline for entries has been extended to Tuesday, Febraury 4, according to Race Director Katie Blake.
Contest forms are available at the office of The Newtown Bee, at 5 Church Hill Road; and can be downloaded from 5kRunForSHF.org.
Entries can be returned to The Bee office, also also to NYA Sports & Fitness Center, at 4 Primrose Street. They should be delivered no later than 6 pm Tuesday, said Ms Blake.
The creators of the ten winning logos will receive a $15 gift certificate to The Toy Tree in Sandy Hook.