A Community Challenge
3.5 Mile run • 1.8 Mile walk
Sponsored by FocusCT

Sunday April 9, 2017
Tomlinson Middle School
200 Unquowa Road Fairfield, CT

Hosted by M.S. Running Productions, Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras & the Fairfield Police Explorers
With help from the the Donnelly Family & members of the Running Community

The Donnelly Dash is a Community Challenge.
Proceeds will benefit a variety of non-profits who have joined together to raise funding for themselves & the Donnelly Dash charities
.

Sponsorship opportunities are available and NEEDED for the success of this event.
Please contact Race Founder Marty Schaivone
msrunningproductions@yahoo.com

It has been 12 years since we lost Tim & Kim Donnelly.
We hope you will join us in remembering the spirit, love & support they gave to so many in our town.

Proceeds benefit local charities including Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras,
the Fairfield Police Explorers & Fairfield Police Scholarship Fund.

EVENT SCHEDULE

7:45 am

Race, Walk & Kids Run Registration Begins

8:30 am

FREE - NON COMPETITIVE KIDS RUNS
Hosted by DONNA CRAMOND & FRIENDS - on the track

9:00 am

1.8 Mile non-competitive walk - self-timed

9:00 am

Race Registration Ends

9:10 am

3.5 MILE RACE STARTS

 

Refreshments served after your run/walk. Awards to follow.

HIGHLIGHTS
The Fairfield Gaelic American Club is back as our premier partner.
After the awards at TMS the Gaelic American Club will host a post race gathering at their location on Beach Rd.
All participants 21 & over will receive a free beer.
ALL Donnelly Dash participants will be eligible for a prize giveaway.
Free soft drinks for under 21 - great Irish food on sale.
PLEASE make plans to join with us to celebrate & thank GAC for their generosity.
The GAC is at 74 Beach Rd, Ffld, just 7/10 mile from Tomlinson MS.

Run & Walk participants can look forward to:
Dri-Fit shirts to all pre-reg and first 72 on race day
Use of the gym and bathrooms at the school
Great course, mostly flat, with a small rise at 2 miles
GBYO Music on the course and at the start/finish
DONNELLY FAMILY Irish treats
Plenty of parking across the street at the Fairfield RR Station
Terrific Fairfield Police involvement

VIEW COURSE MAP

USATF Certified 3.5 mile course
Timing & Computerized results by StartLineFinishTime

FREE KIDS FUN RUN

Kids Run Registration is on Race Day, NO pre registration required.
Finisher ribbons and snacks after the run

FEATURES of the 3.5 Mile Run
Awards to overall male & female winners and 3 deep in age groups from
9 & Under, 10-13, 14-18, 19-29, and 10 yr age groups to 80+

POST RACE BUFFET FEATURING
THE BEST OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY

THE TACO LOCO TRUCK
The Pantry - Billy's Bakery
Donnelly Family homemade offerings
Einstein's Bagels - Fruit

DIRECTIONS

DIRECTIONS:  I-95 N/S to exit 21-Mill Plain Rd. Go SOUTH off exit. 21.
Take left 1/10 mi down just before the Railroad bridge & go across the back of the RR parking lot.
Tomlinson School is across the street. All parking is in the Railroad lot!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

$26 pre-reg by 7 PM April 6 (Online registration closes then!)
No registration available April 7 & 8
$30 on April 9 and race day
(STUDENT FRIENDLY PRICING - $18 entry fee for 18 & Under pre-reg and race day)
$8 for 70 & OVER


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PRE REG BIB & SHIRT PICKUP ON SATURDAY APRIL 8
AT SOUNDRUNNER 1596 Post Rd. Fairfield, Time TBA
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