A Community Challenge
3.5 Mile run • 1.8 Mile walk
Kids Fun Run

Sunday April 10, 2016
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
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SPONSORED BY


YOU NAME IT INC. Moving and More, of Fairfield

SILVER SPONSORS
Shaw Jewelers, Pronto Chop Shop & Pizzeria
Stanton Miles, Nauti Dolphin, H Salon
Garden Catering, Physical Synergy

KIDS RUN SPONSORED BY

Silver Kids Run sponsors
Soccer Post, Willows Pediatrics, Mathnasium
D'Valda & Sirico Dance Center, Dairy Queen
Kids First Dentistry

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

It has been 11 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 Orchestra, Groundwork of Bridgeport,
the Fairfield Police Explorers & Fairfield Police Scholarship Fund.

EVENT SCHEDULE

 

7:45 am

Race, Walk & Kids Run Registration Begins

 

8:30 am

GBYO hosts the Kids Fun Run on the track ($10)

 

9:00 am

1.8 Mile non-competitive walk - self-timed

 

9:10 am

Race Registration Ends

 

9:15 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 2 free beers.
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 ClubCT

KIDS FUN RUN

All kids runs coordinated by the GBYO with the aid of Donna Cramond

Varying distances offered to meet the needs of all ages
$10 fee includes a shirt, ribbons & food.

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 - Village 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

$25 pre-reg by 7 PM April 7 (Online registration closes then!)
No registration available April 8
$30 on April 9 and race day
(STUDENT FRIENDLY PRICING - $15 entry fee for 18 & Under pre-reg and race day)
FREE for 70 & OVER - FEE WAIVED

Kids fun run- Kids fun run- register online to guarantee a shirt. Just $10 with finisher ribbons and shirts.
Kids reg on race day may not have shirts available.
Please register early - SHIRT SIZES CANNOT BE GUARANTEED TO LATE REGISTRANTS!

PRE REG BIB & SHIRT PICKUP ON SATURDAY APRIL 9
AT SOUNDRUNNER 1596 Post Rd. Fairfield, 10 am-2 pm
Show your bib at b.good on April 9 or 10 for a half-price smoothie!
1460 Post Rd. Fairfield.
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