4th Annual Wicked Good 5K Benefits Local Kids, Adults

More than 400 runners attended The Connection’s fourth annual Wicked Good 5K Road Race and Family Festival on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven. The morning’s activities included the 5K, a Kid’s Fun Run, a costume contest, a myriad of family activities, hot dogs, and more. The winning time of 16:24 was posted by David Demres of New Haven.

Trophies were awarded to the top three male and female finishers in nine age categories, ranging from 12 and under to 80+ years. Special thanks to our sponsors,  eBenefits Group, All American Waste, A.R. Mazzota, Citizen’s Bank, Northeast Medical Group, OR&L, Suburban Stationers, Stop & Shop and our supporters, Funk Boiler Works, Next Step Living, American Medical Response, Lyman Orchards, Verizon Wireless, Chabaso Bakery, Elm City Market, The Echo Group and M&M Produce. We also appreciate the many volunteers and entrants who ensured the success of our special fun- and fund-raising event! Proceeds benefit The Connection, a non-profit human services agency that serves 2,000 children and adults monthly in Greater New Haven through its family support, behavioral health, and community justice programs.

The Connection is a non-profit statewide human service agency, headquartered in Middletown, that provides services throughout the state in the areas of community justice, behavioral health, and family support services. The agency serves almost 4,000 individuals annually in the New Haven region.

For additional event information, please contact Beth Connor at bconnor@theconnectioninc.org.