Sunshine Kids 3.59 mile Road Race " Lyman Hills Cancer Challenge" USATF Certified Course

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November 11, 2017

Race Date: Sat November 12th ….Snow date  Sunday 11/13/16 Per State of CT Permit…….Rain or shine. No Refunds.

6th  Annual Sunshine Kids 3.59 mile  Road Race  " Lyman Hills Cancer Challenge" USATF Certified Course.

This event to date has donated over $16,000 since its creation.


Who are the Sunshine Kids? The Sunshine Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, we are committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients. The Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events, free of charge, for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across North America. Since 2002, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, New England Properties, has ranked among the top five Sunshine Kids supporting  Real Estate Affiliates in the U.S Network.


1. Registration Fee  20.00 per entry — Team/Group of 4 $70.00 — (T-Shirts to the first 150 registered)

2. Kids run is $5.00 ( no shirt for kids run, But they get a very cool goody bag) 

3. Online Registration closes 11/8/15 — Same day Reg until  9:50am

4. Kids 1/4 run Starts at 9:30am ****** 3.59 Miler Starts at 10am

5. Please arrive at least 1hr early to pick up Bib and Goody bags


All course signage are hand made by local kids.  

Keep an eye out for the most famous sign " Chemo Is Worse"

Once the race is paid for: 100% of  the proceeds goes to the Sunshine kids.


Awards: 3.59 Miler Race awards will be presented to the top Female and Male Finishers and in 8 age groups male and female following the race.

& my favorite award "The Perseverance Award".  

Raffels will be drawn during the awards ceramony. So bring some extra money..


Timing by: Timing Plus New England - 

The National Anthem performed by: Vicki Gagliardi   


Race Director: Margaret Rorrio/ BHHS Realtor® and retired 2014/2015 President of Glastonbury River Runners

C/O Director: Steve Richards – BHHS Middletown Office Leader


Out & Back Route:  3.59 miles that will take you through 1,100 acres of Apple  Trees & gorgeous scenic views on rolling hills course.  Start/End in Parking lot of Apple Barrel, Cut through Homestead Right onto Lyman Rd go up past the Golf course, Cross over RT 157 First Right onto South St until the end and turn around head back the same way crossing back over RT 157 to Lyman Rd  cut back through driveway of the Homestead and ending in the parking lot of the Apple Barrel. Remember what goes up must come down:)-

Certified Course Map

Race Pictures from over the years

Thank you letters from Sunshine Kids

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


Kids Run

November 11, 2017 (Saturday) - 09:30
Cut off: 03:00 hours
0.25 miles

Sunshine Kids 3.59 mile Road Race " Lyman Hills Cancer Challenge"

November 11, 2017 (Saturday) - 10:00
Cut off: 02:30 hours
5 kilometers

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