ERRACE - 25/50/100 MILE ROAD RIDE / 5k RUN/WALK FOR THE HELEN & HARRY GRAY CANCER CENTER

Avon, CT, USA
13 Jul, 2024 (Sat)

Cycling

25 mi, 50 mi, 100 mi

Running

5 km

About the event

Donations made by check should be made payable to ERRACE and can be sent to ERRACE, PO Box 454 Plainville CT 06062

All Fees are Suggested Registration Donations

** Any participant who raises $500 in donations will have entry fee waived!**

ERRACE funds raised will be utilized to help patient support programs the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital. This could include psychosocial support, financial counseling, nutritional support, educational programs, navigation, and integrative medicine. These programs are highly valued by our patients and families, not typically covered by insurance, and frequently truly make a difference on the lives of patients and families. These could be utilized to help patients in our cancer centers in Hartford, Avon and Manchester.

Whether you are a cyclist, runner, or walker we have an event for you! The events are accompanied by a day filled with family friendly wellness information and raffle, all benefiting the everyday fight against cancer.  There will also be live entertainment and plenty of food.  

We strongly encourage all to pre-register.  There will be a limit of 800 pre-registrations this year.  Online registration will close on Thursday, July 11th, however fees increase on June 24. You may register the day of the event for a $10 surcharge but pre-registration is strongly encouraged & helpful.  Please come join us for this exciting cause-worthy event!

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!!  If you are interested in volunteering or know anyone who is, please sign up or have them sign up here at Bikereg.com. Thank you to all our volunteers. You will get free food, a T-Shirt and some great experiences! sign up to help out at: https://volunteersignup.org/ALEP8 

ERRACE does not have a fundraising minimum, although we do encourage you to do so. We are thankful for the many ways you support us and the attempt to ERRACE cancer. Whether it is through fundraising, riding, running, walking, volunteering or sponsorship we are thankful for your participation and support.

Location: Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, 80 Fisher Drive, Avon, CT 06001   Google Map it!  or   Mapquest it!

Directions:  
From I-84 East & West
-Take Exit 39 (Route 4/Farmington).
-Go straight through 1st light at the end of the exit ramp and continue down Route 4
-Turn Right onto Route 10 North (Waterville Road)
-Continue North on Waterville Road/ Route 10 North for 5.5 miles
-Turn left onto Route 44 West for 0.7 miles
-At the 3rd light, turn Right onto Route 10 North / US- 202 (Simsbury Road)
-At the 1st light, turn left onto Fisher Drive (across from the Avon Wellness Center)
-The Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center-Avon will be on the right.

Note: If you reach Simsbury on 10N/US202, you missed the turn.

From I-91 North of Hartford
-Take Exit 40 (CT-20 W/Bradley International Airport)
-Continue West on Route 20 for 3.1 miles
-Merge onto the East Granby/Granby exit (Route 20 W)
-Continue on Route 20 West/Rainbow Road. for 6 miles (Rainbow Road becomes Turkey Hills Road)
-Turn Left onto Rte 10 S/US-202 (Salmon Brook Street) and head South for 10.4 miles
-Salmon Brook Street becomes Hopmeadow Street then becomes Simsbury Road
-Turn Right onto Fisher Drive, (located across from the Avon Wellness Center)
-The Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center-Avon will be on the right.    
Note: If you reach Rte 44, you missed the turn

From I-91 South of Hartford
-Head North on Rte 91
-Take Exit 31 for 84 West
-Take Exit 39 (Route 4/Farmington)
-Go straight through 1st light at the end of the exit ramp and continue down Route 4
-Turn Right onto Route 10 North (Waterville Road)
-Continue North on Waterville Road/ Route 10 North for 5.5 miles
-Turn left onto Route 44 West for 0.7 miles
-At the 3rd light, turn Right onto Route 10 North / US- 202 (Simsbury Road)
-At the 1st light, turn Left onto Fisher Drive (across from the Avon Wellness Center)
-The Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center-Avon will be on the right.
Note: If you reach Simsbury Town Line on 10N/US202, you missed the turn

Contacts: 

email:  [email protected]

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