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Run for Refugees 5K

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Run for Refugees 5K

Time: February 5, 2012 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Wilbur Cross High School
Street: 181 Mitchell Drive
City/Town: New Haven
Phone: (203) 562-2095
Event Type: fundraiser, race
Organized By: IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services
Latest Activity: Feb 3, 2012

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Looking for something healthy to do before the big game?  Please come out and support refugees at IRIS's 5th Annual Run for Refugees 5K on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5th. 

The weather will be perfect, we promise :)

It's a great chance for a run, walk, or stroll through beautiful East Rock Park, in support of refugees and IRIS.  A warm, indoor post-race party with international food and live music will follow- lots of fun for the whole family!

Register here!

Can't attend but want to donate to pay a refugee's entry fee?

Want to set up a fundraising page and collect donations to benefit IRIS?

Raise $100 and your entry fee is waived.

Top 3 fundraisers win fabulous prizes and gift certificates!

For more information about IRIS and refugee resettlement in greater New Haven, visit www.irisct.org.

For more information about the Run for Refugees, call IRIS at (203) 562-2095.


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