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Habit CFC 29th Anniversary 5k Run for Home and Workboot Challenge

Seaside Park in Bridgeport
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Starting at 9am

Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County (Habitat CFC) will hold its 20th Anniversary 5K Run for Home & WorkBoot Challenge on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at  Seaside Park in Bridgeport starting at 9:00 a.m. The organization looks forward to welcoming a record  number of runners this year! This event is presented by Bankwell and in partnership with WEBE 108 and
WICC 600.


The Habitat 5K Run for Home has been one of Habitat CFC’s main events over the last twenty years. The proceeds raised from this year’s run will help finish the construction of a new Habitat home for a family in need of decent, affordable housing in Coastal Fairfield County.


The event will include a 5K run, a workboot challenge, kids’ relay and special post-race 20th Anniversary Celebration overlooking the Long Island Sound. The 5K run is intended to bring out enthusiasts of all kinds, from walkers to runners. The fast and flat USATF certified course makes 5K run the perfect opportunity for serious runners to set qualifying personal records and the optional WorkBoot Challenge
offers participants the challenge of wearing workboots on the course.


Bankwell’s Chief Lending Officer Heidi DeWyngaert notes, “At Bankwell, our focus on helping to provide the development of safe, affordable housing for everyone in our community is matched by our strong commitment to give back to those communities we serve. We are very pleased to sponsor and participate in this important Habitat initiative again this year.”


"On behalf of Habitat's 5K run committee, I'd like to extend our sincere appreciation to Bankwell for partnering with us on our 20th Anniversary run! We are thankful for Bankwell's continued support of our efforts to make affordable housing available to hardworking, local families in Fairfield County," said
Elizabeth Misiewicz, Habitat 5K Run for Home Committee Member.


For the post-race celebration at the finish line, participants will enjoy music, free food and beer and activities including an awards ceremony with prizes for top placing runners in a range of categories. For more information on the run or to register visit