Believe 208: Run for the Brave and Finest 5K
Believe 208: Run for the Brave and Finest 5KEast Hartford, CT— On Sunday, September 25, 2022, 8:30 - 11 AM, more than 500 participants will take to Main Street, East Hartford and Old Main Street, South Windsor for the annual Believe 208 5K Run for the Bravest and Finest.
The 2022 Believe 208 5K Run for the Brave and Finest, in Memory of East Hartford Police Officer Paul Buchanan, supports "Believe 208", an initiative in collaboration with the Connecticut Alliance to Benefit Law Enforcement (CABLE). Believe 208 works with CABLE to provide resources, training and information on all aspects of first responder well-being.
The Believe 208 mission is to increase awareness of the unique challenges facing first responders and to be a trusted, influential source for first responders, their families, agencies and community stakeholders. Proceeds from the race help to fund education and training efforts and provide resources to first responders and families in need.
Online registration for the 8th Believe 208: Run for the Brave and Finest 5K is available here. Registration for the event is $35. Online registration closes on September 22th at 11:59 PM, but in-person registration will be available on race day at 7 AM.
The race location is at the Knights of Columbus on 1831 Main Street, East Hartford.
Believe 208 celebrates and remembers East Hartford Officer Paul Buchanan, who struggled with depression and died by suicide in 2013. The event raises money and awareness for police officer mental health through Believe 208 and the Connecticut Alliance to Benefit Law Enforcement (CABLE).