This 5K run traverses the East Hartford Riverfront, taking place on Global Running Day. You'll be racing and timed against runners all over the country, with national leader board rankings at the finish line. The BIG Run is open to all runners of all abilities!
Official Age Groups:
14 and under
15 - 19
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 - 69
Here's what you can win locally:
Overall Male & Female - Certificate for a pair of BROOKS sneakers
Age Group Prizes:
1st Place - Brooks Duffel Bag
2nd Place - Brooks Run Happy Trucker Hat
3rd Place - Brooks Run Happy Trucker Hat
Here's what you could win nationally...
BASED ON SPEED (5Ks ONLY)
FASTEST MALE AND FEMALE:
Earn supreme bragging rights—and $500 each—as the fastest female and male in the land.
FASTEST AGE GROUPER, MALE AND FEMALE:
Did you beat everyone else in your age group? We’ll recognize the fastest overall male and female in the below age groups with $100 each:
BASED ON PARTICIPATION (5Ks ONLY)
IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL:
If your finisher time puts you in the exact middle of all finishers in your gender, we’ll give you $100!
Finish at the most common time, and we’ll enter you into a drawing for $500!
BASED ON BEING AWESOME
(FOR ALL 5Ks and FUN RUN EVENTS)
THE BROOKS BIG DEAL AT THE BIG RUN AWARD:
Come to The Big Run decked out in head-to-toe Brooks Running gear.
Be one of 10 participants spotted by a Brooks Guru.
Receive a $15 Fleet Feet Sports store card to redeem on any Brooks gear!
Post a picture or video of the event to Instagram.
Tag @BrooksRunning, @FleetFeetSports, and your local Fleet Feet Sport’s Instagram
Use the hashtags #TheBigRun and #GlobalRunningDay.
The people with top two most-liked posts by June 8 at 10 a.m. E.S.T. will receive a $250 Fleet Feet Sports store card!
Post race enjoy Bear's BBQ sandwich,Thomas Hooker beer, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Dunkin Donuts and music by Radio 104.1.