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Race & Memorial Walks

Register Now for our 27th Annual Run for The Cove & Memorial Walk events! Join us at a location convenient to you and support our mission to offer hope & healing to grieving children. 

Farmington

September 15, 2024

Winding Trails

Memorial Walk down memory lane, Kids' Fun Run, and kids' activities

Groton

October 6, 2024

Bluff Point State Park

Memorial Walk down memory lane, Kids' Fun Run, and kids' activities

Madison

October 20, 2024

Hammonasset Beach State Park

5K, Memorial Walk, Kids' Fun Run, Totally Turtles presentation, food truck, and kids' activities

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2024 Events Information​

Fundraising

“FUND-RACER” TEAM BENEFITS

  • Teams and or individuals who raise an additional $30, not including their registration fee, will receive a beautiful sign in memory of your loved one to be displayed along our memorial walk at the event.

  • Team Captains whose team raises $250 or more are entitled to one free gift based on total dollars raised by the team.

  • Team Members who raise $125 or more are eligible to receive one free Cove baseball cap.

  • The Cove is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, please check with 2024 donation guidelines.

HELPFUL HINTS FOR FUNDRAISING

  • Start a Facebook Fundraising Page!

  • Your friends can donate to The Annual Run for The Cove easily and securely on Facebook.  

  •  The Cove is a designated non-profit on Facebook. 

  •  Send an email to friends and family asking for their support.

7 EASY STEPS TO RAISE $500 IN JUST ONE WEEK:  

  1. Sponsor yourself for $25 to get the ball rolling               

  2. Ask four family members for $25                             

  3. Ask five friends to donate $20                                                

  4. Ask five co-workers to sponsor you for $10 each      

  5. Email 10 people & ask for a $10 donation                   

  6. Ask two businesses you frequent for $25                            

  7. Ask your company for a $75 Contribution                          

(and, see if they have a Matching Gift Program!)  

 

Sponsorship

Sponsorship helps us host enjoyable events and offer our programs completely free to grieving families. Sponsors will receive recognition and marketing through social media, email blasts, press releases, signage, and more basedon sponsorship level. 

Interested in sponsorship? Contact Fundraising & Events Specialist Ingrid Podwil at ingrid@covect.org

Volunteering

Volunteers can help with:

  • Photography

  • Videography

  • Setup and cleanup

  • Registration & check-in

  • Race marshals 

  • Parking and traffic

  • Transport items to and from event 

  • And so much more!

Sign up to volunteer at one of our locations using the buttons above. For questions about volunteering, please reach out to ingrid@covect.org.

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