CT Humane Society’s Bruno’s Way 5K Run takes place on October 23

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NEWINGTON – The Bruno’s Way 5K Run and Dog Friendly Fitness Walk are back for the second year and will benefit Connecticut Humane Society animals.

The event is scheduled for October 23 in the Mill Pond Park area of ​​Newington, and registration is now open at CThumane.org/BrunosWay. There will be prizes for the best finish times and a free giveaway for anyone who signs up to save the lives of pets, according to a statement.

Newington resident Andrea Kowal is organizing the hike in memory of her dog Bruno, hoping to make a difference in her honor for the pets who are in desperate need of a fresh start.


“Bruno was such a big part of our lives and loved Mill Pond Park, especially the ducks,” said Kowal, a seasoned runner herself. “My committee and I are thrilled to give back to the Connecticut Humane Society and support pets in need. “

Participants who register by September 18 will receive the Bruno’s Way Ready, Set, Go training program free of charge by email (for walkers, as well as beginner and seasoned runners), and will have the opportunity to participate in live Zoom recordings. with professional running trainer Debora Warner. Warner is the trainer and visionary of the very first independent gym dedicated to running, the New York-based Mile High Run Club.

Runners and walkers are also encouraged to form teams for the Bruno’s Way 5k. Teams of four or more receive a reduced registration fee, and they will also receive a Team Fundraising webpage. Members can win fundraising prizes, and the best fundraising team receives Bruno’s Way t-shirts personalized with their team’s name.

Proceeds from 5k will go to veterinary care for pets in crisis at CHS, whether it’s urgent surgery for a cat, long-term treatment for a dog with skin allergies, sterilizations and sterilizations, or special care for a rabbit that won’t. to eat.

CHS helps animals across Connecticut through its three locations in Newington, Waterford and Westport and the Fox Memorial Clinic at a reduced rate.

To learn more about the Connecticut Humane Society, visit www.cthumane.org

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