The North Branford Women’s Club, in conjunction with the Regional Water Authority, is sponsoring its 13th Annual Walk/Run-A-Thon at Lake Gaillard in North Branford on Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 9 am to 1 pm, rain or shine.
Proceeds from this event will be used to benefit the North Branford Scholarship Association, the Watershed Fund, and the Greater Federation of Women’s Clubs/CT state project Homes for the Brave.
On the day of the walk, buses will be available for transporting participants to the Lake Gaillard property from Jerome Harrison School on Route 80 beginning at 8:30 am. Access to the Beech Street entrance will be only by bus or on foot. Parking will be prohibited on Beech Street and Pomps Lane where posted. No bicycles, roller blades or pets will be allowed on the trail.
The distance around the lake is 7 miles but participants, as always, may choose any distance with which they are comfortable. Distance markers will be posted around the lake. Water and comfort facilities will be available. No participants will be allowed on the trail after 11am.
Registration fee is $8.00. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged! Participants may also register on site the day of the walk.
Prizes will be awarded to the top four participants who raise and submit the most money through pledges from sponsors on or before October 13, 2012. First and Second Prizes will be Gift certificates to area restaurants. Third and Fourth Prizes will be Regional Water Authority recreation permits.
For additional information call Eileen at 203-481-3553.