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5K Run From The Sun Race Set For Thursday In Danbury

The second annual Run from the Sun 5k to benefit Ann's Place will take place on Thursday, Aug. 15.
The second annual Run from the Sun 5k to benefit Ann's Place will take place on Thursday, Aug. 15. Photo Credit: Courtesy jbsports.com

DANBURY, Conn. -- The second annual Amber Room Run From the Sun 5k will take place in Danbury on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 6:30 p.m.

The race course, which passes scenic water views and lake communities, will run from the Amber Room to Candlewood Lake and back.

Proceeds from the race will help support Ann's Place, a Danbury-based organization that provides free care and support to more than 700 cancer survivors and their families.

Registration for the race is $28 per participant. Runners who raise $100 or more for Ann's Place will have their registration fees waived.

The first 300 entrants will receive a technical running shirt.

Awards will be given out for the top three male and female runners in the following age categories: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+.

A post race party will be held for participants to enjoy food, cold beverages, live music and an awards ceremony.

To register for the race online, can visit the jbsports website.

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