NORWALK, Conn. -- William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance will host the second annual William Raveis Ride + Walk Connecticut, benefiting the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, on Sunday, Oct. 16 at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk.
Events run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This family and community fundraising event includes a 5K walk, a 12-mile or 25-mile bike ride, and a children’s 100-yard dash. Following the walk, rides and dash, there will be food, music and kids’ activities.
All of the proceeds will go to the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Damon Runyon identifies the brightest early-career scientists with innovative research ideas and provides them with funding to pursue new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat all forms of cancer.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. and participants will start at 8:30 a.m. Just prior to the start, there will be a celebration of the cancer survivors and Damon Runyon scientists who are participating in the event. The minimum fundraising amount for adults is $250. Minors under 17 must be accompanied by an adult and have a $25 fundraising minimum.
Participants can register for the event before October 10 at raveisridewalk.com or http://www.raveisridewalk.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=504, and the fundraising window closes on Oct. 30. The web site also includes fundraising tips and tools.
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