Keating Farms Ave / Trades Lane – Fairfield Hills Campus
Newtown, CT US 06470


Join us for the third annual 5K for Kindness “RACE FOR CATHERINE”. You can help foster a kinder and gentler world for all simply by signing up, getting outdoors and walking/running for an amazing cause.

When you take part in the “RACE FOR CATHERINE”, you’re not only building a healthier YOU, you are supporting a safe haven and place of healing for humans, animals and the environment. Together, we can create and inspire a better world for all – one step at a time. Register today to move kindness forward and make a lasting difference to so many.

Catherine Violet Hubbard

Six-year-old Catherine Violet Hubbard was kind. A lover of all animals, she always made a point to show them extraordinary compassion, often whispering, “tell all your friends that I am kind”. Animals were her passion and she promised that when she grew up, she would care and protect them all. Tragically, on December 14th, 2012, Catherine’s life ended at Sandy Hook Elementary School – cutting short a young girl’s dream before it could become a reality. To continue her crusade of compassion, the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary is coming to life in Newtown, CT – a place where all creatures will know they are safe and people are kind, just as Catherine would have wanted.

Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary

The Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary enriches the lives of all beings by promoting compassion and acceptance. By honoring the bond between animals, humans and the environment, we’re creating a kinder and gentler world for all.  To learn more, please visit our website:

Fundraising Requirement

All adult registrants must also raise at least $25 by October 16th. If you do not meet the $25 fundraising requirement prior to October 16, 2023, the remainder of the requirement will be charged to the credit card that you used during registration.

Bib Number and Race Swag Distribution

Participants will have multiple opportunities to pick up their official Run for Catherine bib number and merchandise at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main St., Newtown, CT.

Race day pick up will be at race site.  We encourage participants to pick up their bib and merchandise before race day.

All ‘virtual participants’ will receive their race swag bag in the mail unless you prefer to pickup in person on dates listed above.  Please contact us before October 3rd.