99.1 PLR Connex Credit Union Shamrock & Roll 5K held Sunday


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WITH THE SHAMROCK AND ROLL 5K HAPPENING TODAY RIGHT IN NEW HAVENSENIOR METEROLOGIST IS OUT THIS MORNING AT RUN TALKING TO PEOPLE FACILITATING THE EVENT FRED WHAT CAN YOU TELL US? 99

1 PLR CONNEX CREDIT UNION SHAMROCK & ROLL 5K EXPECTS 2,500 RUNNERS TO COLLECT 30,000 DIAPERS FOR THE DIAPER BANK! NEW HAVEN, CT – ON SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018, THE 21ST ANNUAL 991 PLR CONNEX CREDIT UNION SHAMROCK & ROLL 5K TAKES OVER THE STREETS OF NEW HAVEN! THE EVENT EXPECTS TO COLLECT OVER 30,000 DIAPERS FOR THE DIAPER BANK RACE ORGANIZERS ANTICIPATE A CROWD OF 2,500 RUNNERS AND WALKERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EVENT THE RACE BEGINS AT 9 AM

FROM TOAD'S PLACE ON YORK STREET IN NEW HAVEN THE SHAMROCK AND ROLL HOSTS THE USATF-CT 5K STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND IS ONE OF THE LARGEST WINTER ROAD RACES HELD IN CONNECTICUT PARTICIPANTS ARE ENCOURAGED RUN OR WALK THE 5K IN ST PATRICK'S DAY COSTUMES! CUSTOM PINT GLASSES FOR BEST GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL COSTUMES ARE DISTRIBUTED AS WELL AS SPECIAL PRIZES FOR THE SLOWEST, SHORTEST AND TALLEST FINISHERS PINT GLASSES ARE ALSO AWARDED TO THE FASTEST MALE AND FEMALE FINISHERS

RUNNERS, WALKERS AND SPECTATORS AGAIN CAN ENJOY ROCK MUSIC PLAYED AT TOAD'S PLACE AND ALONG THE 5K COURSE ONE COMPLIMENTARY GUINNESS BEER IS GIVEN TO PARTICIPANTS 21+! FIRST 1,800 PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE LONG SLEEVE TECH TEES, ON-COURSE ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS COURTESY OF 991 PLR AND TOAD'S PLACE EARLY PACKET PICK-UP IS AVAILABLE HOSTED BY WOODBRIDGE RUNNING COMPANY ON FRIDAY, MARCH 2 FROM 12-6 PM

AND SATURDAY, MARCH 3 FROM 10 AM-6PM THE RACE BENEFITS THE DIAPER BANK

ON AVERAGE, AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF DIAPERS FOR A CHILD CAN COST OVER $100 PER MONTH STATE-ASSISTED PROGRAMS DO NOT COVER THE COST OF DIAPERS MANY PARENTS WHO ARE ALREADY STRUGGLING TO PAY FOR RENT AND FOOD CANNOT AFFORD THE HIGH COST OF DIAPERS FOR THEIR CHILDREN THE DIAPER BANK IS A LOCAL ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO HELPING THOSE IN NEED BY GIVING DIAPERS TO FAMILIES IN NEW HAVEN, BRIDGEPORT AND HARTFORD PARTICIPANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING DIAPERS TO THE EVENT

AN ANONYMOUS DONOR MATCHES THE NUMBER OF DIAPERS DONATED ON RACE DAY! IN ADDITION, THE PARTICIPANT WHO DONATES THE MOST DIAPERS RECEIVES THE SAM TILERY AWARD THE RACE IS IN HONOR OF SAM TILERY, WHO WAS A LONG-TIME PROMOTIONAL DIRECTOR AT 991 PLR AND SUPPORTER OF THE DIAPER BANK JOHN BYSIEWICZ, COORDINATOR OF THE FAXON LAW NEW HAVEN & FAIRFIELD ROAD RACES, ORGANIZES THE EVENT THE EVENT IS SPONSORED BY 99

1PLR, CONNEX CREDIT UNION, GUINNESS, TOAD'S PLACE, CHABASO BAKERY, WOODBRIDGE RUNNING COMPANY, ALLIE'S PEANUT BUTTER BALLS, JULIA'S BAKERY AND AMR FOR RACE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT, VISIT WWWJBSPORTSCOM OR CALL (203) 481- 5933 3 3 SUNDAY: LOOKS DRY AND SEASONABLE

STILL BREEZY WITH TIDAL DEPARTURES AROUND 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL DURING THE LATE MORNING/EARLY AFTERNOON HIGHS IN THE LOW TO MID 40SSUNDAY NIGHT: A FEW SHOWERS/SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED DOESN'T LOOK LIKE ENOUGH TO CAUSE SLICK ROADS BUT WE WILL WATCH IT! TEMPS COOLING TO AROUND 30 DEGREESMONDAY: MORE SUN THAN CLOUDS AND LESS WIND

HIGHS IN THE LOW-MID 40STUESDAY: SUN TO LATE CLOUDS HIGHS NEAR 450 WEDNESDAY: WATCHING FOR MORE RAIN AND/OR SNOW HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S

THURSDAY: RAIN/SNOW MAY CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY WITH GUSTY WINDS HIGHS WARM INTO THE LOW 40S FOR THE AFTERNOONFRIDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH HIGHS IN THE LOW 40SSATURDAY: MOSTLY SUNNY WITH HIGHS NEAR 40 SUNDAY: ANOTHER MOSTLY SUNNY DAY WITH SEASONABLE TEMPS IN THE LOW-MID 40S

WE ARE JUST ONE WEEK AWAY FROM OUR LIVE SPECIAL COVERAGE OF THE GREATER NEW HAVEN ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE SUNDAY MARCH 11THE COVERAGE BEGINS AT 1PM RIGHT HERE ON NEWS 8 MAKE SURE YOU SEND US PICTURES OF HOW YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE CELEBRATINGYOU MAY JUST SEE

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