Path of Hope



An inspiring 5K walk, run, and family-fun event, Path of Hope raises funds and awareness to support the brain tumor community, celebrates survivorship, and honors those whom we remember.  The event draws more than 1800 total participants and supporters for a wonderful day of community, support, and hope.  Thank you for joining us on the Path of Hope!

Event Details

  • Where:  Jennings Beach, 880 S Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 
  • When:  Saturday, September 29, 2018.

    Schedule of Events 

    • Event-day Registration and check-in begins at 9:00 A.M.
      • Check-in is for team captains, individual walkers not on a team, and all runners only.
    • Opening Ceremonies 9:45 A.M.

    • Walk and Race
      • Runners -- 5K for the Cure Race begins at 10:00 A.M.
      • 5K Walkers -- 5K for the Cure begins immediately after runners; walkers must yield right of way to runners.
      • Up to 1 Mile Walkers -- Gray Matters Mile begin at 10:15 A.M.
    • Celebration with entertainment and refreshments to follow.

Runners -- Race includes prizes for top finishers and event t-shirt. Registration fee supports brain tumor patients and caregivers. 


Honorary Chair: 

  • Jennifer Moliterno Gunel, MD

Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • Joseph Piepmeier, MD

Humanitarian Award:

  • Nicholas A. Blondin, MD

Compassionate Care Award:

  • Erin Mangan, RN
  • Joy Peck, RN OCN

Courage Award:

  • Lee Robin Falk
  • Jolanta Lukawski
  • Anthony Munoz
  • Marc DeNovellis
  • Cecilia Calhoun


In the meantime, you can support the cause by donating. To donate to a specific team or individual, visit our Participant and Team Center. Thank you for supporting Hope!



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