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 hundreds of participants and supporters year-after-year for a wonderful day of community, support, and hope.  Thank you for joining us on the Path of Hope!

Event Details

Where: Elizabeth Park, 1561 Asylum Ave, 
West Hartford, CT 06117

When: Saturday, May 2, 2020

Schedule of Events

  • 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. - Registration/Check-In 
  • 9:00 A.M. - Path of Hope 5K Begins
  • 9:15 A.M. - Gray Matters Mile Begins
  • 10:00 A.M. - Closing ceremonies, refreshments, and entertainment


Any questions can be directed to Lindsay Wasserman ( or Scott Hickling (

The CTBTA is honored to recognize our 7th Annual Path of Hope Honorees:

Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • James J. Vredenburgh, MD

Pediatric Oncology Excellence Award:

  • Eileen Gillan, MD

Compassionate Care Award:

  • Donna M. Avanecean, APRN
  • Anne Long, BSN, RN



Special thanks to our Sponsors who make it possible to walk the Path of Hope.

Presenting Hero Sponsor

Champion Sponsors

Trailblazer Sponsors

Hope Sponsors

Journey Sponsors

Friends of the Path of Hope

Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Contact us today.