The event finishes with a picnic party with live music. Attendees are invited to bring a picnic and enjoy free ice cream and beverages. Special activities for children will be provided by KisPlay Children’s Museum of Torrington.
Key sponsors currently include Torrington Savings Bank, E. J. Murphy Real Estate, Founders Insurance and Crystal Rock Water Company. Additional sponsorships are available between $150 and $1000.
Proceeds from the event benefit the educational programs of Litchfield Jazz Camp and Festival. The run is open to all comers. The registration fee is $22 for a racer in advance and $10 for a walker. The fee on race day at the starting line at Camp Cochipianee is $27 per runner and $15 per walker. The first 200 registrants receive a complimentary T-shirt.
For information on running or sponsoring the First Annual Jazz Run, call 860-361-6285
Photo by Dale Rothenberg.