FAIRFIELD — The Bigelow Tea Community Challenge is celebrating 32 years of charitable giving and will take place on Sunday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m.-12noon, rain or shine, at the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club, where participants can choose from a 5K Road Race, a 3k Fitness Walk through scenic Southport Harbor & Historic District, and a Kids’ Fun Run & KidZone Challenge. Event attendees, whether racing or not, are invited to sample free cups of Bigelow tea at the Bigelow Mobile Tea Bar, a customized 31-foot 1977 Airstream trailer.
Participants will receive complimentary goody bags, T-shirts and delicious (free) food post event and will be eligible to win raffle prizes and awards (kids too). Additionally, there will be family friendly activities including music, kid-friendly games, and face painting. Free babysitting will be available while parents run or walk. To register, contact https://runsignup.com/race/ct/southport.