Milford Trick or Trot 5K to Raise Money to End Homelessness

The 12th Annual Milford Trick or Trot 5K will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at Lisman Landing in Downtown Milford. Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to participate in the 3.2 mile scenic route through Milford in costume to celebrate Halloween. All proceeds go to the Beth-El Center homeless shelter and soup kitchen to support its emergency cold weather response programs that assist those experiencing homelessness and hunger in the community during the winter season.

Check-in begins at 7:30am and the 5K shotgun start is at 9:00am.Registration fee is $35 for the first 150 registrants, $37 thereafter. For participants 18 and younger, the fee is $25. Register by October 15, 2023 to receive a free event t-shirt.

“With limited state funding for our cold weather programs, the proceeds from this event will allow the Beth-El Center to keep struggling families and senior citizens sheltered, fed and safe this winter, “ says Jenn Paradis, Beth-El Center Executive Director. “We’re so grateful to all who come to this great Halloween-themed 5K to support our homeless shelter and community food programs.”

This is a family friendly event that includes a Kids Fun Run for children 10 and under which starts at 8:30am. Adults, children and pets are encouraged to wear costumes and prizes will be awarded. Post-race fun includes a band and food trucks.

The event is sponsored and organized by the law firm of Harlow, Adams, and Friedman, P.C.  and Sikorsky Credit Union.  Other major sponsors include Planet Fitness, Trinity Point Wealth, Somerset Capital, Mary Taylor Memorial Church and MAI Capital Management.

To register to run or walk in the 5K or to become an event sponsor, please visit www.milfordtrickortrot.com.

About Beth-El Center

The Beth-El Center is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides support services and advocacy to those experiencing homelessness and hunger within the Greater Milford community. Through our 34 bed homeless shelter, food service programs and outreach and engagement efforts, we offer individuals, families and veterans long-term solutions to help them reclaim their lives. The Center’s soup kitchen offers daily meals to any community members in need. The Beth-El Center is located at 90 New Haven Avenue in Milford. Visit www.bethelmilford.org for more information.


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