Amber Room Run From the Sun 5K - 2017

Thursday Evening, August 17, 2017 at the Amber Room Colonnade

Bring your family, friends, and coworkers to run or walk in the 9th Annual 5k on Thursday night, August 17. The 2016 event drew dozens of volunteers and more than 400 runners and walkers. Participants are invited to the post race party featuring a barbecue, ice cold beverages, and music.

Picturesque 5k (3.1 mile) race course runs from the Amber Room Colonnade down to Candlewood Lake and back. Participants pass by stately homes and scenic water views. Proceeds from the race benefit Ann's Place! 

2017 Event Links:

Register to Run or Walk - 2017
($28 by July 15, $30 by August 12, $32 race-day, if available)

Click here for an application with race details!


Raise at least $100 and your registration fee will be waived!  Collect at least $250 in pledges and you will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win an exciting raffle prize!

How-to links:

Visit the How to Page
How to become a fundraiser or start a fundraising team
How to invite others to join your fundraising team
How to join an existing fundraising team
How to donate to a fundraiser

The top 3 fundraising teams will be recognized at the 5K awards ceremony. 

Event Coordinator

JB Sports LLC annually coordinates over 20 running and walking events in the Northeast. The New Haven Road Race, Fairfield Road Race, and the Greater Danbury ½ Marathon and 5K are just three of the events they coordinate.