Julia’s Run for Children

Julia’s Run for Children

Run with 99.1 PLR at the annual Julia’s Run for Children in New Haven!

Sunday April 14, 2019

College Street between Elm & Wall Street

Cross Campus, Yale University – New Haven, CT



About Julia

The race is held in memory of Julia Rusinek, a Yale student who passed away of an undetected heart condition at the age of 21. The Julia Rusinek Memorial Fund celebrates her life and honors the ideals for which she lived: supporting children in poverty through programming aimed at developing leadership skills, a love of literature and writing, and dedication to athleticism.


Cotton Tees

Cotton shirts are offered 250 entrants! Shirt sizes are first come first serve.


Course Info

The scenic course begins at Yale University and travels through the historic Prospect Hill neighborhood and Edgerton Park. The event is one of the few 4 Mile races in CT!



8:00am: Packet Pick-Up & Registration

9:30am: 1K Kids Fun Run Start

10:00am: 4 Mile Start

10:25am: Post-Race Party!

11:00am: Awards Ceremony



Parking garages are located at the corner of Chapel and College Streets. Street parking is also available. Reminder, no meters on Sundays.



  • Top male & female finishers.
  • Top 3 men & women finishers in each of the following divisions:
    • 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80+.
  • All Kids Fun Run finishers receive ribbons.

Post-Race Party

Stick around after the race for music, food, beverages, awards ceremony & more!


Sponsorship Opportunities

With your help, we can raise thousands of dollars for LEAP, Inc. To learn more about becoming a sponsor, contact Roza Rusinek at juliarun@gmail.com.