IRIS Run for Refugees 5K

IRIS Run for Refugees 5K

Run in the annual IRIS Run For Refugees 5K on Sunday February 2nd at Wilbur Cross High School, 181 Mitchell Drive in New Haven!

The course runs entirely through the scenic neighborhood of East Rock. The flat course begins and finishes at Wilbur Cross High School.

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8:30am: Packet Pick-Up & Raceday Registration

10:00am: 5K Start

10:15am: Post-Race Party!

11:00am: Awards Ceremony



There are 5 parking lots available at Wilbur Cross High School and street parking. No additional designated race parking is available. No shuttle service!



  • First 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+.
  • Top 3 largest fundraisers.


Post-Race Party

A post-race party with food from refugee chefs from around the globe and some of New Haven’s best restaurants including Archie Moore’s, One 6 Three Pizza, Ashley’s Ice Cream and more! Also included are live music, vendors, awards ceremony & more.

Sponsorship Opportunities

With your help, thousands of dollars can be raised for IRIS. To learn more about becoming a sponsor, contact Zeenie Malik at