- FUN FEATURES
The 12th annual Mark Jardim Memorial Jog (MJMJ) will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13, at Cheshire Park to honor the former Cheshire resident who was killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Towers in New York City.
The race will begin at 1 p.m. and cover the Cheshire Park trails that Jardim ran as a member of the Cheshire High School cross country team. He was a 1980 graduate of CHS. Registration will open on-site at 11:30 a.m. In addition to the 5K race for adults, there will be a half-mile fun run for kids, post-race BBQ and other activities for participants and families. Hundreds of adults and children are expected to take part in the event again this year.
Entrance fee for 5K race participants will be $20, and $5 for the fun run. Non-racing participation is free, but donations will be accepted.
To pre-register, or for information on sponsorships, volunteer opportunities and more, visit www.markjardimmemorialjog.com or call Nan Conlon at (203) 250-1210.
Tax-deductible donations can be made directly to Friends of Mark, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, at Friends of Mark, P.O. Box 541, Cheshire, CT 06410.