Over more than 20 years, the race has donated more than 40,000 toys to needy children in New Haven during the Christmas season. Patrons and spectators donate toys on race day.
Applicants may register before race day to guarantee a spot on the starting line.
Packet pickup and registration is at Trailblazer, 296 Elm St., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 10, 11.
The race is at 10:15 a.m. The certified flat course runs along State and Orange streets, passes the Green and returns on State Street.
The course can be seen at http://www.blogger.com/www.jbsports.com.
After the race, free refreshments are served in Christopher Martins. For race information, call 203-481-5933 or visit jbsports.com.
The event is sponsored by Christopher Martins, Trailblazer, SKYY Vodka, AdBook Direct, Slocum & Sons, Complete Dental, 99.1 PLR, Dunkin’ Donuts, Hamden Hall Country Day School, Modern Apizza, New England Brewing Company, Russell Hall Co., Silver Creative Group, SKYY Vodka, Prime Lending – Justin Powell, Dole, Flanagan Associates, Brescome Barton, Coupon Madness, Hartley & Parker, Eder Brothers, Access Audio Visual and attorney Edward L. Walsh.