August 11, 2020

Literacy Volunteers April Fool’s Backward Mile

Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore will be holding their 4th annual April Fool’s Backward Mile and 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 2, 2011, starting at Essex Town Hall. There will also be a Lollipop Run for children aged 6 and under.

Registration will be at 7.30 a.m., and the Backward Mile for adults age 18 or older will start at 8.30 a.m., the Lollipop Run for children 6 and under will start at 8.50 a.m. and the 5K Walk/Run will start at 9.15 a.m.

This is an important fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore, CT, Inc. , who provide tutors to those residents in the Connecticut Valley Shore area who want to learn to speak, read or write English or who wish to improve those skills. Their service is strictly confidential and is provided free of charge.

People who wish to participate in the race can download the application form here or apply directly online at the Literacy Volunteers website at .  They can also contact Michael Noto, the Executive Director at 860-399-0280 or contact the race director, Cathy Bishop, at 860-767-0354.