Bagel Run

I like to run, but it took me a long time to consider myself a runner. I run nearly every morning, early, through the streets of Woodbridge (and sometimes into New Haven, Orange, Bethany, or Ansonia). My steady pace is fast enough to finish my run before I have to wake up my kids, make their lunches, and get them out the door in the morning but not fast enough to break any records. Earlier this week, I signed up for the Bagel Run, one of my favorite 5K races (along with the IRIS Run for Refugees in February and the Walnut Beach 5K in August) because I get the chance to run alongside so many familiar faces from the Jewish community.

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This year's Bagel Run is Sunday, September 15 at the JCC. Come run alongside me (or in front of me), and let's share a bagel at the end of the race.

- Julie Katz