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All Aboard! 

CHR’s Steam Train Half Marathon and Relay is on Saturday, April 13, at 10 a.m., at the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat in Essex, CT. Runners, sponsors, and volunteers are needed!

Proceeds will benefit Community Health Resources (CHR), an essential behavioral healthcare provider, and three local nonprofits: the Essex Public Library in Essex, the Deep River Fire Department, and The Nest Coffee House / A Little Compassion Inc.


  • Steam Train Half Marathon – $75 (Price Increases after February 29, 2024)
  • Steam Train Two-Person Relay (Per Each Member) – $65 (Price Increases after February 29, 2024)
  • Steam Train Virtual Half Marathon – $40
  • Steam Train Half Marathon for CHR Employees – $25


Are you interested in volunteering?
CHR is looking for volunteers between 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on race day to support the event. For more information, contact Eliza Patterson, CHR’s Development and Communications Manager, at

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities:
Contact Eliza Patterson, CHR’s Development & Communications Manager, at




Do you have additional questions? Please contact us at