Path of Hope



An inspiring 5K walk, run, and family-fun event, Path of Hope raises funds and awareness to support the brain tumor community, celebrates survivorship, and honors those whom we remember.  The event draws hundreds of participants and supporters year-after-year for a wonderful day of community, support, and hope.  Thank you for joining us on the Path of Hope!

Event Details

Where: Elizabeth Park, 1561 Asylum Ave, 
West Hartford, CT 06117

When: Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Schedule of Events

  • 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. - Registration/Check-In 
  • 9:00 A.M. - Path of Hope 5K Begins
  • 9:15 A.M. - Gray Matters Mile Begins
  • 10:00 A.M. - Closing ceremonies, refreshments, and entertainment

Participants and Teams

To start fundraising individually, or as a team, visit our Participant and Team Center.

To join a team, find the name of the team you wish to join, and select "Join Team". If you wish to fundraise individually or start a team, click "Become a fundraiser". You will be required to set up an account regardless of whether or not you decide to join a team. There you can share your page, manage your donations, view event registrations, or manage your team if you are a Team Captain. 

Any questions may be directed to Elisabeth McNivens (, or Scott Hickling (

Thank you for supporting hope!


The CTBTA is honored to recognize our 6th Annual Path of Hope Honorees:

Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • Andrew Salner, MD

Corporate Leadership Award:

  • John F. Rodis, MD, MBA, FACHE

Compassionate Care Award:

  • Jeanne Walczak, RN

Courage Award:

  • Amanda DiMauro
  • Joe Kremer
  • David Dubiel
  • Dahlia Hernandez

Honorary Co-Chair:

  • Rich Graziano


Special thanks to our Sponsors who make it possible to walk the Path of Hope.

Presenting Hero Sponsor

Champion Sponsors

Trailblazer Sponsors

Hope Sponsors

Journey Sponsors

Friends of the Path of Hope

Lux Bond & Green Jewelers

Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Contact us today.