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More than 1,500 Expected at The Eversource Walk & 5K Run for Easterseals on June 2

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Meredith Elkins
Senior Vice President
Marketing & Communications

May 2, 2022

More than 1,500 Expected at The Eversource Walk & 5K Run for Easterseals on June 2
24th annual event comes back to Veterans Park with a free kids’ run, live music and Wellness Alley

Manchester, NH--- Easterseals New Hampshire is excited to welcome in-person participants back to its signature annual fundraiser, The Eversource Walk & 5K Run, on Thursday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Veteran’s Park in Manchester. Eversource and Easterseals NH are once again teaming up to raise money for Granite State children, adults, and seniors of varied abilities. The family-friendly event kicks off with a free kids’ fun run at 5:30 pm. Wellness Alley, a highlight of past walks, is also back with dozens of local vendors offering free demonstrations, giveaways and more.

Over the years, the Eversource Walk & 5K Run has raised over $3 million for Easterseals NH.

“Eversource is pleased to partner with Easterseals for the 24th consecutive year for this important event to benefit people of all ages and abilities who depend on Easterseals’ services,” said Doug Foley, Eversource’s president of New Hampshire operations. “We’re proud to support the communities where we live and work by helping great organizations like Easterseals.”

“We’re grateful to have Eversource’s ongoing support and to bring this much-anticipated annual event back to downtown Manchester,” said Joe Emmons, Easterseals NH’s Chief Development Officer. “We’re excited to join our New Hampshire neighbors for a fun evening that benefits our programs and people in our community. And for anyone who can’t join us in person, we have a virtual option.”

Participants are encouraged to form teams to fundraise together. Registration is open now at

Easterseals is pleased to recognize the following event sponsors: 96.5 The Mill, WFEA, 95.7 WZID, Rewind 94.1, The Outlaw 103.1, Commonwealth Financial Group, Constellation, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Logo Loc, Mobility Works, Pizza 9-1-1, Spectrum Marketing Companies, Walmart, Walmart Logistics, W.B. Mason, PROCON, and AmeriHealth Caritas New Hampshire.

Email us with any questions at

This year’s race is part of the Easterseals & Veterans Count Race Series presented by BAE Systems. In-person participants 18 or older who complete three out of the five races can earn an official race series quarter-zip pullover.

About Easterseals New Hampshire

For more than 84 years, Easterseals New Hampshire has provided exceptional services to ensure that all people with varied abilities and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities. As a leader in social services for individuals with disabilities and other challenges, Easterseals NH employs more than 1,600 individuals and provides essential services and on-the-ground supports to more than 23,000 people each year with 11 core programs throughout the state. Visit



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