WATERBURY — The Chris Corbett 5K will take place Sunday, April 2, at Holy Cross High School, 587 Oronoke Rd. Start time is 8:30 a.m.

“We will be dedicating this year’s race to the memory of Bristol police officers Lt. Dustin DeMonte and Sgt. Alex Hamzy,” said Lt. Joseph Rainone, a race organizer and president of the Christopher D. Corbett Memorial Fund.

Proceeds from the race benefit the memorial fund, established to honor the memory of Waterbury Deputy Police Chief Chris Corbett. The fund awards scholarships to students wishing to attend Catholic elementary and high schools in the greater Waterbury area. Scholarships are also given to college-bound graduates of local Catholic high schools who plan to pursue studies in criminal justice.

Since its inception in 2016, the fund has awarded scholarships and grants to more than 100 students. This year, $1,000 technology grants will again be awarded to the Catholic elementary school and Catholic high school with the greatest participation in the race.

In addition to the 5K, there will also be a two-mile fitness walk. Local businesses will provide free refreshments during the event. The race and walk will be followed by an awards ceremony.

Those who wish to participate in the 5K or the fitness walk can register online at runsignup.com/Race/CT/Waterbury/ChrisCorbett5K. There is a registration fee. Online registration ends on Thursday, March 30. On-site registration will be available on race day beginning at 7 a.m.

Those seeking additional information may visit www.chriscorbett5k.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/chriscorbett5k

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