Light for Kara

Our mission is to bring awareness about postpartum depression by sharing Kara’s story

Light for Kara 5k
7:30 AM07:30

Light for Kara 5k

This event is a 5K to raise awareness for Maternal Mental Health hosted by Light for Kara and Postpartum Support International Connecticut Chapter, in Memory of Kara Kovlakas.  Did you know?...1 in 7 women will experience a Perinatal Mood or Anxiety Disorder (PMAD) during pregnancy or postpartum.  Postpartum Depression is the #1 complication of childbirth.  Dads and non-carrying partners can get PMADs too.  

To register for this race please visit (opens 7/22):

To become a sponsor for this race please visit:

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8:00 AM08:00

Sono 5k - Team Light for Kara

Sign up for the 5k race at - when registering choose the 'join existing team' option and register as 'TEAM KARA' 

**Register by 9/4 to walk/run with TEAM KARA and and a portion of your registration will go to the Aydan/Ari scholarship fund and Malta house***

We will be making T-Shirts  available for sale before the race so check  back for details - all proceeds will go to the Aydan/Ari scholarship fund and Malta house. You are not required to have a T-shirt for the walk. 

The full race schedule can be found here


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