Commodore Hull Thanksgiving Day 5K Road Race



Please patronize our sponsors!

One of the major keys to running a successful road race is to have caring, supportive sponsors, and the Commodore Hull Thanksgiving Day 5K Road Race has been fortunate in rounding up just such a group. On this page you will see the 2005 sponsors who are on board to date. We will be adding additional features about our sponsors as we go along, but please let them know that you saw them here and appreciate their making this community event possible.

Click here to see a photo album of our 2005 sponsors.


Greco & Haines is the official sponsor of the 2005 race and they once again have made possible the heavyweight cotton t-shirt  that will be given to all runners. Greco & Haines has been the main sponsor of the race since its inception in 2002. Not only do they make the t-shirts available, but they also provide water bottles for the runners bag!

Sun Backlit is the official designer of the unique logos that give the race its unique community flavor!



Derby Discount Liquor and United Cigar Store are the sponsors for both our timer and our main banner. Watch for the improved new timing system for this year's race!


Special Commodore Hull hats are awarded to all winners, top 3 male and female runners in 10 categories thanks to Jamie Cohen & Dominick Thomas.


World Fulfillment, Inc. is the official sponsor of the printing and mailing of all registration materials. Brothers Dan and John Saccu are also responsible for packing the runners goody bag, and they also mange to include several unexpected "goodies" in each bag. John also serves on the course and safety committees for the race and coordinates the activities at the unique turn around point at the Derby Public Library.



Ed McManus & Sons Construction Co. are our volunteer appreciation sponsors helping to make this a special event for volunteers as well as runners!.



Adzima and Riverview Funeral Homes is back as the water station sponsor and the water stop will be right in front of the funeral home in Derby. Runners pass this spot on the way out and the way back.


Inline Plastics Corp. is the parking sponsor for the race and their large lot right on the race course on Canal Street will be available for runners.


The Wilson Agency is celebrating its 51st year in business and is the sponsor for the runner's bibs. They are also providing complimentary runners gloves for this year's runners bag. In addition, Tom Wilson serves as the Public Address Announcer for the race.



David M. Grant Caterers and TETLEY USA Inc.  are the Youth Poster Sponsors this year. Long Hill in Shelton is being sponsored by Tetley Tea, Bradley School in Derby has David M. Grant Caterers.


Porch & Patio - Orange sponsors the DJ who keeps everyone entertained before, during and after the race. Jeff Heitman was a star runner for Derby High School, and will be running in this year's race.






The "Commodore" models this year's t-shirt!

The Ship's Officers are other major sponsors of the race whose contributions range from underwriting the costs of the race to providing raffle prizes for the runners. Click here for a full listing of raffle prizes

Adzima & Riverview Funeral Homes
Bruegger's Bagels
Coca-Cola of New England
David M. Grant Caterers
Ed McManus & Sons Construction Co.
Golf Center of Connecticut
Hubbell Bros. Shoe Store
Porch & Patio - Orange
Tetley USA, Inc
Valley Roofing & Siding
Wilson Agency
World Fulfillment, LLC

Advanced Footcare Specialists of CT
Altimari's Little Italy
Attorney Richard A. Volo
Attorney Gary P. Cahill
Attorney Shawn K. Splan
Attorney Eugene A. Skowronski
Attorney Thomas Welch
B & L Men's and Boys' Shop
Blanchette Sporting Goods
Derby Cellular
DG & Sons Bail Bonds
Drs. Dworkin, Stein & Lerman
Dr. Maureen O’Donnell Sharnick, D.M.D
Downtown Danny O's Bar & Grille .
Dunkin Donuts - Howe Avenue, Shelton
Fairfield County Custom Homes
Frankie's Grill
Inline Plastics Corp.
J & B Auto Body, Inc.
Prestige Builders LLC
Roseland Apizza
Sikorsky Federal Credit Union
Steven A. Rose Agency
Sun Backlit (T-shirt design)
Tele-Media Cable
The Photo Center-  Howe Ave

**All of our sponsors will receive the 2005 shirt.

You can contact Race Director Glenn Gaetano for information by e-mail or phone (203 944-0445).

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