Online registration - NOW OPEN


We are very optimistic that we'll be able to celebrate 30 YEARS in person, but as with many things this past year, event details are subject to change. We appreciate your patience - your safety is our highest priority!  Thank you & stay safe!

The Steeple Chase is a charity fund-raiser for three area non-profit social service agencies: WAIM, Windham No Freeze Project and Perception Programs, Inc. 

100% of profits go these great agencies! Even better, the J.P. Ossen Family Foundation will once again match all money raise dollar-for-dollar!!



  • Register on-line at
  • $25 per rider, plus each rider is asked raise an additional $50 by the event date ($75 total).
  • Register online at
  • Use coupon code STEEPLE21 for $10 off your registration - now through June 30th.
  • Create your personalized fundraising page!



    ROUTES: 20, 30, and 62.5 mile cycling, plus 5 mile scenic walk through Willimantic Parks.

    SHARE THE RIDE!: Share your experience on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Be sure to tag us in your photos and videos!


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    **The Windham Area Interfaith Ministry (WAIM) provides fuel assistance, clothing, and furniture to area needy families. WAIM is comprised of 39 faith communities** 

    **Windham No Freeze Project provides adults who are homeless overnight shelter. Their goal is to help clients obtain basic resources such as food, clothing, case management and transportation.** 

    **Perception Programs, Inc  (PPI) offers treatment, case management, education and housing to people with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders, adults involved in the criminal justice system, and people living with AIDS.**   

    • A unique twist on a beloved community event
    • Day-of live stream, content, photos, and video
    • Recommendations for routes through beautiful Eastern Connecticut
    • Supporting our neighbors through the pandemic and beyond.
    • Immense thanks for your support!!