Tia Chapman / Hartford Courant
July 17, 2011
Dr. William Petit Jr. addresses runners at the start of a 5K road race fund-raising event to benefit the Petit Family Foundation. The race also featured activities such as a raffle, live music, and food. The Petit Family Foundation honors the memories of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Hayley Elizabeth Petit, and Michaela Rose Petit by supporting efforts such as fostering the science education of young people, and helping those who are affected by chronic illnesses.