IRIS Run for Refugees 5K held Sunday morning

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Despite the overcast weather, a 5K was held in New Haven on Sunday morning.

The IRIS Run for Refugees 5K kicked off at 10:00 a.m. in the Elm City. The run benefits Integrated Immigrant and Refugee Services (IRIS), which helps refugees and other people establish new lives.

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Chris George, Executive Director of IRIS, joined our newscast on Sunday morning to discuss the event which saw thousands participate.

Web Extra: Watch the video below for more to hear from Chris George

Additional information on IRIS can be located at

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