Marathon softball game moved to Aug. 1, 2

The Extra Innings Softball Marathon to benefit Treasured Time was postponed from last weekend’s fund-raising game, to Saturday, Aug. 1, and Sunday, Aug. 2.

Shelton-BaseballGraphicThe Softball Marathon was set for June 27-28, but was delayed due to the weather.

The event at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, and continues until 11 p.m. that day. The event includes a Home Run Derby, which commences at 7:30 p.m. The event will pick up again at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2, and conclude at 8 p.m.

Sign up is limited to the first 40 teams consisting of at least 10 players per team as each squad will play a one-hour game. Out of the 20 winning teams, the team who scored the most runs will be crowned the champion and win a night in the Treasured Time Suite and food/drink included (no alcohol included) at a Bluefish Game. The Home Run Derby Champion will take home a trophy and a pair of tickets to a New York Mets Game.

The entry fee to participate is $250 per team. Any interested Home Run Derby participants can enter for a $25 fee. All of the entry fees from the teams and individuals will go towards making a difference in granting the wishes of the families that Treasured Time helps. All proceeds raised from the Extra Inning Softball Marathon will benefit Treasured Time, whose mission is to grant the wishes of parents with life threatening illnesses to create a lasting memory with their children.

Tickets to attend the softball portion of the marathon are $5. Activities taking place throughout the event including corn hole, DJs, raffles, a kids area and more. Raffles include a chance to win a weekend rental of a convertible from BMW of Bridgeport. Concession stands will be open Saturday and Sunday all day.

To register, or for more information, contact Jenn at 203-446-1068 or [email protected] To learn more, visit treasuredtime.org.

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