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March – September 2015

Mar
29
Sun
Danbury Half Marathon and 5k @ Danbury War Memorial in Rogers Park
Mar 29 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm

Danbury Half MarathonRace Website

Technical running shirts to the first 1,400 Half Marathon and 5K entrants!
Medals to all Half Marathon finishers

Awards: Top three finishers in each age division for both races. Mens and women’s divisions: 12 & under (5K only), 13-19 (5K only), 19 & under (Half Marathon only), 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Prize Money (Half Marathon only): Open male & female $500, $400, $300, $200, $100

USATF 1/2 Marathon CT State Championship
Additional Race Info:

  • Shower and changing facilities located inside the War Memorial.
  • Parking available at Roger’s Park.
  • Aid stations approximately every two miles along the Half Marathon course.
  • One aid station on the 5K course.
  • Two bands on the Half Marathon race course and one in the finish area.
  • Gatorade available at 6 of the 7 event aid stations.
  • GU gel available at the 9 mile aid station.
  • War Memorial at Rogers Park: 1 Memorial Drive, Danbury, CT 06810
  • Host Hotel: Ethan Allen Hotel (about 2 miles from start/finish area). When booking a reservation call 203-744-1776 and mention Danbury Half Marathon for a special rate.
  • For more information jbsports@snet.net or 203-481-5933.
Westfield, MA 1/2 Marathon/5k @ Boys and Girls Club
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am

Westfield Half Marathon and 5KCOURSE: A ROLLING 13.1 MILE CERTIFIED COURSE CERTIFICATION #MA02004RN. Mostly rural with most hills in the first 4 miles: 6 aid stations along the course. Great tune-up for the Boston Marathon. Map Available Here!
COURSE: 3.1 mile course for Adults and Children to run or walk. 5K MAP Available Here!
FACILITIES: Showers and Restrooms available at the Boys & Girls Club.  Plenty of free Parking. Amelia Park Ice Arena and In-Line Rink adjacent to Club.
AWARDS: $100.00 Cash Prize for Half-Marathon first Male and Female, $50.00 Cash Prize for new male & female course record.
DINNER: Post-race Dinner and refreshments FREE to all participants of Half-Marathon and 5K at the Boys & Girls Club.

Half-Marathon Entry Fee:
Price until 2/28- $50.00 for the 1/2, $60.00 until 3/28, $65.00 race day
1/2 k Entry Fee:
$25 until 2/28, $30 until 3/28, $35 race day
* Long sleeve Technical shirts to pre-registered runners

5K Entry Fee:
Price until 2/28/2013 at 11:59pm – $25.00
Price on/after 3/1/2013 until 3/23 at 11:59pm – $30
Price on race day 3/24 signups (from 9:30am – 10:30am).

Apr
12
Sun
HMF Harvard Pilgrim Middletown Half & Legends 4-Mile
Apr 12 @ 11:30 am

HMF Harvard Pilgrim Middletown Half and Legends 4MThe Harvard Pilgrim Middletown Half starts and finishes on Middletown’s Main Street, selected as “the most romantic Main Street in the U.S.” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This artful Main Street is brimming with swanky restaurants, cool bars, an award-winning local chocolatier, a delectable cupcake bakery and much more.

And we’ve added the Legends 4-Mile run so we have a distance for every runner! A post-race, street party with local food and drink caps off a great race in a great place.

May
2
Sat
Willi-Whammer Half Marathon @ Jillson Square
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

A race to benefit the No-Freeze Hospitality Center

The course starts and ends at the Jillson Square in downtown Willimantic, with plenty of parking. Runners will begin by heading down Main Street and cross the Willimantic River on their way to Columbia and Lebanon. Leaving the road for a short time, participants will run the historic “Airline” rail trail for nearly a mile before returning to the road. Heading back into Willimantic, participants will run over the famous Frog Bridge and along Jillson Square in front of cheering spectators on mile 6, before heading to the West end of Willimantic. Leaving Willimantic again, runners will head North through picturesque pastures in Mansfield on miles 9 and 10. Mile 11 brings runners by the ECSU sports complex. Coming in flat and fast, miles 12 and 13 run South on Ash and Jackson streets, for a finish at Jillson Square.

The race is chip-timed, and finishers receive custom pint-glasses.  Short-sleeve tech shirts will be given to runners who register prior to April 1, 2014. Dominos pizza is providing the post race food. 4 water stations will be available on the course. Medals will be given to the top three finishers in each age/gender category.

Live music, tents, massages and vendors will be located on Jillson Square.

Packet pick up will be Thursday April 24th, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and Friday April 25th, 2014, from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM, at the Windham Recreation offices, Kramer Building, 322 Prospect Street, Willimantic. Packets may also be picked up on race day, beginning at 8:00 AM.

Race info

May
21
Thu
Nutmeg State Marathon & 1/2 Marathon @ Goodwin Park
May 21 @ 6:00 am

Nutmeg State Marathon and Half MarathonTwelve laps of 2.08 miles, plus 1.24 Miles at start

This race will be held at Goodwin Park which is a large park, on US Hwy #5, near the southern city limit of Hartford. We will park on the North end of the parking lot (North of golfing building). This course is about 80 miles from Warwick, R.I. There is a golf course in the interior of the park and golf cart paths do cross our running path which is asphalt except for about 1/2 mile of dirt (see map). Please give golf carts the right-of-way.

There are 12 laps plus 1.24 miles (which we will do at the start). There is one air station at the start/finish. Race officials will keep track of the number of laps done. We will be set up about 5am. There will be one Aid Station at the Start/Finish line.

http://www.newenglandchallenge.org/nutmeg.html

May
31
Sun
HMF Mystic Half Marathon & 10K
May 31 @ 7:00 am

Mystic Half Marathon and 10KThe best way to admire the beauty of the Connecticut coast?

Running – in the first ever Mystic Half Marathon and 10K.

Experience 13.1 mystical miles past historic tall ships, through charming downtown and along the scenic shoreline.

Like Mystic itself, this event promises to quickly become a true New England classic.

Jun
7
Sun
HMF Iron Horse Half Marathon, 10K & 5k @ Iron Horse Blvd
Jun 7 @ 10:30 am

HMF Iron Horse Half Marathon, 10K and 5KThe Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon is a scenic two-loop course which begins and ends in the center of Simsbury. Runners will enjoy the picturesque course along the Farmington River and the farmlands of Simsbury. The charming town center is loaded with quaint shops and wonderful restaurants.

Come see for yourself why the Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon was selected as one of Bart’s Favorite Picks in Runner’s World.

 

Sep
13
Sun
Surftown Half Marathon & 5k @ Misquamicut Beach
Sep 13 @ 7:30 am

HMF Surftown Half Marathon and 5KRunning along the ocean front streets of Misquamicut Beach and Watch Hill, RI, the Surftown Half Marathon is a spectacular beach run featuring stunning ocean views! Fast and flat, the 13.1 mile course is a great destination race!

Not up for the challenge of the half marathon? Try out the 5K! A fast 5K run through the Misquamicut beach community.

Sep
19
Sat
Gulf Beach Half Marathon & 5k @ Silver Sands State Park Boardwalk
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 12:15 pm

Set for its 3rd annual running along Connecticut’s southeastern coast as summer is giving way to fall in 2013, Milford’s Gulf Coast Half Marathon & 5K takes runners on an out-and-back tour of this stretch of the Long Island Sound, from Milford Harbor and Gulf Pond to Silver Sands State Park, and down to Cedar Beach and back.

The entire course is basically fast and flat all the way from the starting line at the Gulf Beach Recreational Area along Gulf Street in Milford, to the turnaround point at Cedar Beach. With the exception of stretches along the first couple of miles, which unfold along the city streets that surround Milford Harbor, most of the rest of the race lies right along the coastline, giving runners views of the Long Island Sound for most of the race.

Runners will get to run across part of the newly constructed boardwalk in Silver Sands State Park, which connects the park with nearby Walnut Beach. There is also a second detour away from the coastline at just before the mid-way point of the race, as runners head off Seaview Avenue and onto 5th Avenue and then Milford Point Road, before re-joining Seaview for the remainder of the way to the turnaround point.

Once runners reach Cedar Beach, they then head back northeast along Seaview, all the way back toward Milford along the route they’ve just run, where they’ll cross the finish line back on Gulf Street. The starting time for the half marathon is scheduled for 8:00 AM, followed by those running the 5K at 8:15 AM.

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