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Athlete Information

Saturday - March 23, 2013

    

Hartford, CT

Start Time:  10:00 AM

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THE RACE IS HELD RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE


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Shirt Pickup

Participants in the 5K and the Kids Run may pick up their race shirt on March 20 in Danbury or at the race in Hartford on March 23. No shirts are mailed to participants. Click here for more details.

Virtual Runners will be mailed their shirt after March 23rd.

Signage

Bright green signs will direct you to race services and mark the course.

Running as a Member of a Team?

Click here for important details.

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Event Start Times

We strongly recommend that you plan to arrive in Hartford no later than 8:30 a.m.  With 15,000 participants, it will take a little longer to pick up your shirt and be ready for the start.

Kids Fun Run: 10:00 a.m. 

5K: 10:30 a.m.

Divisions and Awards heading

This event is timed by Bay State Race Services and uses the B-Tag timing system (timing chip is attached to the back of your race bib). Please wear your race bib on the front of your shirt. 

CATEGORIES:
  • Top three overall male and female finishers
  • Male Age Group
  • Female Age Group
  • Clydesdale (men 200+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 150+lbs.)
  • Wheelchair
  • Newtown Resident
  • First Responder (Police, Fire, EMS) 

AGE GROUP DIVISIONS:
  • 5-year age groups from 5-80+ 

AWARDS:
  • Top 3 overall male/female
  • Top 3 in each male/female age division
  • Top 3 in each male/female Newton Resident division 
  • Top 10 in each male/female First Responder division

No "double dipping"  (except First Responders)

Directions and Parking heading 

FROM THE WEST ON I-84 EASTBOUND

Exit 48B (Capitol Avenue). Left to open lots.
Exit 49 (Ann Street). Right or Straight to Free Garage/lots.

FROM THE EAST ON I-84 WESTBOUND

Exit 50 (Main Street). Left to Free Garages.

FROM THE NORTH ON I-91 SOUTHBOUND

Exit 32B (Trumbull Street). Left or straight to open lots.

FROM THE SOUTH ON I-91 NORTHBOUND

Exit 32B (Trumbull Street). Left to Free Garages.

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  • Ramada Plaza Hartford Downtown, 50 Morgan Street, Hartford, CT 06120
    Room rate: $75 per night, King or Double
    Parking: $17 per vehicle
    Full hot breakfast: $12.95
    To reserve, please call 860-549-2400 and ask for the Sandy Hook Run for the Families room block

 

Race Beneficiary:

Sandy Hook School Support Fund


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Start your own fundraising page for the Sandy Hook School Support Fund or join someone else's page and help them raise funds through your donation. Click here to get started.