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Course Information

Sunday - June 12, 2016


Gay City State Park, Hebron CT

Start Time:  7:30 AM

Course Description heading

5.5 Mile: The 5.5 mile course follows the Red Trail which traces the border of Gay City State Park. The course will start down by the main pond and parking lot. You will run up the main road towards the park entrance. Before getting to Route 85 you will turn left and enter onto the Red Trail. This trail starts off narrow, but widens up about one mile into the course. Following the red trail throughout you will encounter a lot of rocks and roots along the way. There are several ups and downs throughout the course . Finally you will emerge from the Red Trail and turn down the main road to the finish by the Pond.

3.3 Mile: The 3.3 mile loop follows the White Trail which zig zags through Gay City State park. The trail starts as a wide access road with few bumps along the way. About a mile into the race the trail narrows where you will encounter more rocks and roots and a few down hills and climbs. After crossing the water dam you finish climbing the Blue Trail, and then turning onto the road for a downhill finish by the Pond. 

Course Map heading

Gay City State Park

Course Support heading

  • Fluid Locations: Start and Finish
  • No water station along the course: water bottles available at the start of the race to carry with you on the course.
  • Portalet Locations: Start and Finish

Course Records heading

5.5 Mile:

Male: 33:45 set in 2015 by Matt Mensher
Female: 38:29 set in 2015 by Darcy Lucas

3.3 Mile:

Male: 19:58 set in 2013 by Trevor Chambers
Female: 25:28 set in 2011 by Rachel Chambers