10 MILE

DESCRIPTION

Hills, what hills? The freshly designed 10 mile course will run much faster with race start on High Street, then following a counterclockwise loop around Wesleyan campus. After passing through the start area, the route continues past Wesleyan’s athletic fields around mile 4 and south into residential Middletown. The route takes runners through the Wadsworth State Forest, with a very fast last third of the race to the finish on historic Main Street.

Event Records:
Male: 50:56 – set by John Busque in 2019
Female: 58:51 – set by Annmarie Tuxbury in 2018

Course Suitability for Disabled Athletes:
Click here for more details.

PACE TEAMS

Pace leaders are a free service available to help athletes achieve their goal times. More…

DIVISIONS & AWARDS

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.

DIVISIONS:

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female
  • Male Age Group – 12-14, and 5-year age groups from 15-80+
  • Female Age Group – 12-14, and 5-year age groups from 15-80+
  • Clydesdale (men 200+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 150+lbs.)
  • Disabled Athletes More…

AWARDS:

  • Commemorative Awards to the Top 3 in each Division
  • Prize Money to the Top 3 Overall Male & Female: $250, $150, $100
  • Mondo Pizza Gift Card to the First Male & Female Resident of Middlesex County: $50 Each
  • Prize money awarded on gun time, all others awarded on chip time
  • No “double dipping”
  • To collect an award after race day, click here

COURSE LIMITS

Course limit is 3 hours for the Harvard Pilgrim Middletown 10 Mile.  To finish within these time limits runners must maintain a pace of approximately 18:00 minutes per mileMore…

COURSE SUPPORT

  • Fluid Locations (Water & Nuun Sport Lemon Lime flavor)
    • Pre/Post Race
    • Mile 1.7
    • Mile 3.5
    • Mile 4.8
    • Mile 6.1
    • Mile 8.0
    • Mile 9.2
  • GU Energy Gel: Mile 6.1
  • Portalets: Pre/Post Race & along the course
  • Entertainment: Pre/Post Race & 8 locations along the course
  • Medical personnel
  • Event alert system notifications in the pre-race area. More...

NOT ALLOWED ON THE COURSE

No dogs (service dogs must be identified as such at all times). No unregistered runners or walkers. Headphones discouraged. No bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, or motorized vehicles.

Baby Jogger/Strollers are NOT permitted in the 10 mile race but will be allowed in the 3.5 mile race, please see details on the stroller policy HERE.

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