10K

DESCRIPTION

The Old Wethersfield 10K is a double-loop course that runs along the historic streets of Old Wethersfield. The course is flat and fast with one sharp turn. The race ends along an unpaved trail in the scenic Wethersfield cove.

Event Records:
Male: 30:59 – set by Will Sanders in 2017
Female: 35:41 – set by Katie Edwards in 2014

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

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 the race bib). Please wear the race bib on the front of the shirt.

DIVISIONS:

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female
  • Male Age Group – 9-14, and 5-year age groups from 15-80+
  • Female Age Group – 9-14, 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
  • Overall awards based 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 1 hour and 25 minutes for the Old Wethersfield 10K. To finish within these time limits you must maintain a pace of approximately 13:30 minutes per mile. 10K runners must pass the checkpoint at the 2.4 mile mark within 34 minutes. Runners over this time will be directed to finish the 5K course. More…

COURSE SUPPORT

Course Markings:

  • Yellow signs with blue arrows mark all turns.
  • All mile points are marked on the road and mile signs at each mile.
  • Mile clocks at four locations along the course.

Course Amenities:

  • Fluid Locations (Water & Nuun Sport Lemon Lime flavor):
    • Pre/Post Race
    • Mile 1.5
    • Mile 2.7
    • Mile 4.5
  • Portalet Locations: Start & Finish
  • Medical personnel.
  • Event alert system notifications at the pre-race area & water stations along the course. 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.

While we do allow baby jogger/strollers in this event, participants must follow the stroller policy detailed HERE.

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