The Half Marathon is relatively flat with no major hills. It follows the Farmington River on country roads and uses portions of the paved bike path. Roads used include Drake Hill, Riverside, Terry’s Plain, Quarry Road, Rte. 315 and Iron Horse.
Male: 1:10:38 – set by Brian Fuller in 2012
Female: 1:23:21 – set by Maureen Terwilliger in 2004
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.
- Top 5 Overall Male and Female
- Male Age Group – 12-14 and 5-year age groups 15-80+
- Female Age Group – 12-14 and 5-year age groups 15-80+
- Clydesdale (men 200+lbs.)
- Athena (women 150+lbs.)
- Disabled Athletes More…
- Commemorative Awards & Prize Money to the Top 5 Overall Male & Female: $250, $150, $100, $75, $50
- Commemorative Awards to the Top 3 in each Division
- Prize money awarded on gun time, all others awarded on chip time
- No “double dipping”
Course limit is 3 hours for the UConn Health Half Marathon. To finish within these time limits you must maintain a pace of approximately 13:44 minutes per mile. More…
- 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 several locations along the course.
- Fluid Locations (Water & Nuun Sport Lemon Lime flavor): every 1 – 2 miles along the course and Start and Finish Line.
- Portalets located along the course.
- Medical personnel.
- Energy gel at mile 8