RACE DAY

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Pre/post race activities will take place at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center (PAC) in Simsbury, Connecticut. All races will start and finish on the adjacent roadway, Iron Horse Boulevard.

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Parking is available all day in the municipal parking lots along Iron Horse Boulevard. Plan to arrive at least 75 minutes prior to your race start – Iron Horse Boulevard will be shut to traffic at 6:45 AM. After 6:45 AM, access to the parking lots must be made from Rte. 10. Do not park at private businesses.

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ROAD CLOSURES

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

PACKET PICKUP:
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RACE START TIMES:
7:15 AM: 10K

  • The 10K start is on Iron Horse Blvd at Jim Gallagher Way (0.4 miles from pre race area)

7:30 AM: Half Marathon & 5K

  • The Half start is on Iron Horse Blvd at Phelps Lane (just outside the pre race area)
  • The 5K start is on Iron Horse Blvd at Wilcox St (0.3 miles from pre race area)

9:00 AM: HMF FitKids Run

  • The kids runs will take place on the soccer fields inside the Simsbury Performing Arts Center

POST RACE PARTY:
7:45 AM – 10:45 AM: Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center

Celebrate your amazing accomplishments together with music, delicious Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ food served up fresh, grab & go snacks featuring Bakery On Main granola and LesserEvil popcorn, and ice cold New England Brewing Company beer. Must be 21+ years of age with proper ID to receive the complimentary beer.

8:30 AM: 5K & 10K Award Ceremony
9:00 AM: Beer Tent Opens
9:45 AM: Half Marathon Award Ceremony

PERKS

BAGGAGE CHECK:
Complimentary baggage check will be available for registered participants in the Pre/Post Race area.

All checked bags must be picked up by 10:45 AM.

RACE PHOTOS:
FinisherPix is the official photographer at the UConn Health Half Marathon, 10K, & 5K. 24-48h after the race, you can view and order your personal race photos. Save money by pre-ordering your photos during the registration process or after you’ve registered through your Participant Account, click here to access. Make sure your bib number is facing front at all times and don’t forget to smile!

PACE TEAMS:
HMF Pace teams are available for the half marathon. Pace leaders will assemble in the start area 15 minutes prior to race start. More…

ATHLETE TRACKING

UConn Health Half Marathon participants can get real-time athlete updates. Athletes or spectators can follow along and receive real-time updates with course time and pace from the start, 8.2 mile split and at the finish line. Sign up HERE

  • OUR RACE IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROSITY OF THESE PARTNERS