Saturday 25th May 2019
Rail-Trail Parking Lot: 245 Sherman Ave., Hamden, United States
The 8th Annual Hamden Hills Half Marathon and Flat 5K is being held on Saturday, May 25th (Memorial Day Weekend.)
Our Half Marathon course is challenging and picturesque as you run through the back country of Hamden. The course runs on the Rail-Trail for the first 2 miles and the last 2 miles offering a bit of flat, shady ground to enjoy.
The 5K is 100% on the rail-trail for a flat and fast finish.
10/17/2018 - 2/25/2019
Half Marathon $60
3/26/2019 - 5/22/2019
Half Marathon $65
5/24/2019 - 5/25/2019 (In-Person Registration)
Half Marathon $70
CASH or CHECKS ONLY
You may TRANSFER your registration to another athlete until 4/30/2018 for $10. You do this through Active.com.
You may DEFER your entry to the 2020 Hamden Hills Race until 4/30/2019 for $10. You do this by emailing President@ShorelineSharks.com. The $10 will be due in 2020 at registration where you will register in-person.
NO REFUNDS and NO EXCEPTIONS. Please do not email asking for an exception.
From I-91: Take exit 10 (Rt 40 connector) to Rt 10 North (Whitney Ave) Make a left onto Sherman Ave. From Rt 15 (Merritt Parkway): Take exit 61, Rt 10 North (Whitney Ave) Go for 2.7 miles and turn left onto Sherman Ave. Turn LEFT into the Canal Rail-Trail Lot.
THIS IS ALSO THE PLACE FOR RACE-DAY REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP
Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/Vnb7M
Optional Friday Packet Pick-Up and Day-Before Registration
Friday May 24th from 3:30-6:30pm
*You may pick up for other people if those people are notified in advance*
Packet pick-up and day-before-registration will be at The Multisports Academy, 109 Sanford St. Hamden, CT. 06514 (203-691-7349) DRIVE ALL THE WAY BACK.
Half Marathon and 5K Maps
Click this link to see the Half Marathon course including elevation.
Click this link to see the 5K course including elevation.
7:00am: Registration and Packet Pickup opens
7:45am: Packet Pickup Closes
8:00am: Half Marathon Starts
8:15am: 5K Starts
8:30am: First 5K finishers
9:15am: Last of the 5K finishers are in
9:20am: First finishers for the Half Marathon
11:30am: Final Finishers of the Half Marathon
12:00pm: Race Venue Closed
TRAVEL AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
Hamden, Connecticut can be accessed easily from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. (46 Miles away) as well as JFK International Airport (85 miles away) and LaGuardia International Airport, (79 miles away) both in Queens, NY. Bradley will be MUCH easier to fly through and travel to and from the race venue, but the tickets may be more expensive.
The best and closest hotels to stay in for the Hamden Hills Half Marathon are:
Whitney Inn & Suites (Half a mile from the race venue)
3400 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT. 06518
Phone (203) 288-2505
Clarion Hotel & Suites (3 Miles from the race venue)
2260 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT. 06518
Phone (203) 288-3831
44 Highland Park Rd., North Haven