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Hogsback Half Marathon


Sat September 29 2018
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Location: Colebrook, CT US 06021 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Events
Event Time Price Details
1/2 Marathon 9 a.m. General Start
Time
9:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Price
$45
Price increases February 28, 2018 at 11:59pm EST
1/2 Marathon 8:15 Early Start (for runners needing more than 2:30 to complete the course)
Time
8:15AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Price
$45
Price increases February 28, 2018 at 11:59pm EST
Place
Goodwin Dam
Durst Road
Colebrook, CT US 06021
Description

2017 Hogsback Half Marathon Information:

Start Time: General race begins promptly at 9 a.m. on September 29, 2018. If you anticipate needing more that 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete the course, we will be offering an early start at 8:15 a.m.

Amenities:

  • Rural course on lightly travelled country roads along the Farmington River;
  • Technical shirts for all runners in mens' and womens' sizes;
  • 6 water stations stocked with water and Gatorade Endurance and gels available on course at miles 6 and 10;
  • Great post-race food including baked chicken, meatballs, vegetarian pasta, roasted red potatoes, salad and pie, cookies, bagels and fruit (we also offer vegan and gluten free options, so if you have special dietary needs just ask);
  • Custom finisher medals from Ashworth Awards;
  • Electronic bib tag timing;
  • Customized bibs with runners names;
  • Awards in 5 year age groups; and
  • Great post-race raffle prizes

Course: Fast USATF certified course with a 100 foot net elevation decrease. You'll run on country roads through the towns of Riverton, Pleasant Valley, Hartland and Colebrook.

Awards: Top 3 overall male and female runners and 3 deep in 5 year age divisions (18 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70 +).  Awards will not be mailed and you must be present to collect your award.

Proceeds: All proceeds from the race benefit Running for Rescues. Running for Rescues is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of shelter animals. Running for Rescues supports small, grassroots organizations on the front lines - people pulling animals out of shelters before they are put to sleep. The cost associated with their efforts can be staggering! Running for Rescues funds shots, spay/neuter, transport, boarding, or food while the animal is being fostered and gives animals the opportunity to find a forever home.

Event details and schedule
Packet pickup begins at 7 a.m. on race day (September 29, 2018).

Hogsback Half Marathon - General Start at 9 a.m. If you anticipate needing more than 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete the course, we will be offering an Early Start at 8:15 a.m. (please register for the early start option when you sign up for the race)

Post-Race Celebration Begins - 10:30 a.m.

Awards Ceremony & Raffles - 11:30 a.m.

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