The Mark Twain Redding Road Race

Sun May 1, 2022 Redding, CT 06896 US Directions
Events

The SLC Half Marathon

$70 8:00AM EDT Registration ends April 30, 2022 at 8:00am EDT

The BCR 7 Mile Race

$55 8:35AM EDT Registration ends April 30, 2022 at 8:00am EDT

Flying Frog Frenzy (Kids Fun Run)

$20 7:30AM EDT Registration ends April 30, 2022 at 8:00am EDT

Mississippi Steamboat Challenge 16.2

$80 7:20AM EDT Registration ends April 30, 2022 at 8:00am EDT

Mississippi Steamboat Challenge 10.1

$65 7:20AM EDT Registration ends April 30, 2022 at 1:01am EDT
Place
3 Marchant Rd
Redding, CT US 06896
Description

The races begin and end at stunning Hoyt Campground in West Redding, Connecticut with a starting time of 8:00am for the half and 8:35am for the 7 miler. All races are on bucolic country roads that have runners passing a horse farm, a waterfall, a railroad bridge, wetlands, streams, lakes, an historic schoolhouse circa 1789, while finishing at the campground. The course can be categorized as challenging and rolling (with plenty of short hills but none that would be classified as long).  There are also plenty of downhills and areas of flat running, so runners should have no problem settling into a comfortable pace.

The Flying Frog Frenzy (Kids' Fun Run) of 3/4 of a mile is entirely on Hoyt Campground and will occur before the start of the other two races (at 7:30 am).

Runners of every race will receive a gorgeous, in-house designed, finishers medal, an in-house designed performance shirt and numerous other special surprise race goodies. It is our goal to have The Mark Twain Redding Road Race be the friendliest and best supported race of its kind in this area, or any area, for that matter, while benefitting numerous Redding, CT charities. The majority of proceeds go to supporting BSA Troop 15 [reddingtroop15.org] (boys) and BSA Troop 306 (girls) of Redding.

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Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 30th

3:00pm  Bill Rodgers ++ leads a warmup, casual 5K beginning and ending at the farm

12:00pm - 5:00pm: Race Packet Pick-up and Race Registration at Hoyt Campgrounds

5:00pm - 8:00pm: Spaghetti Dinner at West Redding Fire Department hosted by BSA Troop 15.  Purchase your ticket while registering or by donating $10 per ticket on this webpage.  Email john, jm@coopercreekpartners.com if using the donation button to buy tickets

Sunday, May 1st:

6:00am - 8:00am: Race Packet Pick-up and Race Day Registration for Flying Frog Frenzy at Hoyt Campgrounds

7:15am: Early Start

7:20am: Mississippi Steamboat Challenge Start

7:30am: Flying Frog Frenzy

8:00am: The SLC Half Marathon Start

8:35am: The BCR 7 Miler Start

9:15 am: First Runners Arrive

10:30am (approximately): Awards Ceremony and Festivities

Boy Scout Pasta Dinner

When: Saturday April 30th, 5pm-8pm

Where: West Redding Fire Department, Umpawaug Rd, 1.3 miles from Hoyt Campground

Price:  $10 per person

Logistics: Pickup meal, with possibility of eating outside of the fire station, weather permitting

Menu: Troop 15's Famous Spaghetti Dinner; Homemade meat and marinara sauces, pasta, rolls, salad, and beverage

 

 

A Run For The Cows Documentary
2013 Race Film
Start of 2017 Race
Town of Redding Video
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