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Presented by The Glastonbury River Runners Club
In 2004, a legend was born. The King of Pain is the toughest road race in the history of Glastonbury and, as anyone who has run it knows, it lives up to its name. The course offers breathtaking South Glastonbury orchard scenery, along with hill, after hill, after hill. As a bonus, we scheduled the race smack-dab in the middle of a frigid New England winter. No extra charge. And you’ll be pretty sore after you finish, but you’ll walk away with bragging rights that will last all year long.
Register quick. The field is strictly limited to 150, and all of the clinical masochists in the state want in. Registration opens January 1st, but only Glastonbury River Runner members may register between 1/1 and 1/8, then registration will open to the general public. Shirt sizes guaranteed before 1/26/18. Course will be open to traffic, so please use caution.
Race will benefit Achilles CT and Sunshine Kids.
Where: Hopewell School, 1068 Chestnut Hill St., South Glastonbury, Connecticut.
Parking: EXTREMELY limited. Absolutely NO PARKING at the fire station across the street. Please carpool if possible. Additional parking at the daycare in the plaza on New London Tpke.
When: Sunday, February 11, 2018. 9AM sharp.
Cost: $40 for individuals, $60 for a 3-person relay team.
You get: Chip timing, unique finisher’s medal, an inaugural long-sleeve tech shirt, post race food, and solid justification for stopping at a tattoo parlor on the way home.
All relay runners will get a finisher’s medal and may purchase a t-shirt.
Awards: The top male & female finishers will be crowned the 2018 King & Queen of Pain with great pomp and circumstance. No other awards.
Packet pickup will be at Soundrunner Glastonbury on Saturday morning, 2/10/18, from 10 to 12 and on race day starting at 730. There will be no registration on Saturday or Sunday. You must register online by Tuesday!!
NO REFUNDS. Transfers on a case by case basis before registration closes.
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