Fall Distance Festival

Sun September 23, 2018 Stratford, CT US 06615 Directions


7:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT


7:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT


7:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
1 Dorne Drive
Short Beach
Stratford, CT US 06615
LOCATION: Short Beach, Pavilion #1 just past the guard house entrance, Stratford, CT
ENTRY FEES: Pre Reg Online Race Fees:                                   $14 - 10k    $17 - 20k     $20 - 30k
Race Day Fees in CASH WE TRUST or a check not as much: $15 - 10k    $20 - 20k     $25 - 30k
Reg/pre reg opens at 6:45am at the pavillion. Of course it is rain or shine.
WATER & FLUIDS on at least 3 locations on our 10K course- they will stay in place for three hours.

Whatever food we can get which usually includes bagels, bananas, granola bags, & more if my mom and aunt cook up any cold pasta salad.
Lots of parking & bathrooms, but arrive EARLY and ready to run. NO finisher's medals nor shirts- you already have enough and we can keep the cost down! But if I have some good leftovers from other races you can take them!

Multi-distance option. You can run 10k, 20k or 30K. But the 30K is the featured event and has been for almost 20 years. 

COURSE MAP - note this could get tweaked.  http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6708170r=6708170 
AWARDS: I am working on it...
DIRECTIONS: use the Beach House restaurant on Dorne Rd in your GPS
FROM 95 NORTH: North exit 30 Lordship Blvd. Bear right off exit. Stay on this road thru 7 lights & bear left at 7th light-about 1 mile from Rte 95 & continue straight! At the last light (you will see a Dunkin Donuts/strip mall on the left) take RIGH There onto Main St. Go approx 4/10 mile (past airport runway on right) & take next left on Dorne Rd. to Short Beach entrance. Drive to the back lot.
DIRECTIONS FROM 95 SOUTH: Take Exit 31- South Ave. Left off exit, under 95, and proceed 1/2 mi to 4 way light. Take right at light onto Main St. Stay straight on Main St. approx 1 mi, past airport runway (on right) to first left – entrance to Short Beach.
Merritt Parkway N/S: - Get to Rte 95 somehow (like Rte 25 or Rte 7) & follow directions above- it’s a lot easier…
SORRY- NO PETS ALLOWED AT THE PARK - not my rules- don't shoot the messenger. BUT it is a great course to push a baby stroller. The roads are open, but they are very flat and it is a quiet neighborhood.
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