Plattsys Independence Day Rails to Trails Time Trial 3 Mile CANCELLED

Sat July 4, 2020 Vernon Rockville, CT 06066 US Directions
20 Church Street
Vernon Rockville, CT US 06066

Plattsys Rails to Trails Independence Day 3 Mile Time Trial and Virtual Race

  • Virtual or Time Trail Racing available
  • Time Trial Format - -8 am -  Format - One person starts at a time.
  • Proceeds benefit Friends of Valley Falls
  • Shaded Rails to Trails in Vernon CT
  • No Race Day Entry - must preregister by July 3 at midnight

Meet at the Church Street Parking Lot in Vernon, CT - (31 Church Street - Vernon CT 06066)

Street Address is 31 Church Street - Vernon CT

Parking on Church Street (Trail Side) and Birch Street (Trail Side)

Phoenix Street to Valley Falls Park and back.

USATF Certified 5K Race Course

**************** SAFE RACE PROCEDURES ****************

                     KEY NOTES FOR A SAFE RACE

  •  Numbers must be picked up before 7:30 am on July 4
  •  No paper entry forms will be accepted on race morning
  • Online entry will close at midnight July 3
  •  Please review the course map  - It is an out and back course - The turn around is at the "MIle.1.5" Marker
  • Water available at Finish line in 8 ounce plastic 
  • No Water available on the course for safety 

    Race Number Pick up Schedule at Church Street Parking Lot - Vernon CT

Friday July 3. -  6:15 pm to 8:15 pm
Saturday July 4 - 6:20 am to 7:30 am


At this current time, we will be asking for individuals to start one at a time by crossing over our Start System.

When you finish the race, please return to your vehicles to maintain our social distancing guidelines.

First Wave goes off at 7:50 am

Second Wave goes off at 7:55 am

Third Wave goes off at 8:00 am


The net proceeds from the 5K will benefit the Friends of Valley Falls and Vernon Greenways (HLRP) in Vernon, CT (non-profits) .

Proud to support the Rails to Trails and the Vernon Greenway



The net proceeds from the 5K will benefit the Friends of Valley Falls and Vernon Greenways in Vernon, CT (non-profits) .

Proud to support the Rails to Trails and Vernon Greenway

To benefit the Friends of Valley Falls

A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose.

Participants can complete the race wherever they like, even a treadmill....

Participants get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself.

Then submit your results to

Plattsys will compile the results and post online

Race Contact Info

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Rails to TrailsCourse Map 3 Miles

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