2016 Hamden Hills Half Marathon & 5K

Half Marathon, 5K

Event Date

Sat, May 28, 2016


Hamden, CT


Activity Today Later

Running-Half marathon - Individual Age group/open

$55 $55 Closed

Running-5K - 5K

$30 $30 Closed

About This Activity

The 5th Annual Hamden Hills Half Marathon and 5K is on the last Saturday of May. Our Half Marathon course is challenging and picturesque as you run through the back country of Hamden. The course runs on the Rail-Trail for the first 2 miles and the last 2 miles offering a bit of flat ground to enjoy. This is the same course as last year. The 5K is 100% on the rail-trail just like last year. Chip timed, Short Sleeve Tech Race Shirts (male and female cut) and Custom Finisher Medals for the Half Marathon. SUBWAY is providing the post-race food. Gatorade, GU and Poland Spring Water at all Aid Stations (Miles 2.5, 4.5, 6.5, 8.5, 10.5)

Shoreline Sharks Races are all about the athlete's experience.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO PARKING IN THE DUNKIN DONUTS, AMITY LIQUORS PARKING LOT. Park in the Rail-Trail lot, Mt. Carmel Church lot or across the street in our new lot.  Look for signs.


Event details and schedule

This is Race 3 in the Shoreline Sharks Half Marathon Streaker Series.  Athletes who finish the Savin Rock Marathon or Half Marathon (3/19) PLUS the Hamden Hills Half Marathon (5/28) PLUS the Gulf Beach Half Marathon (9/17) will be mailed a custom Hoodie or Jacket FREE!

Hamden Hills 5K is the first event in the NEW Shoreline Sharks 5K Streaker series!  Finish Hamden Hills 5/28, Milford Moves 5K 6/12 and the Savin Rock 5K on 7/17 and receive a FREE Custom Long Sleeve Streaker Tech Shirt!

Want to DOUBLE STREAK?  Do all (using the Hamden Hills Half Marathon to count for both Hamden races) and get both the Hoodie and Long Sleeve Tech!


From I-91: Take exit 10 (Rt 40 connector) to Rt 10 North (Whitney Ave) Make a left onto Sherman Ave. From Rt 15 (Merritt Parkway): Take exit 61, Rt 10 North (Whitney Ave) Go for 2.7 miles and turn left onto Sherman Ave. Turn LEFT into the Canal Rail-Trail Lot. THIS IS ALSO THE PLACE FOR RACE-DAY REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP
Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/Vnb7M

Friday Packet Pick-Up and Day-Before Registration
*You may pick up for other people if those people are notified*
Packet pick-up and day-before-registration will be at The Woodbridge Running Company at 7 Landin St. Woodbridge, CT 06525 (not at the race site as listed before.) That will be Friday May 27th from 3:30-6:30pm.

Race-Day Registration & Packet Pick-up

Race Day Registration and packet pick-up will be at the race start/finsih (see directions above.) From 7:00am-7:45am. The race will start PROMPTLY at 8am!

Half Marathon and 5K Maps

Click this link to see the NEW Half Marathon course including elevation.
Click this link to see the 5K course including elevation.

Raceday Schedule:
7:00am: Registration and Packet Pickup opens
7:45am: Packet Pickup Closes
8:00am: Half Marathon Starts
8:15am: 5K Starts
8:30am: First 5K finishers
9:15am: Last of the 5K finishers are in
9:20am: First finishers for the Half Marathon
9:25am: 5K Awards
10:30am: Half Marathon Awards
11:30am: Final Finishers of the Half Marathon
12:00pm: Race Venue Closed

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