Hamden Road Race 2014

5K, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Jun 7, 2014


Hamden, CT

About This Activity

Registration is now CLOSED! Please sing up at the event site.



Road Race, Fun Run, Health & Wellness Expo, Food Trucks and much more Celebrate a Healthy Hamden

Mayor Scott D. Jackson, in collaboration with the Hamden Board of Education, Hamden Chamber of Commerce, Hamden Youth Services Bureau, and the Rotary Club of Hamden, is pleased to announce the second annual Hamden Road Race.  All proceeds from the race will be donated to the Town of Hamden's Community Services Department Camp Scholarship Fund. This fund helps families with financial need afford the cost of summer camp for their children.

The Hamden Road Race will be held at Town Center Park (2623 Dixwell Avenue) on Saturday, June 7, 2014.  It includes a 5k run, a 1k Kids Fun Run, Health & Wellness Expo, Food Trucks and plenty of activities for the whole family.

The 5k road race will start at 9:00 a.m. and will offer runners some rolling hills in the first mile but reward them with a downhill finish. The 1k Kids Fun Run will be held entirely inside Hamden's Town Center Park and will start at 8:30 a.m.

The Health & Wellness Expo will be a great opportunity for vendors, sponsors and advertisers to showcase their products and services to a large, healthy-minded audience.

Entry fee includes:

  • Athlete entry
  • Race T-shirt
  • Timing
  • Race day parking
  • Post race refreshments

Event schedule and times

7:00am Registration Opens

8:30am Start 1K Kids Fun Run

9:00am Start 5K Run

ROUTE:  5k course starting and finishing on Old Dixwell Avenue. 1k course contained inside Town Center Park. 

PARKING: Ample parking available at Town Center Park. Enter at Hamden Middle School  ( http://goo.gl/maps/lsekU )

The access road to parking and pavilion will close to motor traffic at 8:15am. If you arrive after 8:15am you will need to park in the Government Center lot ( http://goo.gl/maps/5Rekk ) or at 109 Sanford Street ( http://goo.gl/maps/1oMCC ). DO NOT PARK in the small lot located at 2773 Dixwell Avenue. The Corner Deli people said they will tow.


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