58th Annual Ocean Beach/John & Jessie Kelley Half Marathon

Event Date

Sat, Aug 1, 2020


New London, CT


About This Activity

Measured half marathon on paved roads, well supported, and marked, featuring panoramic vistas of Long Island Sound, rural and commercial roads.  SNERRO Race Officials, overhead arch and finish clock.  Awards three deep in std. age categories, team comp, huge raffle.  Ice cold Coca-Cola Products, famous Port & Starboard Clam Chowder, Crystal Rock Water, plus a lot more.  Live music performed by 'Run for Cover" on the boardwalk.  Pre and post race PT provided by PTSMC.  New England Magazine "2012 Race of the Year", Top 80 "Best of the Best Races" 2006-2019, Connecticut Cup Championship 2016. 3/4 mile long boardwalk with a sugar sand beach, don't forget your swimsuit!  Bib pick-up at the beach opens at 8:00 am on race day.  This race is free, NO ENTRY FEE!  Runners are asked to bring a donation of food for the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center in New London.   Custom Designed Finisher Medals for all official finishers, race starts at 8:30 am SHARP, course officially closes at noon.  LIMIT OF 1,000 ENTRIES!

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