Hoppin Hodges Rail to Trails 5K

Event Date

Sun, Apr 4, 2021

Address

Andover, CT

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About This Activity

In Person 5K Race on the Hop RIver Trail in Andover CT - DONATE $$$ ON RACE DAY

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing on Lake Street

Limit: 200 Participants (Time Trial Type Start) .

One entrant starts every 10 seconds

Numbers must be picked up by 8 am on race morning.

Race numbers must be pinned clearly to the front of the jersey for the time trial system to work properly..

                              
                           DRIVE THRU REGISTRATION                             

  •  PULL INTO THE MAIN BEN FRANKLIN DRIVEWAY AND PROCEED DIRECTLY TO THE REGISTRATION TABLE NEAR THE FLAG POLE
  •  DO NOT LEAVE YOUR CARS
  •  PULL UP TO THE REGISTRATION TABLE AND GIVE YOUR NAME (OR NAMES)
  •  THE MANAGER WILL BRING YOU YOUR RACE NUMBERS
  •  THEN PROCEED TO PARK YOUR VEHICLE
     

                              PARKING AND STAGING

  • Park in the Large Grass Lot between Ben Franklin and Rte 6.
  • Warm up as you normally would but please wait at your vehicles until we call you to the Start Line

                                   THREE WAVES 

  • The fastest runners will be in the first section (15 minutes to 22 minutes for the 5K)
  • The  second group will be runners who can run between 23 minutes to 35 minutes for the 5K
  • The final group will be 36 minutes and over

                            STARTING FORMAT

  • As you are called from the large parking lot, please line up in single file around the paved road surrounding 
    the Ben Franklin Plumbing Building
  • Each runner will start 10 seconds apart - one at a time in a Safe Racing Time Trial format

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

* Numbers must be picked up before 8 am on Race Day

* No Race Day Entry

* Runners must wear a mask to pick up their race number

* Time Trial Start: One person starts every 10 seconds to ensure social distancing.

* No congregating allowed before or after the event.

* Bring your own fluids for the race course

* Results will posted to www.plattsys.com.

* Results will not be posted at the race site to ensure social distancing.

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The net proceeds from the 5K will benefit the Friends of Valley Falls and Town of Andover Parks Dept .

Face masks are required at registration

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