Our 9th Annual event includes the Marathon (2 loops) and Half Marathon (1 loop)
USATF CERTIFIED COURSE #CT15002JHP. BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFIER
The race will be held on Saturday March 23, 2019 at 8:00am.
About 1/3 of the course is along Long Island Sound.
Aid stations every 2 miles beginning at Mile 2.5 stocked with Poland Spring Water, Gatorade & GU.
The Savin Rock Conference Center hosts registration, bathrooms (plus porto-lets), awards, etc. Plenty of parking and a nice large place to stay until the start.
Transponder Timing and Results with timing splits at 7.5, 13.1, 20.6 and 26.2. Porto-Lets are at those miles also. Results available immediately following your finish with Finisher Receipts and streaming on-line. Results posted on www.shorelinesharks.com following the race.
Men's and Women's Cut Short Sleeve Tech Shirts for all entrants.
Custom finisher medals for all finshers (Marathon & Half Marathon are different)
Custom awards to the top 3 Overall men and women PLUS in every age division (10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.
All finishers receive a "Finisher Receipt" when they cross the finish line. Award winners can immediately get their awards from the awards table.
Half Marathon = 5:00 (WALKER FRIENDLY!!!) GO FOR IT!
Marathon = 6:30
Half Marathon $60
Half Marathon $65
Half Marathon $70
You may TRANSFER your registration to another athlete until 2/28/2019 for $10. You will log into your Active account and complete the process.
You may DEFER your entry to the 2019 Savin Rock Race until 2/28/2019 for $10. You will email firstname.lastname@example.org with your request. In 2020 you will register in-person and pay only $10 at that time.
NO REFUNDS and please do not email asking for an exception.
This is Race 1 in the Shoreline Sharks Streaker Series. Athletes who finish the Savin Rock Marathon or Half Marathon PLUS the Hamden Hills Half Marathon PLUS the Gulf Beach Half Marathon will be mailed a custom Race Series Hoodie FREE!
The drop-down guarentee: If any Marathon runner finishes 1 loop (Half Marathon) and does not finish the entire 26.2 (2 loops) will be considered an official Half Marathon Finisher. This gives you an option if the day isn't going well for you. At the end you can exchange your shirt and get a Half Marathon Medal too! (Supplies may be limited)
Event details and schedule
Friday March 22
3:30pm-6:30pm: OPTIONAL Early packet pick-up at the Savin Rock Conference Center: 6 Rock St. West Haven, CT. 06516. Bring photo ID.
*You may pick up for other people if you bring and submit written permission from them
Saturday March 23 (Race Day)
6:30am-7:30am:Packet pick-up from at the Savin Rock Conference Center: 6 Rock St. West Haven, CT. 06516. Bring photo ID.
6:30am: Bib and Shirt Pickup Opens.
7:30am: Bib and Shirt Pickup Closes.
8:00am: Marathon & Half Marathon Starts
9:15am: First finishers for the Half Marathon
10:30am: First finishers for the Marathon
1:00pm: Final Finishers of the Half Marathon
2:30pm: Final Marathon Finishers (6:30 cutoff)
3:00pm: Race venue empty and closed.
TRAVEL AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
West Haven, Connecticut can be accessed easily from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. (59 Miles away) as well as JFK International Airport (77 miles away) and LaGuardia International Airport, (70 miles away) both in Queens, NY. Bradley will be MUCH easier to fly through and travel to and from the race venue, but the tickets may be more expensive.
The best and closest (2 miles from the venue) hotels to stay in for the Savin Rock Marathon & Half Marathon are:
Hampton Inn Suites
510 Saw Mill Rd. West Haven, CT. 06516
Phone (203) 932-0404
Best Western Executive Hotel
490 Saw Mill Rd. West Haven, CT. 06516
Phone (203) 933-0344