The 4nd Annual Rail Trail 10K Race is being held on Saturday, October 3rd at 8am. Our 10K course is 100% on the Rail Trail with no cars and no street crossings. Flat and picturesque out-n-back running through Fall's natural beauty. The Start and Finish is the same as our Hamden Hills Half Marathon & Flat 5K which is the Sherman Avenue Rail Trail lot in Hamden across from the Quinnipiac University York Hill Campus.
- Custom 3" Finisher Medal from Ashworth Awards
- Chip timed for accuracy
- Long Sleeve Cotton Race T-Shirts to all entrants
- Gatorade and Poland Spring Water at Mile 2 and Mile 4
- Fresh Bagels and Bananas at the finish
- Our new Real-Time system allows for award winners to get their award immediately after they finish. Just grab your race receipt from the timing table and bring it to the award table
- Top 3 Overall (M&F) and in 10 year age divisions win a custom race pilsner
Come run or walk and make this a Fall Tradition.
The race will start PROMPTLY at 8am!
Shoreline Sharks Races are all about the athlete's experience. We are runners too.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO PARKING IN THE DUNKIN DONUTS, AMITY LIQUORS PARKING LOT.
Plenty of parking in the Rail-Trail lots and legal on-street spots. Look for signs.
10/24/2019 - 3/31/2020: $40
4/1/2020 - 10/1/2020: $45
10/3/2019 - RACEDAY: $50 (In Person)
Cash, Check, Venmo or PayPal (no fee) only. NO CARDS.
THIS IS A WALKER FRIENDLY EVENT WITH A 20 MINUTE PER MILE PACE.
TRANSFERS TO ANOTHER ATHLETE ALLOWED UNTIL 9/16/2020 IS $10 AND IS DONE ON-LINE BY YOU WITH ACTIVE.
DEFERRALS TO THE 2021 RAIL TRAIL 10K RACE IS $10, done by emailing President@ShorelineSharks.com. In 2021, you will fill out a race-day application in-person and only $10 will be due.
NO REFUNDS / NO EXCEPTIONS FOR ANY REASON AT ALL.
PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL ASKING FOR AN EXCEPTION
Event details and schedule
7:00am: Registration Starts
7:45am: Registration Ends
8:00am: Race Starts
8:40am: First Finishers
10:00am: Final Finishers
10:30am: Venue Cleaned and Closed
DIRECTIONS: 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 PICKUP.