RACE YOUR HEART OUT!

Complete 8 out of 12 races and receive a Commemorative 2018 Connecticut Race Series half zip and bragging rights for the year. Races will be listed as they are confirmed.

The Details:

– Register and complete 8 of the 12 races.

– Series results will be posted on this page shortly after each race.

– Check often and report omissions, mistakes and typos via email to: info@soundrunner.com

PLAN YOUR CALENDAR!

The race list is complete!

  • 2018 CONFIRMED RACES

  • FROSTY 5K // 1.1.2018 // GUILFORD

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Saturday, December 30 : 10AM-6PM
    Sunday, December 31 : 11AM-4PM
    soundRUNNER Branford

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    Celebrate the NEW YEAR with a fast 5K through the streets of the Guilford, CT! The Frosty 5K is the first race in the 2018 CT Race Series.

    After the race unwind and enjoy a post-race brunch, music and awards at the Community Center!
    Your Participation at the Frosty 5K Benefits Local Community Programs.

    Warm The Children is a non-profit organization providing new winter clothing for needy children on the shoreline. With community support, Rotary volunteers take families in need shopping for coats, boots, gloves and other apparel.

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  • DELANEY DASH // 5.26.2018 // OLD SAYBROOK

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Friday, May 25 : 3-7pm
    soundRUNNER Old Saybrook

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    This 4-mile road race is flat, scenic, along the shoreline and is the USATF-CT Championship race. The 1.6-Mi Causeway walk is just as scenic and will not interfere with the road race. Both the 4-Mi race and 1.6-Mi walk start at 9:00 AM near the Saybrook Point Inn. The kids (10 and under) 1/3-mi fun run is a hoot and starts after the 4-Mi race finishes. Walkers are asked to use the causeway and stay off the road race course.

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  • BRANFORD ROAD RACE // 6.17.2018 // BRANFORD

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Friday, June 15 : 10AM-6PM
    Saturday, June 16 : 10AM-6PM
    soundRUNNER Branford

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    Join the tradition and run one of the CT’s best 5-mile races on Father’s Day!

    Tap into the world of craft beer after the Branford Road Race! The Stony Creek Brewery’s scenic views provides a perfect backdrop for a Father’s Day gathering for runners and their families. Included in your entry fee is Stony Creek Brewery beer (21 & over), pizza from Marco’s and live music!

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  • RUN FOR CHRIS // 6.23.2018 // OLD SAYBROOK

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Friday, June 22 : 3-6pm
    soundRUNNER Old Saybrook

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    In partnership with the Valley Shore YMCA, this is a terrific, family-friendly 5K run (plus kids’ fun run & 2 mile walk) in the village of historic Essex, Ct. While challenging (some hills…we’ve got our own version of “Heartbreak Hill!”), the course rewards you with many scenic views, including glimpses of the Connecticut River. This really is a great event for the whole family (plus, the hills make for some fun, post-race commentary, boasting and banter)!

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  • soundRUNNER SEA LEGS SHUFFLE // 7.29.2018 // GUILFORD

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Friday, July 27 : 12-6pm
    Saturday, July 28 : 10am-4pm
    soundRUNNER Branford

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    The 22nd annual race features panoramic views of Long Island Sound and serves as the USATF/CT 10-Mile Championship. After the race enjoy a post-race party with fruit, bread, live music and much more. FREE tech shirt to first 600 registered runners.

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  • FOOTPRINTS ON OUR HEARTS 5K // 9.30.2018 // MERIDAN

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Saturday, September 29 : 10AM-4PM
    sound RUNNER Branford

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during sound RUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    Hope After Loss, Inc. is a community of women and men who grieve the loss of a pregnancy or infant. Through peer support, burial assistance, education and awareness initiatives, we provide the inspiration of hope to those who have experienced the loss of a baby.

    The Footprints on Our Hearts Walk and 5K will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at Hubbard Park in Meriden, CT. 

    The program starts with a Kids Fun Run at 8:45am, a 5K Run/3K Fitness Walk at 9am and a Remembrance Ceremony (where names of babies gone too soon will be read) and Reflective Walk at 10:30am. Participants can sign up for one or all of these events.  In addition, you can order a customized memorial sign with a special baby’s name and date that will be on display along the run and walk routes.

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  • HABITAT 5K RUN FOR HOME // 10.6.2018 // BRIDGEPORT

    BIB PICK UP DAYS – TBA
    soundRUNNER Fairfield

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    The fast and flat USATF certified course makes the Habitat 5K Run for Home the perfect opportunity for serious runners to set qualifying personal records or for anyone who just wants to have fun running (or walking) this beautiful course.

    There is a WorkBoot Challenge option for enthusiasts of all kinds, walkers and runners, looking to pay a special tribute to Habitat’s mission, or just looking for a new challenge of running in workboots.

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  • MICHAEL E WALSH MEMORIAL 5K // 10.21.2018 // HARTFORD

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Saturday, October 20 : 10am-1pm
    sound RUNNER Glastonbury

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during sound RUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    Michael E. Walsh was a standout runner at St Paul’s High School and Fordham University who was tragically killed after being hit by a snow plow while running in his hometown of Torrington, CT. This race is being held in his memory.

    Start a team or join an existing one. Award for the Most Generous Team.

    Race includes:
    – Finisher medals for all participants.
    – T-shirts guaranteed if you register on or before 10/8/18.
    – Free race photos.

    Register before 7/1/18 to get the $25 entry fee. The cost goes up to $30 after 6/30, $35 on race day. Kids race is $5. Course is USATF certified for those looking to seed for MRR! Usual age division awards as well as top 3 walkers, top 3 fundraising teams and top 3 fastest teams. All proceeds to benefit Protector of Animals, a non-profit, no kill shelter for cats and dogs!

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  • APK 5K // 11.3.2018 // GUILFORD

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Friday, November 2 : 2-6pm
    soundRUNNER Branford

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    Please join APK Charities for the fifth annual 5K Run, Ruck March and Kid’s Fun Run. Help to honor the legacy of Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel, who gave his life serving our country in Afghanistan.

    Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit four charities; Special Forces Charitable Trust, Fisher House West Haven, The APK Charities Endowment Fund with the Madison and Guilford Foundations and Spike’s K9 Fund.

    The APK 5K includes a 5K Run, Ruck March and Kid’s Fun Run.


    Ruck March participants

    Register as an individual or team (minimum of 5 members)

    Please bring a backpack with non-perishable food items with the following recommendations: 150 Lbs. and under, 10 lbs.; over 150 lbs., 20 lbs. All food will be donated to the Madison Food Pantry, The Guilford Food Pantry and the St. George Food Pantry after the challenge.


    Following the race, hang around for the famous post-race party featuring chili and clam chowder from local vendors. Relax after the race with friends, food and music.

    Awards ceremony to follow.

    REGISTER NOW!
  • RACE TO FILL THE PANTRY // 11.4.2018 // GLASTONBURY

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Friday, November 2 : 4-6pm
    Saturday, November 3 : 10am-12pm
    soundRUNNER Glastonbury

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    The 11th Annual CT Trial Firm LLC (formerly McKeen Law) Race to Fill the Pantry is an annual favorite for those wanting to run a flat, fast 5K or 2 miler. Starting at riverfront park and following the river, you are sure to post one of your best times. This race will benefit the Glastonbury food Pantry. Participants are also asked to bring a non perishable food item to the race.

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  • MADISON HALF MARATHON & 5K // 11.11.2018 // MADISON

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Friday, November 9 : 4-6pm
    Saturday, November 10 : 10am-4pm
    soundRUNNER Branford

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    This waterfront half marathon course travels through scenic Hammonasset Beach State Park and waterfront properties of one of CT’s most picturesque Shoreline towns. The half marathon will feature the newly completed Shoreline Greenway Trail. The flat and fast 5K runs entirely in Hammonasset Beach.

    Race limited: 1,000 entrants – race day registration not guaranteed!

    Tech Tees: Tech running shirts to first 1,000 entrants! Remaining entrants receive cotton shirts.

    Awards: Top three overall male & female finishers receive awards. Top 3 male & female finishers in each age division for both races receive awards. Men and women divisions: 12 & Under (5K only), 13-19 (5K only), 19 & under (half marathon only), 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+.

    Additional Race Info:

    • All parking is available at Hammonasset Beach State Park
    • Medals to all half marathon finishers
    • Aid stations approximately every two miles along the half marathon course
    • One aid station on the 5K course
    • UCAN available at all aid stations on half marathon course
    • GU Gel available at one aid station on half marathon course
    • Half marathon is cut off is 3:15
    • For more information contact maggie@jbsports.com or call 203-481-5933

    Race proceeds benefit: The Rotary Clubs of Madison.

    REGISTER NOW!
  • DAISY DASH 5K // 11.17.2018 // WESTBROOK

    BIB PICK UP DAYS
    Friday, November 17 : 2-6pm
    soundRUNNER Old Saybrook

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    Come out and run, or walk the beautiful 5k race route before you gobble your Thanksgiving dinner!

    The Daisy Ingraham PTO is proud to present this community wide event sponsored by the Valley Shore YMCA, to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle in our town while raising money for our young students at Daisy Ingraham Elementary School! The race will feature family friendly activities, food and awards for each division. Thank you in advance for joining our community event and supporting the youth of Westbrook!

    Course Description: USATF certified course (CT14021JHP) begins at Daisy Ingraham elementary school and proceeds down a hill to Boston Post Road. Runners take a right onto Boston Post Rd. and proceed onto Seaside Avenue by taking a left. Picturesque views of Long Island Sound as the race continues on Seaside Avenue to the turnaround point. Race reverses and finishes back at Daisy.

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  • SANTA'S RUN // 12.2.2018 // GLASTONBURY

    Join Glastonbury Parks and Rec for a race through rolling hills of Glastonbury!

    Start thinking now about that special outfit you’ll wear on race day. Come dressed in your wildest holiday costume, enjoy the holiday spirit – and earn a chance to win some great costume division prizes! 

    In keeping with the community spirit of this race, a portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit the Glastonbury Fuel Bank.

    REGISTER NOW!

See where you stack up!

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