Sep 2019

SAT14sep8:00 a.m.Gulf Beach Half MarathonMilford, CTRace(s):Half MarathonState:CT

Normal Race Day Weather (Not A Forecast!)

Time

(Saturday) 8:00 a.m.

Location

Gulf Beach

550 Gulf St. Milford, CT. 06460

Event Details

The Gulf Beach Half Marathon is the most gorgeous and FLATTEST Half Marathon in Connecticut!

Voted one of ACTIVE.COM’s “HALF MARATHONS TO DO”.

Run along the beautiful beaches of Milford featuring the Silver Sands State Park Boardwalk. This is a PR Course like no other. Join us for our 9th Annual. There is day-before registration and packet pick-up PLUS race-day registration and packet pick-up for pre-registered entrants and race-day entry. Register now and close out Summer with the best race in Connecticut!

Official Facebook Race Page 
Check the photos, the feedback and the BUZZ surrounding the race and RSVP while you are there.

Course Map 

Details

  • Aid Stations stocked with Poland Spring Water, Gatorade and GU at Miles 2.5, 4.5, 6.5, 8.5 and 10.5.
  • Custom Finisher Medals.
  • Men’s and Women’s cut Short Sleeve Tech T-Shirts.
  • Exact timing using “transponder on the bib” at the start, half-way and finish.  Net time and gun time.
    There is a Mile 6.65 (Half way) timing split too.
    Results emailed that day. Grab your “Race Receipt” when you finish with all of your stats and see if you won an award
  • Custom Awards for overall top 3 men and women as well as top 3 men and women in all 5-year age groups up to 80+.  10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70+. Get your award immediately with your Finisher Receipt.  If it says Top 3 just go to the award table.  No need to wait around!
  • Post-race food: bagels and bananas.
  • Professional photography by J Macht Photography
  • Plenty of Porto-Lets and REAL BATHROOMS!
  • The race will start PROMPTLY at 8am!

Day-Before Registration and Packet Pick-up 

On Friday, September 13, 2019 there will be an OPTIONAL early packet pick-up and registration at The Multisports Academy 109 Sanford St. Hamden, CT. 06514 from 3:30pm-6:30pm.
DRIVE ALL THE WAY BACK. LAST UNIT IN RIGHT BUILDING. WE SHUT DOWN AT 6:30PM SHARP!

Race-Day Registration and Packet Pick-up 

Race Day registration and packet pick-up will be at the race start/finish from 6:30am-7:30am: Gulf Beach Recreation Area 550 Gulf St. Milford, CT. 06460. Make sure you arrive with PLENTY of time to get your packet with your bib. The race will start at 8:00am promptly.

Schedule

6:30am: Race-Day Registration and Packet pick-up Starts 

7:30am: Registration and Packet Pickup Closes

8:00am: Half Marathon Starts

9:15am: First Finishers

11:30am: Final Finishers

12:00pm: Race Venue Closed

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Organizer

Shoreline SharksWe put on 6 stellar events each year. Click the EVENTS TAB and check out what we have. From 5K to Marathon, we have something for everyone. People from all 50 states and a dozen countries have come to participate in our Marathon and Half Marathons. The Savin Rock Marathon is the 2nd largest Marathon in Connecticut and is an official Boston Marathon Qualifier.President@ShorelineSharks.com

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