Run with us at The Ion Bank Cheshire Road Races on Sunday April 26th at Cheshire High School, 525 S. Main Street in Cheshire.
7-8:15 a.m. Registration and packet pick-up
7 a.m. – 12 p.m. UnitedHealthcare Healthy & Active Living Festival
7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Beardsley Zoo Kids Fun Zone
7:30 a.m. Daniels Orthodontics Kids Warm-Up
7:45 a.m. Ion Insurance Kids Fun Run (on the track).
8:30 a.m. Half Marathon Start
8:36 a.m. 5K Start
9 a.m. Post-race party begins! Great food and live music from Run for Cover.
9:50 a.m. 5K Awards
10:40 a.m. Half Marathon Awards
- First 3,000 entrants receive free tech-shirt for half marathon and 5k.
- UnitedHealthcare Healthy Living Festival.
- Certified ½ marathon and 5k courses with split times. Both courses are fairly flat and feature significant stretches on the Farmington Canal Trail.
- Baggage claim available next to the registration tent.
- Course maps available for the 5k and half marathon (see course map section).
- JB Sports, coordinators of the New Haven and Fairfield Road Races, is organizing this event.
- Ion Insurance Kids Fun Run: Non-competitive, Ribbons for all finishers, ¼ mile for kids 6 and under, ½ mile for kids 7-12, Cotton t-shirts for all Kids Fun Run participants.
- Post-race party includes live music, food, entertainment, awards ceremony, kids activities, including inflatable amusements and fun for the whole family!
- Extensive medical personnel and seven water stations.
- Shower facilities and free parking.
- Generation UCAN Fuel & Hydrate and GU Energy Gel available on half marathon course.
- Bands/Music along half marathon course.
- Sports massages.
- Commemorative Half Marathon finisher medal.
- Post-race party includes live music, food, entertainment, awards ceremony, kids’ activities, including inflatable amusements and fun for the whole family!
- On course entertainment.
- Portable toilets on race course.
- Trophies for top 3 finishers in the 5K and half marathon as follows: 12 and under (5k only), 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
- Results posted on jbsports.com and cheshirehalfmarathon.org after the event.
- The signature charities for the event are Abilities Without Boundaries, Best Buddies of CT and Cheshire Lions Club. These organizations are dedicated to helping children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities.