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Gulf Beach Half Marathon

Saturday September 16, 2017




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


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 7th Annual. The race sells out and there is NO race day registration. There is race-day packet pick-up for pre-registered entrants. 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. https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/214435448672314/

Course Map



  • Aid Stations stocked with Poland Spring Water, Gatorade Perform and GU at Miles 2.5, 4.5, 6.5, 8.5 and 10.5.

  • Custom Finisher Medals.

  • TECH shirts.

  • Exact timing using “transponder on the bib” at the start, half-way and finish.  Net time and gun time. Results emailed that day.

  • Custom Awards for overall top 3 men and women as well as top 3 men and women in all 5-year age groups.  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 by SUBWAY, 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 Packet Pick-up

On Friday, September 15, 2017 there will be an OPTIONAL early packet pick-up at Multisports Academy (new this year) 109 Sanford St. Hamden, CT. 06514 from 3:30pm-6:30pm. 

Race-Day Packet Pick-up

Race Day 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.


6:30am: Packet pick-up Starts

7:30am: Packet Pickup Closes

8:00am: Half Marathon Starts

9:15am: First finishers

11:30am: Final Finishers

12:00pm: Race Venue Closed

Pricing Structure:
12/1/2016 - 5/31/2017
Half Marathon $60

6/1/2017 - 8/31/2017
Half Marathon $65

9/1/2017 - 9/12/2017
Half Marathon $70

3:30 Half Marathon Time Limit.  This is a 16 minute oer mile pace.



We have the permit to park in the Resident Only lots for the day.  There are 300 spots there at the venue.  There are hundreds more spots on side streets that are legal and within 1/4 of a mile.  Please do not park where it is prohibited!  You risk being ticketed and towed. MAP:  http://www.shorelinesharks.com/Assets/Shoreline+Sharks+Digital+Assets/GulfBeachParkingMap.jpgGulfBeachParkingMap


From the South: Take RT 95N to Exit 39A. Go Right off Exit and bare LEFT on CHERRY St. Follow Cherry about a mile to Gulf St. Take a LEFT on Gulf Street and follow to Gulf Beach. From the North: Take 95S to Exit 39A. Exit will merge you onto RT 1. Bare left at the fork to Cherry St. Follow Cherry Street about a mile to Gulf St. Take a LEFT on Gulf St and follow to Gulf Beach.