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Rail Trail 10K Race

 SATURDAY OCTOBER 7, 2023

REGISTRATION COMING SOON

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Our 6th Annual Rail Trail 10K Race!



THE COURSE

100% on the Rail Trail with no cars and no street crossings.

Flat and picturesque out-n-back running through Fall's natural beauty.

Venue: New Haven / Northampton
Railroad Canal Line Main Parking Lot
255 Sherman Ave. Hamden, CT. 06518

Plenty of parking in all Rail Trail lots plus on-street

Water Stations at Mile 2.5 and 3.5

Course Map


THE ENTRANT STUFF
 

Long sleeve cotton race shirts for all entrants.

Gorgeous 3” Custom Finisher Medals

Water at the finish line for Finishers

All finishers can grab a "Finisher Receipt" from the timer when they cross the finish line. Award winners can immediately get their awards from the awards table. We do not have an award ceremony. Don't waste the day hanging around for your award.

Custom awards pint pilsner glasses to the Overall Top 3 Men and Women and top 3 in 10 year divisions (0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+)

Professional photos by J Macht Photography.

Porto-Lets at the venue


TIMING AND RESULTS

Transponder Timing and Results with “Gun” and “Net” time

 


CUTOFFS AND EARLY STARTS

There are no time cutoffs and no early starts for this race.

THE HISTORY

2017: Our inaugural Rail Trail 10K Race debuted with a large field of runners. The 10K is back!

2020: The race was cancelled due to Covid19.

 

WHAT IS A RACE SERIES STREAKER?

Since 2014 we have offered a challenge to all who would like to accept. Finish all 5 of our 2023 Races and we give you a FREE custom Shoreline Sharks Race Series Streaker Hoodie.

1. 3/25/2023 The Savin Rock Marathon or Half Marathon
2. 5/27/2023 The Hamden Hills Half Marathon
3. 9/16/2023 The Gulf Beach Half Marathon
4. 10/7/2023 The Rail Trail 10K Race
5. 11/23/2023 The Shoreline Turkey Trot 5K
You can register on-line or race-day, it does not matter. Finish all 5 and you’ve got it! We will hand you the Hoodie when you finish the Shoreline Turkey Trot 5K.

*We offer a Streaker Ticket that enters you into all 5 races, with a 15% discount but there are NO TRANSFERS AND NO DEFERRALS with that special deal.

 


PRICING STRUCTURE

11/9/2022 - 4/7/2023: $55

4/8/2023 – 10/4/2023: $60

10/7/2023: $65 In-Person Registration
(Cash, Venmo, PayPal, Checks only. No Cards)


TRANSFER & DEFER INFO

You may TRANSFER your registration to another athlete until 9/7/2023 for $20. *This is done by you on-line through Active*
THIS IS A HARD DEADLINE. NO EXCEPTIONS

You may DEFER your entry to the 2024 Race until 9/7/2023 for $20 (via email to Defer@ShorelineSharks.com)
We will confirm via email. Print that email and have it when you come in 2024. You will register in-person, pay $20 and sign the waiver on Race Day. You are guaranteed a spot.
THIS IS A HARD DEADLINE. NO EXCEPTIONS

NO REFUNDS /NO EXCEPTIONS
PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL ASKING FOR AN EXCEPTION FOR ANY REASON. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS AT ALL FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER.

If we postpone an event due to uncontrollable circumstance as we had with Covid, we will always honor your registration with a race in the future, but we do not refund.

*Active.com offers an insurance plan for a fee but we are not involved with that. We have no refunds. 

RACE DAY

Saturday 10/7/2023
6:45am: Registration and Bib/Shirt Pickup Opens
7:45am: Registration and Bib/Shirt Pickup Closes
8:00am: Race Starts
8:35am: First Finishers
10:00am: Final Finishers
10:15am: Venue Closed

New Haven / Northampton
Railroad Canal Line Main Parking Lot
255 Sherman Ave. Hamden, CT. 06518

Bring photo ID


PARKING

Plenty of parking at all of the Rail Trail lots and on the street (where legal)
No Parking at the Dunkin Donuts / Amity Liquors Lot

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