Savin Rock Marathon & Half Marathon
Saturday March 28, 2020
Click the Race logo below to register!
(Registration, Packet Pick-Up, Start, Finish, EVERYTHING is at the Savin Rock Conference Center)
From 2004-2010, this race was run as The Shoreline Sharks Half Marathon. The race was renamed in 2011, honoring the great venue that we have. Since 2011 this race is open to ALL! This is just too good to keep to ourselves! Most roads will be closed (Police at intersections) and The Savin Rock Conference Center is open for registration, bathrooms (plus porto-lets), awards, food, etc.
Our 10th Anniversary event includes the Marathon (2 loops) and Half Marathon (1 loop)
USATF CERTIFIED COURSE #CT15002JHP. BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFIER
The race will be held on Saturday March 28, 2020 at 9:00am.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE STARTING AT 9AM WHICH IS 1 HOUR LATER THAN IN THE PAST TO ACCOMMODATE THOSE WHO WILL TRAVEL BY TRAIN TO THE WEST HAVEN STATION. THE FIRST TRAIN ARRIVES AT 7:50AM, GIVING ENOUGH TIME TO GET TO THE RACE AND REGISTER. THE STATION IS ONLY 1.5 MILES AWAY.
About 1/3 of the course is along Long Island Sound.
Aid stations every 2 miles beginning at Mile 2.5 stocked with Poland Spring Water, Gatorade & GU.
The Savin Rock Conference Center hosts registration, bathrooms (plus porto-lets), awards, etc. Plenty of parking.
Transponder Timing and Results with timing splits at 6.55, 13.1, 19.65 and 26.2. Results emailed to you right after the race. Porto-Lets at those spots too.
Post-race food: Bagels & Bananas
Men's and Women's cut Short Sleeve Tech T-Shirts for all entrants
Custom finisher medals for all finisher (Marathon & Half Marathon are different)
Custom awards to the top 3 Men and Women in every division and Overall Winners. Divisions: 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 70-74, 75+
All finishers receive a "Finisher Receipt" when they cross the finish line. Award winners can immediately get their awards from the awards table.
Professional photos by J Macht Photography
Half Marathon = 5:00 WALKER FRIENDLY! GO FOR IT!!!!
Marathon = 6:30 (Second loop closes at 3:10 in)
*We can accomodate a 8:30am start for those who will cut the 6:30 close. Contact President@ShorelineSharks.com to request.
**We have a 3:10 first loop cutoff for the Marathon from the official start time.
Half Marathon $65
Half Marathon $70
3/27/2020-3/28/2020 (IN PERSON)
Cash, Checks, Venmo and PayPal (no fee) only. No cards.
Half Marathon $75
You may TRANSFER your registration to another athlete until 2/29/2020 for $10. This is done by you on-line through Active.
You may DEFER your entry to the 2021 Savin Rock Race until 2/29/2020 for $10 (via email to President@ShorelineSharks.com)
You will register in-person in 2021 and only pay $10. You are guaranteed a spot.
NO REFUNDS /NO EXCEPTIONS
PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL ASKING FOR AN EXCEPTION FOR ANY REASON. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS AT ALL FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER.
This is Race 1 in the Shoreline Sharks Streaker Series. Athletes who finish the Savin Rock Marathon or Half Marathon (3/28/2020) PLUS the Hamden Hills Half Marathon (5/23/2020) PLUS the Gulf Beach Half Marathon (9/19/2020) will receive a custom Race Series Hoodie FREE!
3 HALF MARATHON SINGLE ENTRY: Register for the 2020 3-Half Marathon Series and save 15%
Friday March 27
3:30pm-6:30pm: OPTIONAL Early packet pick-up at the Savin Rock Conference Center: 6 Rock St. West Haven, CT. 06516. Bring photo ID.
*You may pick up for other people if you bring and submit written permission from them
Saturday March 28 (Race Day)
7:30am-8:30am:Packet pick-up from at the Savin Rock Conference Center: 6 Rock St. West Haven, CT. 06516. Bring photo ID.
7:30am: Bib and Shirt Pickup Opens.
8:30am: Bib and Shirt Pickup Closes.
9:00am: Marathon & Half Marathon Starts
10:15am: First finishers for the Half Marathon
11:30am: First finishers for the Marathon
12:10pm: Start of the Second Loop closes (3:10 in)
2:00pm: Final Finishers of the Half Marathon
3:30pm: Final Marathon Finishers (6:30 cutoff)
4:00pm: Race venue empty and closed.
TRAVEL AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
West Haven, Connecticut can be accessed easily from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. (59 Miles away) as well as JFK International Airport (77 miles away) and LaGuardia International Airport, (70 miles away) both in Queens, NY. Bradley will be MUCH easier to fly through and travel to and from the race venue, but the tickets may be more expensive.
The best and closest (2 miles from the venue) hotels to stay in for the Savin Rock Marathon & Half Marathon are:
Hampton Inn Suites
510 Saw Mill Rd. West Haven, CT. 06516
Phone (203) 932-0404
Best Western Executive Hotel
490 Saw Mill Rd. West Haven, CT. 06516
Phone (203) 933-0344