Savin Rock Marathon & Half Marathon
Saturday March 26, 2022
Back to March we go!
Registration coming on 1/1/2022
(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!
*Some roads will be partially closed (Police at intersections) but most will be open.
Our 11th Annual event includes the Marathon (2 loops) and Half Marathon (1 loop)
USATF CERTIFIED COURSE #CT15002JHP. BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFIER
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. TRYING IT THIS YEAR AND WILL SEE HOW IT GOES.
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 Exterior hosts registration, Porto-lets, awards, etc. Plenty of parking there and spots next door at Jimmie's.
In 2022, we will have fresh bagels and bananas again. Our permit did not allow food in 2021.
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 4.5, 6.55, 13.1, 17.6 and 21.5.
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 3:00 in)
*Those who plan to run 6:00-6:30 will start at 8:30am. Simply approach the timer (Wearing Second Wind Shirt and setting up chip mats and finisher arch) and let him know. He will manually add you in. You will be official!** Early starts are only for those who will do a 5:45-6:30 Marathon and we can't have anyone else go early. We have a 3 hour first loop cutoff for the Marathon from the official start time. Those who do not make the cutoff will become official Half Marathon Finishers.
1/1/2022 - 1/31/2022
Half Marathon $65
2/1/2022 - 3/23/2022
Half Marathon $70
3/26/2022 (In person possible but not guaranteed)
Cash, Checks, Venmo, PayPal only. No cards.
Half Marathon $75
You may TRANSFER your registration to another athlete until 2/26/2022 for $10.
*This is done by you on-line through Active* THIS IS A HARD DEADLINE. NO EXCEPTIONS
You may DEFER your entry to the 2023 Savin Rock Race until 2/26/2022 for $10
(via email to Defer@ShorelineSharks.com)
You will register in-person, pay $10 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. NO EXCEPTIONS ACTUALY MEANS NO EXCEPTIONS. ZERO
We have a specific NO REFUND WAIVER that all entrants sign.
If we postpone an event due to uncontrollable circumstance as we had in 2020, we will always honor your registration with a race in the future but we do not refund. There are no refunds for any reason at all.
DO NOT REGISTER FOR ANY SHORELINESHARKS RACES UNLESS YOU FULLY UNDERSTAND WHAT "NO REFUNDS" MEANS. ACTIVE.COM OFFERS RACE INSURANCE FOR AN ADDITIONAL FEE IF YOU WANT TO LOOK INTO THAT.
NO REFUNDS AT ALL, NO EXCEPTIONS AT ALL. IF YOU ARE STILL CONFUSED, PLEASE DON'T REGISTER.
This will be race 1 in the Shoreline Sharks Streaker Series. Athletes who finish the Savin Rock Marathon OR Half Marathon (3/26/2022) PLUSHamden Hills Half Marathon (5/28/2022) PLUS the Gulf Beach Half Marathon (9/17/2022) PLUS the will receive a custom Race Series Hoodie FREE! We will get your size, order them and ship them to you by 11/1/2022.
Saturday March 26,2022 (Race Day)
7:00am-8:30am: Bib and Shirt pick-up from at the Savin Rock Conference Center
6 Rock St. West Haven, CT. 06516. Bring photo ID.
7:00am: 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
11:45am: First finishers for the Marathon
12:00pm: Start of the Second Loop closes (3:00 in)
2:00pm: Final Finishers of the Half Marathon
3:30pm: Final Marathon Finishers (6:30 cutoff)
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 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