Race Info

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  •  HALF MARATHON RELAY! First leg is 5.9 miles, the second is 7.2 miles. Bus transportation to exchange is provided. Bathrooms available at exchange. Space is limited.
  • Corporate Team Competition (1/2 marathon & 5K): Unlimited number of participants allowed for each team. Three fastest runners for each team score. All team members must be employed by the same organization and each team member must list the organization when they register. Top three corporate teams in each race (5K and 1/2 marathon) win awards.
  • First 3,000 ½ marathon, relay, and 5K entrants receive free tech-shirt.
  • Certified ½ marathon and 5K courses with split times. Both courses are fairly flat with significant stretches on the Farmington Canal Trail. Please note, the time limit for the ½ marathon is 3:15.
  • The half marathon includes PACERS to help you reach your goal times. Pacers receive complimentary entry! If you are interested in pacing, email maggie@jbsports.com. Pace times include:
    • 7:15/mile
    • 7:35/mile
    • 8:00/mile
    • 8:20/mile
    • 8:45/mile
    • 9:05/mile
    • 10:15/mile
  • Post-race party includes live music, food, entertainment, awards ceremony, kids activities, including inflatable amusements and fun for the whole family!
  • Healthy living festival (see healthy living festival section).
  • Course maps available for the 5K and 1/2 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: Noncompetitive, 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.
  • Extensive medical personnel and seven water stations on ½ marathon course.
  • Shower facilities and free parking.
  • Generation UCAN Fuel & Hydrate and GU Energy Gel available on 1/2 marathon course.
  • Bands/Music along 1/2 marathon course.
  • Sports massages.
  • Commemorative 1/2 marathon finisher medals.
  • Portable toilets on race course.
  • Results posted on jbsports.com and cheshirehalfmarathon.org after the event.
  • See awards section for race prizes.