Both races are USATF certified: CT15006JHP and CT15005JHP
The April Fools Road Race takes place within the Moodus section of the Town of East Haddam. Come check out this beautiful yet challenging course that is frequented by local families, running enthusiasts, and top level local runners.
FREE Tek Ts for the first 200 registered
Both races start at 9:30am. - but there will be a slight pause between the 2 - Please no dogs
5k Walk Challenge starts at 9:30. Please no dogs.
Refreshments are available for participants before and after the event. Awards will be handed out after each race.
Refunds will be issued only if race is cancelled.
Race day registration starts at 8:00
Links to Course Maps
Copy and paste URL into your browser:
Half Marathon link:
13.1 with elevation (Race is 13.1 not 13.07):
5k and Challenge Walk Link:
Participation Medals presented to all runners who complete the race. Amazon gift cards to the top three overall Male/Female runners. $75/$50/$25
First place Male/Female $25 Amazon Gift Card
1st, 2nd, 3rd place will receive medals in each age group Male/Female
Early number pick-up
Numbers may be picked up the night before at 18 Stonybrook Dr., East Haddam, on April 3rd, from 6-7:00pm.
We will also be registering runners.
Mail in/Walk in registration
Cost for walk in/mail in registration:
$55 - 1/2 Marathon
$30 - 5k
$30 - 5 k Walk Challenge
Water stops for the Half
Water Stop Information for the Half Marathon:
1. Before mile 1 (where the 1/2 separates from the 5k)
2. Mile 2
3. Mile 5
4. Mile 6 (Portables are available here)
5. Between Miles 9/10
6. Between Miles 11/12 (Same spot as stop 1)
7. Finish line with coffee, bagels, fruit and granola bars
Sports drinks will be available at some stops