Meetings

2022 April Fools 5K and 1/2 Marathon Road Race 

USATF Certified Races

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Races start at 9:30 AM

15 Great Hillwood Rd., Moodus, CT 06469


The East Haddam Community Lions Club holds its Annual April Fools Road Race on the First Saturday of April each year.  

Race Date:  April 2, 2022

Registration begins at 8:00 and the Races start at 9:30

Registration Fees:

5k Run - $25 online; $30 mail in

5k Walk Challenge - $25 online; $30 mail in

1/2 Marathon - $50 online; $55 mail in

REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE

The Courses have been professionally measured and certified.  

5K Course

Half Marathon Course

Certification
Both races are USATF certified: CT15006JHP and CT15005JHP
Event Information
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.
Registration
Race day registration starts at 8:00
Awards
1/2 Marathon:
Participation Medals presented to all runners who complete the race. Amazon gift cards to the top three overall Male/Female runners. $75/$50/$25

5k:
First place Male/Female $25 Amazon Gift Card
1st, 2nd, 3rd place will receive medals in each age group Male/Female
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 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
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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.

Walkers are welcome in the 5K race only.  We also offer chip scoring, mile splits and water stops.

Refreshments are available for runners before and after the event.  An award ceremony will be held after each race.  Trophies are awarded to the overall Male and Female runners in each race.  

Medals are awarded to the top 3 runners in each race category.  All runners in the half marathon will be awarded medals.

There is a free Children's Fun Run for children ages 7 and under.  Register the morning of the race.  

The Fun Run begins right after the start of the regular races.  Prizes will be awarded to all participants.

Online registration and payment are available.  Registration forms and payment can also be sent to EHCL Road Race, PO Box 328, East Hadam, CT 06423.

See you at the Races!

 

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