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South Windsor Purple Heart Half Marathon/Qtr Marathon

Monday September 7th, 2020

South Windsor, CT

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South Windsor Purple Heart Half Marathon

Historic Main Street - S Windsor, CT

2 Loop Course - Flat and Fast - The ultimate PR course.

USATF Certified Course - Please note that we may be implementing a time trial format for the start line - one entrant starting at a time

Social Distancing must be followed

Full refund if event is cancelled

Splits recorded at Qtr Marathon

Water Stops every 1.5 Miles

South Windsor Labor Day Purple Heart Half Marathon Road Race

Join participants from the great states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, California, Illinois, Colorado, Georgia, Virginia, Wisconsin, and North Carolina in the Purple Heart Half Marathon

This Half marathon Labor Day Road Race are run to recognize and honor all those who have served and are serving our great nation. Join us to celebrate and to show support for the Veterans and active service members.

NOTE: Sullivan Ave and Main St will be closed to traffic at 7:30 am. Please use Governors and Strong from Rte 5. Then travel North on Main Street to the Board of Education Building.

Schedule of Events:

Sunday Sept 6 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Packet Pickup and Registration at 1737 Main Street S Windsor CT

Monday Sept 7 - 6:15 AM to 7:30 AM

Packet Pickup and Registration at 1737 Main Street

Board of Education Building - S Windsor, CT

Race Day Registration is Limited - Please pre-register online by midnight on Sept 1


Half-Marathon and Qtr Marathon Start Time: 7:30 am

Awards : TBD - We may have to mail awards to top 3 male and top 3 female finishers

No Finisher Medals will be provided this year.



Half Marathon Course Limits: Permit valid for 3 HOURS 45 MINUTES



Both the Half marathon and Qtr Marathon are timed using the Chip System.


Half Marathon Course Limits: Permit valid for 3 HOURS 45 MINUTES


Awards Half Marathon


No T-Shirts will be available this year

Hand-Outs from our generous sponsors at Bakery on Main, Banner Water, and others

*************     RULES    *************************:

1. Runner must stay to the left hand side of Main Street.

2. Runners must cross the timing mats at the N King Island TurnAround Location.

3. Runners must cross the timing mats at the  Board of Education Sidewalk TurnAround Location.

4. Times will be recorded at the 3.25 miles (Turn #1 - N King), 6.55 miles (Turn # 2) , 9.8 miles (Turn # 3 - N King), and Finish

5. Numbers must be clearly visible and secured with four pins to the front of the jersey.

6 Course Time Limit: 3 HOURS 45 MINUTES


Proceeds in part will be donated to Wounded Veteran Projects and other Veteran Charities as well as the Hartford Evergreen #88 Scholarship Fund.

In memory of Purple Heart recipient John F Platt (Pacific Conflict - World War 2)

John F Platt

Phillipines Liberation Ribbon with two bronze stars
Pacific Theater Ribbon with 3 service stars
Purple Heart



The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the armed forces of the U.S. who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy and posthumously to the next of kin in the name of those who are killed in action or die of wounds received in action.


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Start Location

1737 Main St, South Windsor, CT

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