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Abner Oakes III Veterans Road Race

Starts Saturday October 30th, 2021

Hamden , CT

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Abner Oakes III Veterans Road Race 10/30/2021

Previously the The Hamden Veterans Run and now has a new name. it will still be held at Town Center Park in Hamden, CT on Saturday, October 30, 2021. Proceeds from this event will benefit the House of Heroes Connecticut. All finishers will receive a finisher dog tag. Top 3 finishers in each age group will receive awards.

The mission of House of Heroes is to recognize and honor military and public safety veterans and/or their spouses who have served our country faithfully and sacrificially. Through service to these veterans and their spouses, House of Heroes, Inc. volunteers attempt to express gratitude that can never be adequately expressed in words alone by.

Event details and schedule

The 5k Run will start at 8:30 am. The course will offer runners flat grass surface at the start and finish and the majority of the race on a paved trail with rolling terrain. 

T-shirts guaranteed for runners registered by October 21, 2021.
Snacks and refreshments provided post race.

Proceeds from the event will go to the House of Heroes Connecticut.

Online registration will CLOSE at 12:00PM on Thursday 10/28/2021. 

Race Day Schedule:

7:15 - 8:15 Packet Pickup and Same Day Registration

8:30 - Road Race Start


Bib number and T-shirt pickup are only available on race morning.

  • Athlete entry
  • Race T-shirt
  • Chip Timing
  • Race day parking
  • Post race refreshments

Race Distances

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Start Location

Town Center Park, Hamden , CT

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