S Windsor Labor Day Purple Heart 5 Mile Road Race

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September 07, 2020 Cancelled

South Windsor Purple Heart Half Marathon
Historic Main Street
South Windsor, CT – 2 Loop Course – Flat and Fast – The ultimate PR course.
Wave Start – Twenty Minutes from 7:30 am to 7:50 am

First Wave Starts at 7:30 am with time trial format

Second Wave Starts at 7:35 am with time trial format

Third Wave starts at 7:40 am with time trial format

Fourth Wave starts at 7:45 am with time trial format

Fifth Wave starts at 7:50 am with time trial format

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
USATF Certified Course

Social Distancing must be followed

Full refund if event is cancelled

Splits recorded at Qtr Marathon

Water provided every 3 Miles in 8 ounce plastic containers

South Windsor Labor Day Purple Heart Half Marathon Road Race

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 Start Time: 7:30 am

No Finisher Medals will be provided this year.



Half marathon is timed using the Chip System.


Half Marathon Course Limits: Permit valid for 4 HOURS


Awards Half Marathon


No T-Shirts will be available this year

Hand-Outs from our generous sponsors at Bakery on Main,  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: 4 HOURS


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.


South Windsor

Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-08-31


Purple Heart Half Marathon

September 07, 2020 (Monday) - 07:30
13.1 miles

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