Rocky Neck Runfest

Rocky Neck Runfest
Date Apr 2025 (TBD)
Distance 5k, Other, Relay, 30k
Course Type Trail

Race Information

The Rocky Neck Runfest combines three different race opportunities in one incredible venue along the beach and trails of Rocky Neck State Park. Explore the natural beauty on well-marked roads and trails, including the Bride Brook salt marsh, the historic stone Ellie Mitchell Pavilion and the Four Mile River tidal area. Ideally set up in a central location with high-energy atmosphere for relay exchanges, participants and spectators can gather, cheer, refuel and easily access the nearby finish line.

Choose an adventure:

  1. Rocky Neck Relay: Each member of the 3-person team takes on one road 5K and one trail 5K with a break in between rotations. A centrally located exchange zone lets team members relax, refuel and cheer others when not in their run rotation. All teams cross the finish line by the beach.
  2. Rocky Neck 30K: Solo adventure with 5K rotations of road and trail courses for a total of six legs, approximately 18.6 miles. The early spring adventure will test endurance with a beautiful, challenging trail venue complimented with the road course in and around the campground area.
  3. Rocky Neck 5K, trail OR road: Both offer picturesque views of Rocky Neck State Park and a stunning finish overlooking beautiful Long Island Sound. The trail 5K is part of the USATF-CT Mountain, Ultra and Trail (MUT) race series.

Related Events

Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following Hartford Marathon Foundation events.

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