THE COURSE

Half Marathon Course

Race starts in Pomfret, CT  and ends in Putnam, CT. 

Start: Brooklyn Rd

End: Hale YMCA, Putnam, CT

Road Crossings:

  • Culvert – Trail goes under Route 44 (Pomfret)
  • Covell Rd (Pomfret)  
  • Babbitt Hill (Pomfret)  
  • Pedestrian Bridge – Trail goes over Route 169 (Pomfret)  
  • Pedestrian Bridge – Trail goes over Needle’s Eye Rd (Pomfret) 
  • Wright’s Crossing (Pomfret) 
  • Culvert – Trail goes under Holmes Rd (Pomfret) 
  • Culvert – Trail goes under Modock Rd (Putnam) 
  • Culvert – Trail goes under River Rd (Putnam) 
  • Town Farm Rd (Putnam) 
  • Runners will exit the Airline Trail, run over the Henry Breault Pedestrian Bridge, then proceed onto the River Trail, finishing just before the Hale YMCA (Putnam)

Distance: 13.1 miles

Elevation: +350 ft

Description: Mixed Terrain, Flat Airline Trail Combined With Some Technical Single Track. 

Description: Race Festival at the Hale YMCA 

Race Festival Sponsored by Michelob Ultra

Free Beer, Massages, SWAG, Live Music and more…

Marathon and Relay Teams Course

Race starts in Windham, CT and ends in Putnam, CT. 

Start: Route 203, Windham, CT

End: Estabrook Rd, Hampton, CT

Road Crossings:

  • Bridge Rd (Windham)
  • Chewink Rd (Chaplin)
  • Brook St (Hampton)
  • Culvert – Trail is under Route 6 (Hampton)
  • Potter Rd (Hampton)

Distance: 6.5 miles

Elevation: +416 ft

Description: Flat, Non-Technical, Airline Trail

Start: Estabrook Rd

End: Estabrook Rd

Road Crossings: Goodwin Forest (Hampton)

Distance: 4.2 miles

Elevation: +219 ft

Description: Technical Loop in Goodwin Forest

Start: Estabrook Rd 

End: Brooklyn Rd

Road Crossings:

  • Estabrook Rd (Hampton)  
  • Station Rd (Hampton)  
  • Old Griffin Hwy (Hampton)  
  • Kenyon Rd (Hampton)  
  • Lewis Rd (Hampton)  
  • Route 97 (Pomfret)
  • Brooklyn Rd (Pomfret)  

Distance: 5.4 miles

Elevation: +222 ft

Description: Flat, Non-Technical, Airline Trail 

Start: Brooklyn Rd

End: Route 169, Pomfret Trail Head

Road Crossings:

  • Culvert – Trail goes under Route 44 (Pomfret)
  • Covell Rd (Pomfret) 
  • Babbitt Hill (Pomfret)   

Distance: 4.1 miles 

Elevation: +18 ft

Description: Flat, Non-Technical, Airline Trail 

Start: Route 169, Pomfret Trail Head

End: Hale YMCA, Putnam, CT

Road Crossings:

  • Pedestrian Bridge – Trail goes over Route 169 (Pomfret)  
  • Pedestrian Bridge – Trail goes over Needle’s Eye Rd (Pomfret) 
  • Wright’s Crossing (Pomfret) 
  • Culvert – Trail goes under Holmes Rd (Pomfret) 
  • Culvert – Trail goes under Modock Rd (Putnam) 
  • Culvert – Trail goes under River Rd (Putnam) 
  • Town Farm Rd (Putnam) 
  • Runners will exit the Airline Trail, run over the Henry Breault Pedestrian Bridge, then proceed onto the River Trail, finishing just before the Hale YMCA (Putnam)

Distance: 6 miles

Elevation: +259 ft 

Description: Some Rough Terrain, Requires Scramble, Airline Trail. *Note – There is one very short (2/10ths of a mile), wet portion close to the end of the final leg. Be mindful when navigating course.

Description: Race Festival at the Hale YMCA 

Race Festival Sponsored by Michelob Ultra

Free Beer, Massages, SWAG, and more…

Unique New England

Trail Race

map fo the course