_ The 2019 South Windsor Purple Heart Half Marathon:
South Windsor Purple Heart Half Marathon
Historic Main Street - S Windsor, CT
2 Loop Course - Flat and Fast
USATF Certified Course
Splits recorded at Qtr Marathon
Water Stops every 1.5 Miles
South Windsor Labor Day Purple Heart Half Marathon Road Race
This Half marathon & 5K 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 7:45 am. Please use Governors and Strong from Rte 5. Then travel North on Main Street to the Board of Education Building.
Both the Half marathon and 5K are timed using the Chip System.
Half Marathon Course Limit
• 3 HOURS 15 MINUTES
• Half Marathon: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over
• 5K Run: Top 5 Men, Top 5 Women
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
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.
• USATF Certified Half Marathon Course on Historic Main Street
• Flat and Fast
• Half Marathon
-) 2019 race registration is open • Registration Information
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