Halfway to Turkey Day 5k

Saturday, May 18, 2024
Manchester, CT

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Course Map

2024 Results

Manchester Running Company is pleased to bring you the Halfway to Turkey Day 5k - a great way to start your training for the Manchester Road Race just six months later. Walkers are welcome, however, there is a 1-hour course time-limit. 

Start/Finish and Parking: Globe Hollow parking lot on Spring Street in Manchester. Overflow parking available at Mt. Nebo just across the street. 

Schedule (Tentative):
7:00 a.m.
 - Bib Pick-Up opens at Globe Hollow Parking Lot
8:15 a.m. - Mile Bib Pick-Up Closes
8:30 a.m. - Women's Mile Start
8:45 a.m. - Men's Mile Start
9:15 a.m. - Mile Awards
9:30 a.m. Halfway to Turkey Day 5k Start
10:15 a.m. - 5k Awards

$27.00: January 1 - March 31st
$30.00: April 1 - May 1
$35.00: May 2 - May 17th
Cost on Race Day is $40 - please register in advance!

Online: Click here to register online!
Day of Registration and Packet Pickup will take place in the Globe Hollow Reservoir Parking lot. Day of registration is completely paperless. Race day registration closes at 9:20 a.m. Race numbers will be picked up on race day.

T-Shirts: All pre-registered runners will receive a race tech t-shirt!

Prizes/Awards: Prizes for the top three male and female runners in each of the following divisions: 
Under 18

We will once again feature "walk through" awards distribution. As results are available, you may come to the awards table to pick up your award. There will be a formal awards presentation for the top three male and female runners.

 Please register in advance; we will offer paperless race-day registration, but we highly encourage everyone to register in advance. Race day pricing will reflect this encouragement. 
- No cash accepted on race day. Again, please register in advance. 
- Our awards ceremony will be a walk through distribution. 
- We will abide by all Town of Manchester and USATF guidelines regarding Covid-19. 
- The 5k takes place after the Spring Street Mile - come early to watch some of CT's fastest milers. 

Timing: Timing is brought to you by Last Mile Racing Co. and will be timed using the B-Tag timing system. You must wear your bib on the front of your body to ensure the most accurate time. 

Results: Results will be posted on this page as well as www.tlmracing.com;

Parking: Parking is available in the Globe Hollow parking lot with overflow parking at Mt. Nebo Parking lot. You will only be able to exit the parking lot going right (west) until 10:15. After 10:15 the road will be open for travel in both directions. 

Restrooms: Restrooms will be available at Globe Hollow. 

Personal Property: Manchester Running Club is not responsible for lost or stolen items, please do not leave bags unattended. 

Volunteers: Interested in volunteering!?  Shoot us an email at manchesterrunningcompany@gmail.com  Volunteers will earn a free Manchester Running Company shirt along with other delightful treats. 

Sponsorship Opportunities: If you would like to sponsor please contact Patrick Byrne at manchesterrunningcompany@gmail.com

Results: 2024 Results

2023 Results!

2022 Results