Summer Solstice Trail Run 8 Mile, 5 Mile, 3 Mile

Summer Solstice Trail Run 8 Mile, 5 Mile, 3 Mile
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 at 7:30am
Gay City State Park
386 North Street

Celebrate the summer solstice with a beautiful early morning trail run in Gay City State Park with three race distances to choose from: 3 mile, 5 mile or 8 mile. The 8 Mile race is part of the 2024 Blue-Blazed Trail Running Series and the USATF-CT Mountain, Ultra and Trail (MUT) series — a competition for teams of three to run the trails with a chance to win prize money.

Race participants earn a custom designed running hat with an option to add on a custom designed short sleeve tee.

Event Schedule:

7:30 AM – 7:40 AM: All Races

*All participants must be at the start area prior to the first wave starting. Access to Gay City Park Road will close 15 minutes prior to race start.


8:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Celebrate your amazing accomplishments together with fresh fruit and Grab & Go snacks featuring Bakery On Main granola and LesserEvil popcorn.

9:15 AM: 3 Mile & 5 Mile Award Ceremony

9:30 AM: 8 Mile Award Ceremony

Don’t forget to save some extra time after the race to explore one of Connecticut’s beautiful State Parks: Gay City State Park!

Please note: No baggage check available on race day.

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