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The Labor Day Purple Heart Road Races



The Half Marathon AND 5K Labor Day Road Race are run to recognize and to honor those who have served and our serving our great nation. Join us on Labor Day 2019 to celebrate and to show support for the Veterans and active service members.

Proceeds in part will be donated to Wounded Warrior Veterans Projects and other Veteran Charities..

In memory of Purple Heart recipient John F Platt (Pacific Conflict - World War 2).

John F Platt - Milford, CT

  • Purple Heart
  • Phillipines Liberation Ribbon with two bronze stars
  • Pacific Theater Ribbon with 3 service stars


Half Marathon: Top Overall Male and Female in the Half Marathon Road Race

Half Marathon: Top 2 Finishers in each age group (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.

5K: Top 5 Overall Male and Top 5 Female in the 5K Road Race


To all entrants who register before August 15, 2019.


  • 6:15 am - Registration and check in
  • Registration closes at 7:30 am
  • 5K Race Starts at 7:50 am
  • Half Marathon Race Starts at 8:00 am
  • Awards TBD


Special Thanks to Banner Water in Tolland and New Balance of Avon/S Windsor for their generous donation.

SPECTATOR FRIENDLY 5 MILE COURSE: Start and Finish at the Education Building (1737 Main St) USATF Certified RACE COURSES

High School Athletes: Join us for a great pre season 5K race.

Schedule of Events: Sunday Sept 1 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Packet Pickup and Registration at 1737 Main Street

Board of Education Building - S Windsor, CT *****************************************************

NOTE: Sullivan Ave and Main St will be closed to traffic at 7:45 am


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.



Volunteers needed for Registration and Course management.


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