2024 Steam Train Half Marathon

Events

Half Marathon :
: Run 13.1 Miles
  • Race Date: Saturday, April 13, 2024
  • Start Time: 10am
  • Location:Essex Steam Train
  • Address: 1 Railroad Ave
  • City/State/Zip:Essex, Connecticut 06426
  • Country: USA

_ The 2024 Essex Steam Train Half Marathon & Relay:

Race Against the TrainThe Steam Train Half Marathon and 2-person relay is the only road race in the country where runners try to outrun a century-old Steam Train. Friends and family members board the train at the start and leave the station at the race start. They will head to Deep River Landing to cheer on runners at the halfway point before both Train and runners return to the station and the finish line. Who will get there first?

Race Information
Pre-event registration is required through runsignup.com 

All runners receive a package of great swag!

Runners who complete the half marathon or relay in less than 2 hours and 20 minutes will receive a commemorative train whistle

Spectators can ride along on the steam train for $25; tickets may be purchased via Essex Steam Train & Riverboat's website, which will be live on March 1, 2024

10am: Race kicks off
11:15am: Relay exchange at Deep River Landing
12pm: Please visit our RunSignup page for details about the after-party event! 

Additional race information can be found at chrhealth.org/steam-train-half-marathon.

Course Information:

The Steam Train Half Marathon and 2-person relay is the only road race in the country where runners try to outrun a century-old Steam Train. Friends and family members board the train at the start and leave the station at the race start. They will head to Deep River Landing to cheer on runners at the halfway point before both Train and runners return to the station and the finish line. Who will get there first?

-:- Course Map

Directions:

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat:
• 1 Railroad Ave
• Essex, CT
• 06426

Map & Directions

Other Info:

-) 2024 race registration is open • Registration Information 

Previous Results:

2023 Results at: runsignup.com or athlinks.com 
2022 Results at: runsignup.com or athlinks.com 
2021 Results: not available ??
2020 Results: not available ??
2019 Results at: athlinks.com 
2018 Results: not available ??
2017 Results at: aratrace.com or athlinks.com 
 

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