• April 6 • Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Road Races


Half Marathon. 5K.

Union Savings Bank Kid’s Fun Run

Danbury’s  War Memorial in Rogers Park

The Half Marathon (CT05004PH) and 5K (CT05002PH) are both certified courses. The scenic Half Marathon loop course runs through Danbury, Bethel and Redding. The 5K and Kids Run courses are run entirely within Danbury. Course maps below:

5K COURSE MAP HALF MARATHON COURSE MAP

Free Kids Race entry for Danbury residents courtesy of Union Savings Bank.

Race Day Schedule:

8:00 a.m. – Packet pick-up and late registration

10:00 a.m. – Union Savings Bank Kids Run start (1/2 mile)

10:20 a.m. – Half Marathon start

10:30 a.m. – 5K start

10:40 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m. – Post race party with live music

11:30 a.m. – 5K awards

12:15 p.m. – Half Marathon awards

EARLY Packet Pick-Up: April 4th & 5th, Noon-6pm at Woodbridge – Brookfield Running Co., 800 Federal Road, Brookfield.

Technical running shirts to the first 1,400 Half Marathon and 5K entrants!

Medals to all Half Marathon finishers!

Awards: Top three finishers in each age division for both races. Mens and women’s divisions: 12 & under (5K only), 13-19 (5K only), 19 & under (Half Marathon only), 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Prize Money (Half Marathon only): Open male & female 1st: $200, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $50

USATF 1/2 Marathon CT State Championship

Additional Race Info:
  • Shower and changing facilities located inside the War Memorial.
  • Parking available at Roger’s Park.
  • Aid stations approximately every two miles along the Half Marathon course.
  • One aid station on the 5K course.
  • Two bands on the Half Marathon race course and one in the finish area.
  • Gatorade available at 6 of the 7 event aid stations.
  • GU gel available at the 9 mile aid station.
  • War Memorial at Rogers Park: 1 Memorial Drive, Danbury, CT 06810
  • Host Hotel: Ethan Allen Hotel (about 2 miles from start/finish area). When booking a reservation call 203-744-1776 and mention Danbury Half Marathon for a special rate.
  • For more information jbsports@snet.net or 203-481-5933.

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Fundraise for the Danbury War Memorial and receive a complimentary entry! Raise $100 or more and receive a complimentary entry into either the Stratton Faxon Greater Danbury Half Marathon or 5K. Once you have reached $100 contact kristin.jbsports@snet.net for details on how to claim your free entry.

The Greater Danbury Half Marathon & 5K will once again be presented by the Housatonic Valley Sports Organizing Committee.

 

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

The News-Times, Deltron Designs, Crystal Rock, 95.1 FM, Kicks 105.5, Danbury Volkswagon, American Massage Therapy Association,     three60 Partners, Woodbridge Running Co., Chabaso Bakery

Armando’s Restaurant, Blansfield Builders, Codfish Hill Construction, Caraluzzi’s, Dunkin Donuts, Ethan Allen Hotel, Doctors Express,  Fot For You Personal Training, Nolan Enterprises