Home of the Men’s & Women’s USATF 20K National Championship.The New Haven Road Race has again been selected to host the U.S. Men’s & Women’s 20K National Championship. The event expects to feature a number of past champions and U.S. Olympians.The New Haven Road Race is the LONGEST RUNNING USATF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP! The race has been selected as Runner’s World “Race of the Month” and acts as the nation’s largest 20k race.
Starting on the picturesque New Haven Green, the courses are flat and fast. The 20 kilometer course winds its way past Yale University, by the New Haven Green and through the picturesque Westville neighborhood. In an effort to provide the safest course possible, both the 5K and 20K races have a time limit; 3 hours for the 20K and 55 minutes for the 5K. There's also a 1/2 mile kids race.
|2nd Male||59:13||Leonrd Korir||35|
|3rd Male||59:15||Sam Chelanga||37|
|4th Male||59:18||Shadrock Kipchirchir||23|
|2nd Female||1:04:35||Emily Sisson||30|
|3rd Female||1:07:02||Nell Rojas||34|
|4th Female||1:07:17||Annie Frisbie||25|
|M 40-49||1:14:54||Daniel Lennox||42|
|M 50-59||1:15:16||David Guzik||51|
|M 60-69||1:25:24||Andre Bennatan||63|
|M 70+||1:45:56||Bill Yost||70|
|F 40-49||1:10:11||Andrea Pomaranski||40|
|F 50-59||1:32:55||Kathleen Shaw||54|
|F 60-69||1:40:48||Debbie Perry||66|
|F 70+||1:52:05||Janet Voelpert||75|
The race is proud to host the USA 20K Championship (Men’s Championship since 1993 and Women’s Championship since 2006). Available prize money and bonus in the 20K road race is $38,550. Recipients must be a U.S. citizen and have a valid USATF card.
USATF Men & Women
$8,000, $4,000, $2,000, $1,200, $1000, $600, $500, $400, $200, $100 = $18,000
Course Record Bonus Men & Women
Top Connecticut 20K Runners Men & Women
$150, $75, $50
Top five finishers receive travel stipend of $500. Finishers 6-10 receive travel stipend of $350.
Open 57:37 (1998, Khalid Khannouchi)
Masters 1:02:02 (2012, Kevin Castille)
Open 1:05:11 (1998, Colleen DeReuck)
Masters 1:07:21 (2009, Colleen DeReuck)
Top three men & women in each age category for each event receive awards. Age categories are as follows: 12 & under (5K only), 13-19 (5K only), 19 & under (20K & half marathon only), 20-29, 30-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-89 (5K only), 80+ (half marathon & 20K only), and 90+ (5K only).
First female, male and mixed gender relay teams receive awards.