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New Haven Road Race

Monday September 2nd, 2019
New Haven, Connecticut
Distance: 5K · 20k · Kids Race

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.

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Prize Money: $38,550

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displays approximate race location · New Haven CT 06511

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Brian Fidler
It's a great race and course. What other reasons do you need? They also have a 5k.
Race Date: 09/03/2018 Distance: 20k
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 1:00:17 Leonard Korir 31 Colorado Springs
2nd Male 1:00:28 Haron Lagat 35 Colorado Springs
3rd Male 1:00:34 Kiya Dandena 29 Flagstaff
4th Male 1:01:43 Ahmed Osman 30 Flagstaff
Female 1:09:03 Sara Hall 35 Flagstaff
2nd Female 1:09:20 Allie Kieffer 30 New York
3rd Female 1:09:40 Emma Bates 26 Boise
4th Female 1:12:20 Janet Cherobon-Bawcom 40 Flagstaff
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 1:14:07 Marc Robaczynski 41 Avon
M 50-59 1:19:03 Kevin Vallez 53 Ellington
M 60-69 1:23:48 Rusell Blatt 60 Glastonbury
M 70+ 2:08:02 John-Eric Nelson 72 Milford
F 40-49 1:12:20 Janet Cherobon-Bawcom 40 Flagstaff
F 50-59 1:25:56 Elizabeth Melvin 50 Branford
F 60-69 1:37:41 Cory Benson 63 Newtown
F 70+ 1:58:10 Janet Voelpert 71 Shelton
New Haven Road Race

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
$1,000

Top Connecticut 20K Runners Men & Women

$150, $75, $50

Travel Stipends

Top five finishers receive travel stipend of $500. Finishers 6-10 receive travel stipend of $350.

MALE
Open 57:37 (1998, Khalid Khannouchi)
Masters 1:02:02 (2012, Kevin Castille)

FEMALE
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.

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