Very Important Reminders

  • Arrive early, heavy beach traffic is expected.

  • Parking for runners is free, changing areas and rest rooms will be available.

  • Race day bib pick-up will be available starting at 7:00 am.

  • Race starts at 8:00 am SHARP, course officially closes at noon.  Please, no bikes, dogs, or strollers!

  • For those who are into 'T' Shirts, there will be a limited number of race souvenir tech shirts available at cost.

  • Online registration only at RunSignUp until race limit of 1,000 is reached.

  • NO ENTRY FEE, please bring a donation of food for the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center.  The food donation truck will be at the starting line area prior to race for drop off.

  • Do not alter bib number, must be worn on chest, transfer not allowed.

  • VERY IMPORTANT: Roads are open to traffic!  Course Monitors, NLPD, Waterford PD, and Waterford Fire Police will assist.  Use extreme caution at all times during race especially at intersections.

  • Course mile marks and all turns are painted on roads in green.

  • There are eight water stops, warm weather is expected, properly hydrate.

  • Race day volunteers are always greatly appreciated, please see Race Director if you would like to help.

  • Most of all, enjoy the race, the hospitality of Beautiful Ocean Beach Park, the City of New London, and the Town of Waterford.  Don't forget your swimsuit!

  • This race will close out at the 1,000 limit, if for any reason you are unable to attend, PLEASE NOTIFY THE RACE COMMITTEE at wayhedding@gmail.com IN A TIMELY MANNER AS TO ALLOW OTHER RUNNERS A CHANCE TO RUN.