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The Labor Day Purple Heart Road Races



This 5 Mile Labor Day Road Race is run to recognize and to honor those who have served and our serving our great nation. Join us on labor Day 2018 to celebrate and to show support for the Veterans and active service members.

Proceeds in part will be donated to Wounded Warrior Veterans Projects and other Veteran Charities..

In memory of Purple Heart recipient John F Platt (Pacific Conflict - World War 2).

John F Platt - Milford, CT

  • Purple Heart
  • Phillipines Liberation Ribbon with two bronze stars
  • Pacific Theater Ribbon with 3 service stars


Top Overall Male and Female in the 5 Mile Road Race

Top 2 Finishers in each age group (12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 and over.


To all entrants who register before August 15, 2018.


  • 6:15 am - Registration and check in
  • Registration closes at 7:45 am
  • Race Starts at 8:10 am
  • Awards at 9:25 am


Special Thanks to Banner Water in Tolland and New Balance of Avon/S Windsor for their generous donation.

SPECTATOR FRIENDLY 5 MILE COURSE: Start and Finish at the Education Building (1737 Main St) USATF Certified 5 Mile

High School Athletes: Join us for a great pre season 2.7 Mile race.

Race day entry fee: $30

Schedule of Events: Sunday Sept 2 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Packet Pickup and Registration at 1737 Main Street

Board of Education Building - S Windsor, CT *****************************************************

NOTE: Sullivan Ave and Main St will be closed to traffic at 7:45 am


The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the armed forces of the U.S. who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy and posthumously to the next of kin in the name of those who are killed in action or die of wounds received in action.


Course: Start at the Education Building Head North on Main St to a left on Ferry Follow Ferry to the Turn Around Location at the 1 Mile Mark Return on Ferry to a right on Main St GO past the Education Building at 1737 Main Follow Main St all the way to turn around North of Congregational Church/Rehab. Return on Main ST to Finish Line at Education Building


Volunteers needed for Registration and Course management.


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Main Street Board of Education - Our Start and Finish Location.
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Main Street S WIndsor Seminary.
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BIsell Tavern and Ferry. Mile 1 and Turn Around #1
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S Windsor Post Office - Historic Building at Sullivan Ave and Main
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Wood Memorial Libary - Historic Building
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Main Street S WIndsor Seminaryr.
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BIsell Tavern and Ferry.
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