Savage Racing, LLC.
2020 Race Schedule & Info (Registration CLOSED)
No day of registration.
Pine Tree Marathon - August 31, 2020
Full Marathon Course: 7 laps of 3.62 miles plus an out and back of .86 miles at the beginning.
Half Marathon Course: 3 laps of 3.62 miles plus an out and back of 2.24 miles at the beginning.
This race will take place at Back Cove Park in Portland, Maine (See Map at: Lat: 43.664251, Lon: -70.266602).The race is run on a dirt path that encircles Back Cove, an arm of the sea. We will set up about 5am for registration.
There will be one aid station set up at the Start/Finish line. You will run around Back Cove Lake, about 3.62 miles, 3 times for Half Marathoners and 7 times for Full Marathoners. We will have a short out and back at the beginning to complete each distance. There is only one dirt path around Back Cove, so you shouldn't be able to get lost.
Nutmeg State Marathon - September 4, 2020
Full Marathon Course: 12 Laps of 2.13 miles plus a .64 mile out and back loop at the Start.
Half Marathon Course: 6 Laps of 2.13 miles plus a .32 mile out and back loop at the Start.
This race will be held at Goodwin Park & Golf Course which is a large Golf Course/Driving Range park, on Maple Street, near the southern city limit of Hartford. We will park on the North end of the parking lot (Goodwin Golf Course & Driving Range: 1130 Maple Ave., Hartford, CT 06114) (Lat. 41.740810, Lon. -72.6840600).
The New England Challenge will be taking safety precautions to protect our race participants and our staff/volunteers. Below are our safety measures:
Athletes will need to fill out the COVID-19 Questionnaire which will be sent out to all race participants.
Each race day, all participants will be temperature checked
Participants are asked to bring refillable bottles with labels
In the past, we cooked and provided food throughout the duration of the race. For our upcoming races, we will only have Gu Energy Gels and individual water bottles. Parking is along the course, so you will be able to bring your own food and drinks.
All race participants will get one New England Challenge gaiter buff mask.
The number of participants will be limited for each race: Pine Tree (maximum 50), Old Colony (maximum 50) and Nutmeg (maximum 60).
We will assign staggered start times to reduce the number of athletes gathered and to adhere to social distancing rules.
Racers will be required to wait in their car until ten minutes before their assigned start time.
Upon completion of the race, runners are expected to leave the finish area.