Nutmeg State Marathon
Goodwin Park & Golf Course in Hartford, Connecticut Friday May 21, 2021 • Race Starts at 6:00 am USATF Certificate #CT15013JHP
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). This course is about 80 miles from Warwick, R.I. There is a golf course in the interior of the park and golf cart paths do cross our running path which is asphalt except for about 1/2 mile of dirt (see map). Please give golf carts the right-of-way.
There is one aid station at the start/finish. Race officials will keep track of the number of laps done. We will be set up about 5am for race day registrations and packet pick-up.
Best Western Hartford Hotel & Suites
185 Brainard Road, Hartford, CT 06114
Lat. 41.7344928, Lon. -72.6607734
Rate: $109 + tax (mention Nutmeg State Marathon)
Regular Checkout 11AM, Late Checkout 1PM
Driving Directions to Goodwin Park from Host Hotel:
Take a left out of the Hotel parking lot and go to the 2nd light and turn left on Airport Road. Go Straight 1.25 miles, just past the 2nd CVS store on the left, then turn left on Maple Ave. Goodwin Park is now on your left. The parking lot is near the far end of the park. This parking lot may fill up fast, so be prepared to park in the surrounding neighborhood.
It is only about 40 miles to Nutmeg State in Hartford. Go back out of Stanley Park (right turn) on Western Ave. and drive to the round-about in the center of Westfield. Go about half way around and exit on route 20 East.
Go several miles to US 5 South and merge into I-91 South. Drive 25 miles south. Take exit 28 and merge into CT-99 South Take exit 85 and turn right towards Wethersfield/Rocky Hill. Now go right into Jordan Lane. Go about one
mile until you hit Maple Ave. The park in now on your right. Turn right on Maple and take the second right into the park and park your car. The Lat. for Nutmeg (Goodwin Park) is 41.72829 and Lon. is -72.68354.