Faxon Law New Haven Road Race

Monday, September 2, 2024 New Haven, CT

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race - Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, 20K, 5K, ½ Mile Kids Fun Run, and Virtual Races in New Haven, CT

The Faxon Law New Haven Road Race Half Marathon has been a Labor Day tradition for 46 years and counting! The 2024 event promises to be just as exciting as those in the past, featuring an impressive lineup of runners and a thrilling course through one of Connecticut’s most vibrant cities.

Starting on the famous New Haven Green, the course will take you past the stunning campus of Yale University before winding through the charming Westville neighborhood. You’ll also have the opportunity to run through East Rock Park, offering stunning views of the city and the surrounding hills. Along the course, you’ll encounter plenty of cheering spectators and local entertainment to help keep your energy levels high. 

This course is a point-to-point race with some hills sprinkled in throughout. The course passes through some of New Haven’s most iconic landmarks, including the New Haven Green at Mile 7. There, you’ll encounter a lively crowd of spectators cheering you on. 

For those looking to take on the Half Marathon Relay, your team of two runners will split the 13.1 miles into two segments of approximately 6.5 miles each. This is a great way to challenge yourself and a friend while experiencing the excitement of one of the country’s premier road races.

The race is capped at 4,500 runners (60% capacity), so there are plenty of opportunities to meet and mingle with other runners. The half marathon course has a time limit of 3:15 hours, so plan accordingly. 

Of course, there’s an awesome after-party for this race at BAR New Haven! This popular bar and restaurant is the perfect place to relax and refuel after the race, with delicious pizza and ice-cold beer. 

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a first-time racer, this scenic and challenging course will help you push your limits and achieve your goals. Head to New Haven on Labor Day!

Race Weather & Climate

New Haven is a coastal city located in New Haven County, Connecticut, situated in the southern part of the state. It’s approximately 40 miles south of Hartford and offers residents an urban lifestyle with access to renowned educational institutions, cultural attractions, and economic opportunities, including Yale University.

In New Haven, CT, in September, you can expect average high temperatures around 77°F and average low temperatures around 60°F. This month marks the transition from summer to early fall. September typically receives about 3.5 inches of rainfall, and the weather becomes milder as autumn approaches.

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race Race Results

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race Course Map

See the race route map for the Faxon Law New Haven Road Race course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:30 AM.

The time limit for the half marathon is 3 hours and 15 minutes.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Faxon Law New Haven Road Race, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $61.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $80.00 fee for the half marathon relay.
  • There is a $61.00 fee for the 20k.
  • There is a $31.00 fee for the 5k.
  • There is a $10.00 fee for the 1/2 Mile Kids Fun Run.
  • There is a $30.00 fee for the Virtual Race.
  • There is a $12.00 fee for the Kids Virtual Race.

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race Race Website

Faxon Law New Haven Road Race Website

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