Mohawk Mountain Race – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K 

Sunday, October 15, 2023 Cornwall, CT

Mohawk Mountain Race - Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K in Cornwall, CT

This race has become a favorite among runners for its challenging course and beautiful scenery. Located in Cornwall, Connecticut, Mohawk Mountain Ski Resort is transformed from a winter wonderland (and gorgeous summer vacation spot!) into a stunning autumn landscape each fall, making it an outstanding spot for a trail race. The vibrant fall foliage creates sweeping views at every turn, making this race a must-do for runners who enjoy running in the most picturesque settings. 

Starting on the left side of the mountain, runners will take on the Wildwood Trail, a steep ascent leading to the top of the mountain. From there, they will traverse over to and down the Timber Trail, before making their way to the right side of the mountain. The Pine, Laurel, and Deer Run Trails follow, leading runners to Victor’s Way and up to Route 100. After a quick turnaround, it’s a short trip up Ledges to the top of the mountain once again.  

The summit is reached for the second time before runners head downhill along the Mohawk Trail to the finish line. Overall, this challenging course will see runners take on inclines reaching up to 3169′.

Runners can expect ideal racing conditions in October, with average high temperatures in the 60s and lows in the 40s. 

After tackling this demanding course, runners are encouraged to attend and enjoy the famous post-race celebration. With pre-packaged food for everyone and canned nonalcoholic beverages available, runners can relax and take in the stunning views of Mohawk Mountain as they celebrate their races. 

Registration opens each year on February 15th, and runners can expect a well-run race complete with experienced volunteers and supportive spectators. Come see why the Mohawk Mountain Race has become a must-do for runners who love a challenge and stunning autumn scenery! 

Race Weather & Climate

Cornwall is a picturesque town located in Litchfield County, Connecticut, nestled in the northwestern part of the state. It’s known for its scenic beauty, historic charm, and cultural attractions. Cornwall offers residents and visitors a serene rural lifestyle with access to beautiful landscapes, historic sites, and a vibrant artistic community.

In Cornwall, on October 15, you can expect an average high temperature around 64°F and a low around 43°F. This time marks mid-fall, characterized by cool, crisp days and chilly nights. Rainfall averages around 3 inches.

Mohawk Mountain Race Half Marathon Race Results

Mohawk Mountain Race Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Mohawk Mountain Race Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM.

The cut-off time for all marathon runners is 4:00 PM.

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2023 Mohawk Mountain Race Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $60 and up fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $70 and up fee for the marathon.
  • There is a $30 and up fee for the 5k.
  • There is a $40 and up fee for the 10k.

Mohawk Mountain Race Half Marathon Race Website

Mohawk Mountain Race Half Marathon Website

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