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Milton Resolution Road Race
22nd Annual 5 Mile Race
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Milton Resolution Road Race
January 1, 2018

RACE TIME 11:00 a.m.

Event starts and finishes at the Milton Hall
Registration time: 9:30 a.m. -10:30 am

Date: January 1st, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.      

Fee: $15 pre-registration
Race Day ~ $20.00

Race Organizer: John Baker 860-567-8427

Want to make a New Year's Resolution?  Why not resolve to run in the Annual Milton Resolution Road Race set for New Year's Day at 11:00 a.m..  Runners will run a challenging 5-mile course beginning and ending near Milton Hall in the small community of Milton, along (what else?) Milton Road.

The race offers awards in these age groups: 18-under; 19-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 and over, plus offers awards for the first male and female Litchfield finishers and the oldest finishers for both men and women.

Registration is $15 prior to December 22nd and $20 after that and on race day. Race registration is set from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Milton Hall.
The race is sponsored by Town of Litchfield Parks and Recreation.  Print out a registration form and mail to Box 12, Bantam, CT 06750.  

You can also pick up registration forms at Murphy's Pharmacy, the Village Wine CellarSportmen's of Litchfield, the Village RestaurantTrue Value of Litchfield, the Litchfield Community Center, the Litchfield Athletic Club and Litchfield Parks and Recreation.

For more information on this race you may contact the Litchfield Parks and Recreation Department at (860) 567-7569 or race organizer, John Baker at (860) 567-8427.

In case of inclement weather, the race will be run the next day on January 2nd.

Course: Start/finish at the Milton Hall.  5 mile course combines paved and unpaved roads with some hills.  First two miles are flat, 3rd, 4th and beginning of 5th miles are hilly.  The final 6/10 mile on Potash Road (gravel road) is all downhill to the finish line.

Divisions: Male & Female                   
Youth (18 and under)
Master (50-59)
Open (19-39)
Grandmaster (60-69)
Submaster (40-49)
Senior (70+)
First Litchfield finishers (male & female)
Oldest finisher (male or female)

OdDriving Directions: From the center of Litchfield (intersection of Route 202 & Route 63), go west on Route 202, 8/10 mile, to traffic light.  Take a right onto Milton road, go 2 8/10 mile.  At the farm, take a right, go 1/10 mile.  Take a left, follow Milton Road 9/10 mile to Milton Hall.

Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the first male & female finishers and to the first, second & third place finishers in each division, to the first male & female Litchfield finisher, and to the oldest finisher, male or female.

Registration: Entry forms are available at the Village RestaurantMurphy's PharmacyTrue Value of Litchfield, and theLitchfield Parks and Recreation Office on Doyle Road in Bantam.  Forms can also be downloaded (see below).  

Facilities: the Milton Hall with its wood stove.  Cider and doughnuts following the race for all runners, volunteers and spectators and press

Alcoholic beverages not permitted.  No dogs allowed on race course.
In case of severe weather, listen for postponement to the next good weather day
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