50th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 10:30am

As we approach the Hartford Track Club's 50th Anniversary in September of 2012, its time to celebrate. In conjunction with the 2012 Hogsback Half Marathon on September 22, 2012, we'll be throwing the Hartford Track Club a 50th Anniversary Party. All activities will be taking place at the Goodwin Dam, Durst Road in Colebrook Connecticut.

A Short History of the Hartford Track Club

Memorabilia: A Trip Down HTC Memory Lane

Lee Bradley is collecting HTC artifacts to display at the 50th Celebration. If you have something to add to the display, please email Lee Bradley.

Hogsback Half Marathon - 9 a.m.

The half marathon will begin at 9 a.m. and the course will be open for three hours. Both the race shirts and the finisher medals will be special "50th Anniversary" editions and all runners are invited to our post-race 50th anniversary celebration. Runners can register online or download a paper application here.

50th Anniversary Celebration Begins - 10:30 a.m.

As the first half marathon finishers cross the finish line, our 50th Anniversary Celebration will begin. We'll have a catered lunch (baked chicken, red potatoes, salad, apples, apple pie, cider donuts and the traditional post-race bagels and bananas), music, raffles (every runner, guest and volunteer will receive 5 tickets for free) and give aways of Hartford Track Club apparel.

Family 1/2 Mile Race - 11:15 a.m.

There will be a 1/2 mile fun run across the Goodwin Dam. No registration is required and all children who participate will receive a special finishers award.

Awards & Recognition Ceremony - 11:30 a.m.

The Hogsback Half Marathon awards ceremony will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. In addition to awards for the overall and age group winners of the half marathon, we will also be recognizing and presenting awards to the Hartford Track Club's founding members and individuals who have been members for 25+ years and 10+ years. Silver (25+ years) members and special guests will receive a custom invitation shown above and visible here.

Raffle - 12 p.m.

After the awards ceremony, we'll have some great prizes to raffle off. If you or someone you know would like to donate a raffle prize (you'll receive recognition on our website, Face Book Page and at the event) please contact Kelly Burns Gallagher