Out of an abundance of caution given the on-going spread of COVID-19, the April Fools Road Race has been CANCELLED

2020 April Fools 5K and 1/2 Marathon Road Race 

USATF Certified Races

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Races start at 9:30 AM

15 Great Hillwood Rd., Moodus, CT 06469

The East Haddam Community Lions Club holds its Annual April Fools Road Race on the First Saturday of April each year.  

Race Date:  April 4, 2020

Registration begins at 8:00 and the Races start at 9:30

Registration Fees:

5k Run - $25 online; $30 mail in

5k Walk Challenge - $25 online; $30 mail in

1/2 Marathon - $50 online; $55 mail in

Register Online

​Student Discount Form

The Courses have been professionally measured and certified.  

5K Course

Half Marathon Course


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The April Fools Road Race takes place within the Moodus section of the Town of East Haddam. Come check out this beautiful yet challenging course that is frequented by local families, running enthusiasts, and top level local runners.

Walkers are welcome in the 5K race only.  We also offer chip scoring, mile splits and water stops.

Refreshments are available for runners before and after the event.  An award ceremony will be held after each race.  Trophies are awarded to the overall Male and Female runners in each race.  

Medals are awarded to the top 3 runners in each race category.  All runners in the half marathon will be awarded medals.

There is a free Children's Fun Run for children ages 7 and under.  Register the morning of the race.  

The Fun Run begins right after the start of the regular races.  Prizes will be awarded to all participants.

Online registration and payment are available.  Registration forms and payment can also be sent to EHCL Road Race, c/o Chris vanValkenburg, 54 Great Hillwood Road, Moodus, CT 06469. Make checks payable to East Haddam Community Lions Club Foundation (EHCLCF).

See you at the Races!


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