Be a Part of the Fairfield University Team
Lil’ Stags Kids Fun Run – 5K – Half Marathon
Saturday, June 2 – Sunday, June 3, 2018

Countdown to June 2, 2018


About the Event

Fairfield University is once again a proud sponsor of the Faxon Law Half Marathon and 5K Saturday June 2 and Sunday, June 3, 2018. And back for another year is the Lil Stags Kids Fun Run on June 2, as well as the Lucas Challenge, which dares runners to run the 5K and half marathon. Those who take on the Lucas Challenge – a total of 16.2 miles in 24 hours - receive an exclusive hat, a medal, a one-of-a-kind race bib, and a bottle of Henkell Sparkling wine.

Students, alumni, family members, friends, or faculty/staff of Fairfield University and Fairfield Prep running either the half marathon, the 5K, or the Lucas Challenge, can receive a special discount, and children ages 4-12 of Fairfield town residents, Fairfield University alumni, and University faculty/staff can run the Lil' Stags Kids Fun Run complementary of Fairfield. See discount codes below.

Register for a race

University Half Marathon/Lucas Challenge $10 Discount Code: STAGHALF

University 5K $5 Discount Code: STAG5K

Lil’ Stags Kids Fun Run: FAIRFIELDKIDS

Fairfield Prep $5 Discount Code: PREP2018

Packet Pickup

Packet pick up is Friday, June 1 from Noon - 6p.m. & Saturday, June 2 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Fairfield University Barone Campus Center, 1073 North Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT.


Early Packet Pick-Up, Barone Campus Center, Fairfield University
Friday, June 1 from Noon - 6 p.m. (ALL RACES)
Saturday, June 2 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Half Marathon ONLY)

Saturday, June 2, Jennings Beach:
6:45 - 8:00 a.m. - Race Day Packet Pick-Up (5k & Kids Fun Run ONLY) NO SHUTTLE SERVICE AVAILABLE!
8:00 a.m. - 5K Start
8:45 a.m. - Post-Race Party!
9:00 a.m. - Lil’ Stags Kids Fun Run  

Sunday, June 3, Jennings Beach:
6:30 a.m. – Noon - Fairfield Downtown Train Station Complimentary Shuttle Service Begins. NO FAIRFIELD METRO STATION SHUTTLE.
6:45 - 8:00 a.m. - Half Marathon Race Day Packet Pick-Up
8:00 a.m. - Half Marathon Start
9:45 a.m. - Post-Race Beach Party!  

Fairfield University Cheer Station

Are you supporting someone running in the Fairfield Half Marathon on Sunday, June 3? Make sure to join Lucas and other members of the Stag family during the race at our Fairfield University cheer station filled with music, snacks, and spirit. Wear your Fairfield University gear and be ready to cheer!

WHEN: Sunday, June 3 at 8:15 a.m.
WHERE: 321 Puritan Road, Fairfield, CT 06890 (At the corner of Puritan Road and Birch Road)
DIRECTIONS: Please park at the Fairfield YMCA located at 841 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. You have the option to take a shuttle at 8:15 a.m. from this location or you can walk (10 minutes) to our cheer station at any point. Refer to the map below.

Course Maps

For more information on the race view our News@ article →.