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Athlete Information

Sunday - June 1, 2014


Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury, CT

Start Time:  10K 7:30 AM, 5K & Half 7:45 AM, Kids 10:30 AM

Note:  Road Closures occur prior to first event.

Schedule of Events heading 

Event Start Times

For safety reasons, please plan to arrive prior to first event!
6:00 a.m. Registration opens for all events at the Bandshell
7:30 a.m. 10K starts
(corner of Mallway/Ironhorse Blvd)
7:45 a.m. 5K and Half Marathon start
5K - corner of Wilcox & Ironhorse Blvd
Half - corner of Phelps Lane & Ironhorse Blvd
9:00 a.m.     5K Awards at the Bandshell
9:15 a.m. 10K Awards at the Bandshell
10:00 a.m. Half Marathon Awards at the Bandshell
10:30 a.m. HMF FitKids Run 

Pre-Race Activities

Amica Inspiration Station:  Amica Insurance wants the athletes to be inspired!  The Amica Inspiration Station allows for families, friends and athletes to create a poster with words of encouragement to all of the runners.

Post-Race Festivities

Great food, music and race award presentations await your arrival at the finish area at the Bandshell at Simsbury Meadows on Iron Horse Boulevard.

logo_FitKidsFinish Line Village

Participants and spectators in the Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K experience our Finish Line Village. The exhibitors promote health and fitness for both adults and children.

Divisions and Awards heading 

This event is timed by Bay State Race Services and uses the B-Tag timing system (timing chip is attached to the back of your race bib). Please wear your race bib on the front of your shirt. 

5K, 10K and Half Marathon CATEGORIES:
  • Top three overall male and female finishers
  • Male Age Group
  • Female Age Group
  • Clydesdale (men 200+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 150+lbs.)
  • Wheelchair

  • Half & 10K - 5-year age groups from 15 & under-80+ (Half Marathon will be timed both gun and chip)
  • 5K Race - 5-year age groups from 9 & under-80+

  • Top 3 overall male/female
  • Top 3 in each male/female age division
  • Finisher medals to all children in the HMF FitKids Run

  • All registered runners in the Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K will receive a finisher medal.

No "double dipping"

Directions and Parking heading 


Parking is located at the commuter parking lots located on Iron Horse Blvd. Click here for additional parking locations in Simsbury.

After 6:45 a.m., access to the parking lots must be made from Rte. 10.


The Hartford Marathon Foundation has an emergency texting service in place to be used in situations such as event cancellations or other emergencies where information needs to be delivered directly to you. We will be using this system for this event.

If we have changes to a race at the last minute, we can text you and inform you of the issue and what the plan is for the day of the race, and potentially save you time, money and sleep.

NOTE: We never use this information for anything other than real emergencies.

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Text IRONHORSE to 84483 to receive Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon, 10K & 5K alerts from HMF Events.

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Title Sponsor

Amica Insurance

Amica Mutual Insurance Company, nationally known for exceptional customer service and going the distance, appreciates the marathoners’ passion, determination and achievement of personal excellence. The company is a national writer of automobile, homeowners, marine, and personal umbrella liability insurance. Life coverage is available through Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more than 3,200 people in 40 offices across the country.

Amica is considered the best kept secret in the industry. Founded in 1907, customers previously only knew of this award winning Company by word of mouth. Want to learn more? Visit or call 866-51-AMICA (26422) to be connected to an office near you.

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