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Schedule of Events

Saturday - October 11, 2014



Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT

Start Time:  8:00 AM (Wheelchair Start: 7:55 AM)

PRE-RACE FESTIVITIES - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1:

7:00 pm
Spirit of the Marathon II - film featuring the personal journeys of a new cast of seven athletes as they run the iconic streets of Rome, Italy.  More details and tickets...
Spotlight Theatre, Hartford

PRE-RACE FESTIVITIES - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7:

9:30 am - 11:30 am
HMF FitKids In School  Rentschler Field, East Hartford

PRE-RACE FESTIVITIES - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9:

11:00 am - 7:00 pm Health & Fitness Expo XL Center
     
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Registration & Packet Pickup XL Center
     
5:30 pm Yoga for Runners - $10 for registered NU Hartford Marathon runners
Downtown Yoga, Hartford
     
7:00 pm
Girls Night - Inspiring Stories from Fearless Women: Kathrine Switzer and Molly Barker. Join us for an evening with women who have empowered generations of women to become runners.
Hartford Hilton Hotel

PRE-RACE FESTIVITIES - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10:

11:00 am - 7:00 pm Health & Fitness Expo XL Center
     
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Registration & Packet Pickup (Last chance to register and/or pick up packets!) XL Center
     
12:00 pm Yoga in the Park for Runners - $10 for registered NU Hartford Marathon runners
Bushnell Park (rain location:  Downtown Yoga, Hartford)
     
3:30 pm Health and Performance Symposium for Runners
FREE at the Health & Fitness Expo
XL Center
     
6:00 pm One Mile Friday
Hartford, CT
     
6:30 pm Pasta Supper The Hartford Club

RACE DAY - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11:

6:00 am Gear Check Bushnell Memorial Hall, Capitol Avenue
     
7:00 am Meet Our Pace Leaders.  If you want to join a pace group in the half marathon or marathon, meet up with the pace leaders right outside the Bushnell Memorial Hall (where gear check is located.) Look for the tall PACE GROUP signs. Bushnell Memorial Hall, Capitol Avenue
     
8:00 am  Race Start:
Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon
& Team Relay

(Wheelchair Start: 7:55 am)
Capitol Ave. & Washington St.
     
8:00 am Race Start:
Hartford 5K
Buckingham & Washington St. 
     
8:00 am - 2:00 pm Finish Line Expo & Post-Race Festivities Bushnell Park 
     
9:30 am  Mascot Invitational  Elm Street & Pulaski Circle at Bushnell Park
      
9:30 am  Race Start
HMF FitKids Run
Elm Street & Pulaski Circle at Bushnell Park

POST RACE - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12:

9:00 am
Stretching for Runners - $10 for registered NU Hartford Marathon runners Downtown Yoga, Hartford
     
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Recovery Clinic, Hosted and sponsored by Select Physical Therapy and Fleet Feet West Hartford.  RSVP to kfeda@selectmedical.com - first 50 to register receive special gift.
29 North Main, West Hartford

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE:


There will be over 35 bands along the course with live, heart-thumping music to keep you moving. Click here for more details.

BUSHNELL PARK:


Click here to view a race day map of Bushnell Park.