Kids at start

HMF FitKids Run

Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT
Start Time: 9:30 AM


Includes_FitKidsWe offer an HMF FitKids race at this event. All FitKids races are $10 and offer several distances. Your child should run in the distance most appropriate to their age (click here for age/distance chart). Parents/escorts accompanying their children may run for free. All children must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian to participate. Waivers are signed during the registration process. Register online using the button above or register in person on race day. All participants receive a finisher’s medal and a “Super Kid” cape. 

Marathon_kids_capeWhere does the Kids Race Start: On the east side of Bushnell Park by the Pump House
Distances offered: ¼ mile, ½ mile, and one-mile

We begin the Kids event with the Mascot Invitational! Watch the Husky Dog race against the Guida’s Cow and Ronald McDonald as they make their way to the finish line. Lots of your favorite characters participate and all the mascots will be available for hugs and photos before and after the race too. Come cheer them on!

Registration, Start/Finish Line & HMF Kids Fit Zone all located on the east side of Bushnell Park by the Pump House. See map.

Parents – Please remember you MUST wear your matching “parent” bib when your child races.

Schedule of events:

  • 8:00 AM – Race Day registration opens
  • 9:30 AM – Mascot Invitational
  • 9:35 AM - Kids Races Begin
    Order of races:
    • ¼ Mile Run
    • ½ Mile Run
    • 1 Mile Run

Each event will begin after the last child has safely completed the previous distance event.

Please line up in the appropriate starting corral designated for your child’s race prior to the start time of the race distance.