Online registration remains open until 30 minutes before race start (or race sells out).
In-person registration is available at packet pickup.
Paper registration must be postmarked or faxed at least three weeks prior to race day.
Click here to download forms and waivers.


Registration is open at early registration fees through August 31 only:
Half Marathon: $75
Half Marathon Relay Team: $90
5K: $30
Note, price indicated is for adult entry, age group pricing discounts also available.

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Registration for any Hartford Marathon Foundation (HMF) event is non-refundable. However, if registered for an event and unable to participate, registrants may defer entry for credit to a future event (deferment must be made no later than 14 days before race date) or transfer the registration directly to another runner.

HMF virtual events give participants the flexibility to participate when and where it is convenient. As such, there are no refunds and no deferments for virtual events. For complete details on HMF deferments/transfers and all policies, click here.

Note – due to the limited capacity for the event and additional resources required to execute safety measures, there will be no discounted pricing offered for youth or groups.


All participants must show a Photo ID to pick up race packets (parent/guardian of minors must show ID).

Day Before Race: TBD

Race Day: 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM, University of Massachusetts: Haigis Mall, 300 Massachusetts Ave, Amherst, MA 01003

Note: To designate someone to pick up another runner’s race packet, designee must bring a hard copy of this signed waiver/permission slip (included at the bottom of the Running Event Waiver) and a copy of runner’s photo ID. Photocopies or phone pictures of photo ID will be accepted.


logo_HMF_canPlease add gently used sneakers, shoes or boot donations to your race day gear and drop it in the HMF Can tent at Packet Pickup. Your donation will help The Amherst Survival Center.


Get extra special pre-race perks while making a big positive impact for the Amherst Survival Center, official charity partner of race weekend. Team Survival Perks include:

  • An indoor, heated pre-race area
  • Personalized bib (if registered for Team Survival by October 18, 2020)
  • Mail My Packet (if registered for Team Survival by October 18, 2020)
  • Refreshments
  • VIP parking
  • Baggage concierge

100% of your $50 Team Survival fee will go to the Amherst Survival Center.

Add Team Survival option when you register by November 3, 2020.


For the convenience of Half Marathon and Amherst Double participants who plan to come to Amherst on race day only, the mail packet option is available during online registration for $18 per packet and must be reserved by October 18, 2020. To add Mail My Packet separate from online registration, click here to access your Participant Account.

Please note – technical race shirt will be included in mailing.

Please update address changes in your Participant Account by October 18, 2020 to avoid difficulty receiving race packet by mail. To access your Participant Account, click here.


Must be able to complete the Half Marathon in 3 hours or less.
At least 12 years of age on race day to enter the Half Marathon.

All participants (parent/guardian if minor) must sign a Hartford Marathon Foundation waiver form and show a Photo ID to pick up race packet.


For online registration assistance or to confirm your registration, please click here.