CHALLENGE SERIES

Get inspired to reach new goals with a variety of race packages in 2018. Regardless of race finish time, distance or experience, there’s a challenge to crush!

One-click registration links for Challenge events are available below. NOTE, if already registered for an event(s) in the Challenge, please register for the remaining event(s) in the Challenge individually. Use the same email, last name and date of birth during registration to link the events together for the Challenge.

HMF MONEY MEDLEY

NEW competitive race series with payouts to the top 3 male and female in each of four divisions – Open: Under 40, Masters: 40+, Grand Masters: 50+ and Seniors: 60+. Total prize purse of $3000, with payouts of $175, $125, $75 to division winners.

Age is based on age on date of Old Wethersfield 10K 2018. Scoring is based on total elapsed time of an individual (net time) for the following four races:

O’Hartford 5K
Harvard Pilgrim Middletown 10 Mile
Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon
Old Wethersfield 10K
No “double- dipping” in awards. Masters will be scored as 40 – 49, Grand Masters will be scored as 50 – 59.
Participants competing in the Money Medley may also participate in other HMF Challenges.

PROGRESSIVE CHALLENGE

Gradually increase race mileage to complete a half marathon goal – whether it’s finishing your first half or racing for a PR. Series participants will earn a commemorative finisher medal and a free training guide to help build mileage to achieve the goal.

Legends 3.5
Amica Iron Horse 10K
Eversource Hartford Half Marathon

10K CHALLENGE

Run 6.2 miles through each of three quintessentially Connecticut communities. The updated series shows off the beauty of quaint downtowns, quiet riverside trails and serene waterfront destinations. Earn a special medal 10K Challenge medal for achieving the goal in August.

Burlington to Collinsville Classic
Mystic 10K
Old Wethersfield 10K

CONNECTICUT DOUBLE

Train from 13.1 to 26.2 and earn an impressive Connecticut Double medal, in addition to earning a commemorative Eversource Hartford Marathon 25th running medal after finishing under the iconic arch in Hartford. Start the quest in the beautiful shoreline community of Mystic in May and then use HMF’s free marathon training guide to get ready to conquer Hartford in October.

Mystic Half Marathon
Eversource Hartford Marathon

TRISTATE HALF MARATHON CHALLENGE

Travel the region with HMF and complete three half marathons to earn the new TriState Challenge medal and super sweet swag. Enjoy running past scenic farmland in Simsbury, CT, then head to the beach along beautiful Westerly and Watch Hill, RI roads before finishing up in the charming New England college town of Amherst, MA. No event substitutions allowed.

Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon (Simsbury, CT)
Surftown Half Marathon (Westerly, RI)
Amherst Half Marathon (Amherst, MA)

BIG SCREEN SCRAMBLE SERIES

The Thursday evening summer 5K race series is a party on the Riverfront in Hartford. Meet HMF at the movies for this summer’s theme – it’s all about movie genres, pick a character and run with it! Creative swag and awards, cold beer and post-race party food – plus re-designed Big Screen Scramble Series medal.

Riverfront Scrambles Presented By Stanley Black & Decker

O’RACE TRINITY & LUCKY CHALLENGES

A festive St. Paddy’s themed 5K race series across CT! Choose either the 3-race Trinity Challenge or the 4-race Lucky Challenge and earn different themed swag at each event and race medals that form the map of Ireland – run all 4 to complete the map! (Note: If you’re doing 3 races, you must run both Courthouse O’Putnam 5K and O’Niantic 5K for your medal to connect.) Plus Irish music, cold beer, yummy nosh and creative costume awards at every event.

O’Shenanigans 5K
Courthouse O’Putnam 5K
O’Niantic 5K
O’Hartford 5K