CHALLENGE SERIES

Get inspired to reach new goals with a variety of race packages in 2019. 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.

LUCKY CHALLENGE

The St. Paddy’s themed four-race 5K series across CT gets better every year – each race provides cold beer, yummy nosh, Irish music and creative costume awards! Earn matching race accessories as swag at each event and a pint glass for completing the challenge. Plus, connect the four race medals to form a celtic symbol.

O’Shenanigans 5K – March 9
Courthouse O’Putnam 5K – March 10
O’Niantic 5K – March 16
O’Hartford 5K – March 17

PROGRESSIVE CHALLENGE

Gradually increase race mileage to complete a half marathon goal – whether it’s finishing a first-ever 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.

Middletown 3.5 Mile – April 7
Mystic 10K – May 19*
Eversource Hartford Half Marathon – October 12

10K CHALLENGE

A perfect race distance – times three! Kick off the series of 6.2 milers in communities across CT with an inaugural race in New London this spring. Earn a special medal for achieving the goal in August.

L+M Hospital Spring Stride 10K  – April 28*(Link coming soon!)
Achilles CT Hope & Possibility® 10K – July 21
Old Wethersfield 10K – August 25

CONNECTICUT TRIPLE

The state challenge is getting kicked up a notch with a NEW three-race series that will earn bragging rights and an impressive and stately medal at the end (in addition to finisher medals at each event!).

Burlington to Collinsville 10K – May 5
Iron Horse Half Marathon – June 2
Eversource Hartford Full Marathon – October 12

FESTIVUS SCRAMBLE CHALLENGE

Get festive with Riverfront Scramble race themes – it’s the holiday season all summer long! The big bling Festivus Scramble Series medal will be awarded to participants who register in advance and race all three Riverfront Scramble events:

June 27 – Halloween
July 25 – Christmas in July
August 22 – Half-way to St. Paddy’s Day

Riverfront Scrambles Presented By Stanley Black & Decker

TRISTATE HALF MARATHON CHALLENGE

This trio of 13.1 milers takes participants on beautiful courses in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts that all boast amazing views and provide lots of course support. Road trip with running buddies and each take home a commemorative medal in the end.

Mystic Half – May 19*
Surftown Half – September 8
Amherst Half – November TBD

GIRL SQUAD CHALLENGE

Get the squad together to accomplish a challenge as a team and earn a connecting medal (think medal version of a BFF necklace for 3 people!).

Join the Red Dress Run 5K as an open team (each person runs the 5K). Split up the swim, bike and run of the Women’s Triathlon (triathletes may compete solo and as part of a team, but only one leg will count for the team). Each run a leg of the Amherst Half Relay (half marathoners may compete solo and as part of a team, but only one leg will count for the team).

Red Dress Run – July 13
Women’s Triathlon Relay – September 8*
Amherst Half Marathon 3-person Relay – November TBD

HO HO HOliday Series!

Celebrate the season! Run or walk in three holiday-themed races, each with a community beneficiary to encourage a spirit of giving back. Series participants earn a commemorative ornament and will don festive swag from each falalala fun family event.

Norwich Winterfest – TBD
Blue Back Mitten Run – December 8
Run for a Claus – December 15*