With a mix of new themes and returning favorites, 2024 challenges look to inspire with a variety of options as well as training resources available through the Support Hub to encourage success. Parlay one awesome race experience to other events to inspire longer-term goals rewarded with commemorative medals – especially great for those that enjoy the satisfaction of earning a beautiful, blingy keepsake to celebrate their efforts.

Bundle registration is available through the links below for one-click challenge sign-up. If already registered for one event, register for the other(s) individually to be added to the Challenge (you will be added to the challenge once all event registrations are complete). Optional Refund Protection for a challenge is now available through the bundle registration links below or within individual event registration.


Enjoy miles along the water of three Connecticut running destinations in the River Run challenge. Start along the Farmington River, then run along the Connecticut River in Hartford and finish the challenge with either distance by the Cove in Old Wethersfield Earn the special commemorative finisher medal.


Take on the Spring Hustle to enjoy some extra motivation through the season! Choose the distances to personalize a challenge plan and achieve three race finishes in this new walker-friendly challenge. Commemorative finisher medal will be provided after the final race in Simsbury.


In a popular return race series, the Shoreline Challenge explores three beautiful race courses in participants’ distance of choice! These scenic courses all feature picturesque water views to fuel you through your race, with a commemorative medal awaiting after the third finish.


The ultimate state challenge…work up from half marathon in June to full marathon distance at the premier 26.2 mile experience in Connecticut. Get support and encouragement through the journey and then celebrate after your iconic finish line moment under the Arch in Hartford with an extra special medal.

Please note, if already registered for one event and wanting to add additional races to participate in a challenge, complete individual race registration prior to any deadlines posted here (if applicable).



The ultimate way to start race season – fun, festive (and fast if you’re up for it!). Challenge yourself to multiple March races then enjoy post-race St. Paddy’s parties, earn lots of themed swag and a beautiful finisher medal! Take on the four-race Lucky Challenge* in two weekends OR join the NEW Li’l Lucky two-race challenge in one weekend (March 9/10 OR March 16/17). Participants enjoying all four races will earn a two-part connecting Lucky Challenge medal and those in the one weekend Li’l Lucky will earn one blingy finisher medal for their efforts. Slainte!

*In-person and virtual race options are available for the 4-race Lucky Challenge only (Li’l Lucky is only available in-person).