Run the northeast corner of Connecticut in a fun 5K! Start and finish in picturesque downtown Putnam and take on the rolling course along the Putnam River Trail with scenic views of the Quinebaug River. The post-race party tops off the Irish celebration at Courthouse Bar & Grille. Costumes definitely encouraged!

Swag includes an Irish themed knit beanie. After the finish, enjoy a hot corned beef sandwich on a pretzel bun from the Courthouse Bar & Grille. Participants 21+ (with ID) also receive an ice cold craft beer.

Lucky Challenge – Participate in all 4 O’ Races and earn the big bling! Check out the options for virtual/in-person combos to achieve the Lucky Challenge goal. Start with O’Shenanigans, then take on the Courthouse O’Putnam, O’Niantic and either the O’Hartford 5K or 10K. DETAILS

New Lil’ Lucky Challenge – Not up for all four O’ Races? Be a part of the special Lil’ Lucky weekend Challenge, participant in this 2 O’ Race challenge to earn special bling! Take part in both the O’ Shenanigans 5K and the Courthouse O’ Putnam 5K and earn the Lil’ Lucky medal! DETAILS

HMF FitKids: Bring the little leprechauns for the FitKids Run, a ¼ or ½ mile race for kids ages 2-11.

Give Back: Please help give back to the community that has opened their streets for race participants. Donate nonperishable food in the HMF Can tent at the post race party area, near Courthouse Bar & Grille, to support Interfaith Human Services of Putnam Daily Bread Food Pantry. HMF Can is supported by Stop & Shop, pick up a free reusable shopping bag as a thanks for your donation; plus, all who donate are entered in a raffle for a $30 gift card to Courthouse Bar & Grille, with their appreciation for supporting IHSP Daily Bread Food Pantry.

#oputnam – Share race moments and visit the Facebook Event page to connect with other participants.