SPECTATORS

ATHLETE TRACKING

Friends and family can track a runner’s progress in the marathon or half marathon by signing up in advance to receive text messages. More…

QUICK ANSWERS

How can I find out if a runner has finished?
Results for all events will be published on HMF’s website immediately as a runner crosses the finish line.

How can I find out if someone has dropped out of the race or is in the Medical Area?
Check at the Information Tent located on the east side of Bushnell Park. Click here for a detailed map of Bushnell Park.

What are the best places to watch the marathon?
Start – Capitol Avenue in front of the CT State Capitol
Mile 2 – Pearl Street, Hartford
Mile 4 – Riverfront Plaza at the Founders Bridge, Hartford
Mile 14 – Old Main Street & Chapel Road, South Windsor
Mile 20 – Old Main Street & Pleasant Valley Road, South Windsor
Mile 24 – High Five Mile! Prospect Street, East Hartford
Mile 25 – Riverfront Plaza at the Founders Bridge, Hartford
Mile 26 – Under the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch at Bushnell Park

What are the best places to watch the half marathon?
Start – Capitol Avenue in front of the CT State Capitol
Mile 8.5 (Half) – St. Mary’s House, 275 Steele Road, West Hartford
Mile 9 (Half) – Cheer Zone in Elizabeth Park
Mile 10 (Half) – Elizabeth Park Rose Garden, West Hartford
Mile 13 – Under the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch at Bushnell Park

What’s the best access to downtown Hartford while the race is in progress?
Via I-91 or I-84. Park west or north of Bushnell Park and plan to walk 4-5 blocks to the finish line. Be aware that local streets will be closed to vehicle traffic.

RACE DAY PARKING

Details coming soon!

ENTERTAINMENT

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STANLEY BLACK & DECKER FINAL TURN

Catch runners on the corner of Pearl and Ford streets, just before the last turn under the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Arch. The Stanley Black & Decker Final Turn features music and festivities to keep spectators and runners energy high.