MARATHON

DESCRIPTION

The Eversource Hartford Marathon showcases the revitalized riverfronts of Hartford and East Hartford with breathtaking views of the Connecticut River and classic New England charm of Old Main Street, South Windsor.

Event Records:
Male: 2:15:35 – set by Abiyot Endale in 2012
Female: 2:33.26 – set by Ramilia Burangulova in 2003
Masters Male: 2:23:52 – set by Wieslaw Perszke in 2003
Masters Female: 2:33.26 – set by Ramilia Burangulova in 2003

COURSE LIMITS

Marathon course limit is 6 hours. To finish within these time limits, runners must maintain a pace of approximately 13:44 minutes per mile. Official finishing times are recorded through 6 hours. More…

COURSE SUPPORT

  • ChronoTrack B-Tag timing and results. More…
  • Mile markers at every mile; clocks at several mile marks
  • Timing tracking mats at Start, 10K, Mile 13.1, Mile 17, Mile 20, Mile 25.1. More…
  • Fluids (water and nuun performance: electrolytes & carbohydrates. Details…)
    • Mile 2.5
    • Mile 3.6
    • Mile 4.8
    • Mile 6.3
    • Mile 8.5
    • Mile 9.4
    • Mile 10.1
    • Mile 12.5
    • Mile 13.6
    • Mile 14.6
    • Mile 16.4
    • Mile 17.6
    • Mile 19.5
    • Mile 20.5
    • Mile 22
    • Mile 23.7
    • Mile 24.4
    • Mile 25.1
  • GU Energy Gel
    • Mile 8.5
    • Mile 13.6
    • Mile 20.5
  • Candy Stand: If your energy is flagging, you’ll find a burst of tasty treats and motivations waiting for you with an assortment of candy, sugary delights, and flat soda!
    • Mile 22
  • Entertainment, toilets, medical support along the entire route
  • Event alert system notifications at the pre-race area & water stations along the course. More...
  • Injured runners - injured runners will be transported either to the Medical Unit at the finish line or Hartford Hospital (emergency phone: 860-545- 5000). All runners are asked to help by reporting injuries or downed runners to fluid station personnel or route monitors along the course.
  • Drop out runners - runners unable to finish the race may stop at any fluid station along the course for assistance. Sweep vans pick up runners when possible and drop them off at the finish area. If you drop out of the race, remove your B-Tag and dispose of it before crossing the finish line.

PACE TEAMS

Pace leaders are a free service available to help athletes achieve their goal times. Pace leader information coming in 2018.

DIVISIONS AND AWARDS

This event is timed by Granite State Race Services and uses the B-Tag timing system (timing chip is attached to the back of the race bib). Please wear the race bib on the front of the shirt.

DIVISIONS:

  • Top 8 Overall Male and Female
  • Top 3 Master’s Male and Female
  • Male Age Group – 16-19, and 5-year age groups from 20-80+
  • Female Age Group – 16-19, and 5-year age groups from 20-80+
  • Clydesdale (men 200+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 150+lbs.)
  • Physically Challenged
  • Push-rim wheelchair (no awards in the hand-crank division)
  • Visually Impaired/Blind Runners division

AWARDS:

  • Commemorative Awards to the Top 8 Overall and Top 3 in Each Division
  • Prize Money to the top finishers. More…
  • Separate Prize Money awarded to top New England’s Finest finishers. More..

Monetary awards based on gun time, all others awarded on chip time.

No “double-dipping”.

BOSTON QUALIFYING

Marathon finishers can use “net” time for qualifying for the Boston Marathon. Net time starts as runners leave the start line and B-Tag is noted, so this time shows actual time on the course. Results are automatically sent to the B.A.A. from the Hartford Marathon Foundation.

NOT ALLOWED ON THE COURSE

No bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, or motorized vehicles. No dogs. No unregistered runners or walkers. Headphones discouraged.

ENTERTAINMENT

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