Celebrate finish line moments with a #runHartford selfie at the Mobile Medal, a life-sized 3D structure making stops locally. Bring non-perishable donations for FoodShare and receive an event cow bell to liven up your race festivities!

Thursday, October 8: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm outside of Fleet Feet Sports, West Hartford (1003 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford)
Friday, October 9: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Glastonbury Center
Saturday, October 10: 9:00 am – 10:00 am at Bushnell Park in Hartford (on Trinity Street near the Arch)
Saturday, October 10: 11:00 am – noon near the Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows
Sunday, October 11: 9:00 am – 11:00 am at Bushnell Park in Hartford (on Trinity Street near the Arch)


Make the 13.1 mile half marathon accomplishment mean even more during this unprecedented time – 100% of the $25 virtual race entry fee will be donated to charity. Learn all about the participant swag, support and digital enhancements below. Run this historic race knowing you are participating in something much bigger than a typical road race. This is movement for a purpose.


  • 100% of the $25 race entry fee donated to the HMF GIVES, a fund to support urgent needs of local charities
  • High quality short sleeve technical shirt in new fit and fabric for 2020!
    • Check the sizing chart and more details on shirts HERE.
    • Race swag will be mailed out to all participants by October 15 (size/style not guaranteed for registants after September 20)
  • Commemorative Finisher Medal


  • Downloadable Race Bib.
  • Downloadable Finisher Certificate.
  • Extensive Training Resources. DETAILS
  • Custom Running Playlist curated by the professionals at Powerstation Events.
    • Six hours of thumping music for you to enjoy during your training efforts or on race weekend!



Take on one of our epic multi-race challenges and earn an additional custom medal!

Upgrade registration to the Grit & Gutsy 4. Tackle the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Marathon over the four days of October 8 – 11, 2020 to earn the exclusive Grit & Gutsy 4 Medal! Note, there is a $10 fee to participate in any Challenge.


Upgrade registration to the Driven By Purpose 3 by finishing the 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon over the four days of the Eversource Hartford Marathon to earn the exclusive Driven By Purpose 3 Medal!

To upgrade registration and add the Challenge, log into your Haku Account


Race activities must be completed between 12:00 AM on Thursday, October 8th and 11:59 PM on Sunday, October 11th and submitted through your personal Haku account by 11:59 PM on Monday, October 12th. For complete details regarding activity tracking, wearable devices, timing, and results submission, CLICK HERE

The following categories will be scored in results:

  • Top 5 Overall Male & Females
  • Male Age Group – 12-14, and 5-year age groups from 15-80+
  • Female Age Group – 12-14, and 5-year age groups from 15-80+
  • Physically Challenged
  • Push-rim wheelchair
  • Visually Impaired/Blind Runners division

Note – participants must be 12 years or older to participate in the half marathon


  • Commemorative Awards will be mailed to the Top 5 Overall Male & Females
  • To be eligible for an award, athletes must submit verification of their activity


  • Visit the HMF Shop for new styles and race classics to commemorate your finish, all with FREE shipping! SHOP


Missing the extra goodies from partners and vendors on race day? Visit all of the virtual expo booths on RUNetwork, and check out the Virtual Race Bag for great discounts and deals from a variety of awesome HMF partners. Please consider supporting them if you are able.


Please adhere to social distancing recommendations and follow all public safety directives.