VIRTUAL RACE

Not interested in racing in-person this year, but still want to be a part of the 2021 Eversource Hartford Marathon? No problem! Register for the virtual option of the Eversource Hartford Marathon, Eversource Hartford Half Marathon or Charity 5K and still get in on the action! Run or walk your race distance anywhere you’d like! Submit your result through your haku participant account.

PERKS

Register for the virtual Marathon, Half Marathon or 5K to get in on the race action from wherever you’d like! Run or walk anytime during the weekend of Thursday, October 7, through Sunday, October 10.

Virtual Race Benefits:

  • Event swag mailed to your door!
    • Technical race shirt
    • Custom finisher’s medal
  • Verified Results DETAILS
    • Results must be submitted through your haku account between 12:00 AM on Thursday, 10/7 and 11:59 PM on Monday, 10/11.
    • Advanced wearable technology integrations
  • Virtual Enhancements DETAILS
    • Downloadable race bib
    • Customizable finisher certificate
    • Custom running playlist curated by the professionals at Powerstation Events

Virtual race participants are urged not to run the official race course on Saturday morning (October 9); doing so will threaten capacity compliance and risk a breach of public health and safety requirements. Compliance by all will be necessary to support the safe return to in-person racing for future events.

Registration fee is $45 for each individual virtual race.

This event gives participants the flexibility to participate when and where it is convenient. As such, there are no refunds and no deferments for virtual events.

RESULT SUBMISSION

Participants will be timed and measured using their own timing device. To make your race official, submit a run or walk through your haku participant account between 12:00 AM on Thursday, October 7th and 11:59 PM on Monday, October 11th using one of the two following options:

  • OPTION 1 /// ADD FROM WEARABLE – Sync a compatible wearable device prior to your activity. Results will be uploaded to your haku results platform once your watch resyncs to your application. Once your device syncs, select the activity to submit for results.
    • Compatible with: Suunto / Polar / FitBit / Garmin / Under Armour Fitness
    • Don’t have a wearable device? No problem! Download the Free MapMyRun / MapMyWalk / MapMyFitness App on your smartphone and use it to track your pace, time, and distance. For complete details on how to use the app and track your activities, CLICK HERE
  • OPTION 2 /// ADD MANUALLY – Enter results manually. Feel free to submit an image for verification of your activity.

For details regarding activity tracking, wearable devices, timing, and results submission, CLICK HERE

For issues with haku participant accounts, device syncing or leaderboard data, please contact support@hakusports.com

FRIENDLY REMINDERS

Be safe out there! Please adhere to social distancing recommendations and follow all public safety directives.

FAQS

What is a virtual race?

A virtual race is an alternative race experience that allows runners the freedom and flexibility to take part in a race from wherever they’d like. Simply register online, run or walk the race distance, then upload your finish time to compare it to others.

When do I participate and how does the race get timed?

You must run or walk your race(s) between 12:00 AM on Thursday, October 7th and 11:59 PM on Sunday, October 10th and must be submitted through your haku participant account by 11:59 PM on Monday, October 11th.

All virtual race options will be timed and measured using your own timing device.

Where do I run?

Anywhere you want! Start right at your front door, jump on a treadmill, head to your favorite bike trail, or create and explore a special new route to commemorate the race. Just be safe, adhere to social distancing recommendations, and follow all public safety directives.