REGISTRATION INFO

Below information pertains to the in-person half marathon & 10K races ONLY:

WHAT YOU GET

  • Short sleeve technical shirt (size chart)
    • Register by April 23, 2024 to guarantee size, first come first serve after this date.
  • Custom designed finisher medal
  • Fresh food served up fresh by local partners, and grab & go snacks featuring Bakery On Main

SHORELINE CHALLENGE

Soak in scenic shoreline runs with a combo of the best coastal races around! Register for your distance of choice at each of the following three events to be rewarded with the Shoreline Challenge medal upon completion in September:

Registration can be done for the three separate events/distances of choice within any one of these event registration processes. If already registered for one or two events, simply register for the second or third and you’ll automatically be added to the Challenge. Streamline the registration process by Registering Here

* Both the in-person and virtual race options are eligible for the Shoreline Challenge

DEADLINES & CAPACITY

Online registration remains open until 30 minutes before race start (or race sells out).
In-person registration is available at packet pickup.
Click here to download forms and waivers.

FEES

Register now to guarantee your spot in the race! Current registration pricing HERE

Refund Protection available for purchase at the time of registration only. Registrants may also defer entry for credit to a future HMF event (no later than 14 days before race date) or transfer registration directly to another participant. Read the details on updated policies HERE

*Refund Protection is unavailable with challenge bundle registration. To purchase this protection, register individually for each event.

HMF virtual events give participants the flexibility to participate when and where it is convenient. As such, there are no refunds and no deferments for virtual events. For complete details on HMF deferments/transfers and all policies, click here.

PACKET PICKUP

All participants must show a Photo ID to pick up race packets (parent/guardian of minors must show ID).

Show your Check-in Pass at packet pickup to speed up the process. Download your Check-in Pass onto your phone within your participant account.

Credit Cards and Apple Pay accepted for race day race registration and event merchandise. No cash.


Thursday Before Race: 4:00 to 6:00 PM – Goodwin University, Riverside Drive, East Hartford, CT 06118
Day Before Race: 3:00 to 5:00 PM – Kelley’s Pace in Olde Mistick Village, 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355
Race Day: 5:30 to 6:30 AM – Olde Mistick Village, 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355

Note: To designate someone to pick up another runner’s race packet, designee must bring or show a copy of this signed waiver/permission slip. Photocopies or phone pictures of the form will be accepted.

WHILE YOU ARE HERE…

logo_HMF_canPlease add a can or two (or more) of nonperishable food to your race day gear and drop it in the HMF Can tent at Packet Pickup. The food donation drive is supported by Stop & Shop and your donation will help the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center, which serves the needy in New London county.

EVENT MERCHANDISE

Custom quarter zips, sweatshirts, adult and youth tees are available in the HMF Shop.

ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS FOR PURCHASE

PRE-PERKS:
Focus on the run and let HMF take care of the pre-race essentials. Perks include:

  • Indoor, heated space with real bathrooms
  • Personalized bib (if registered for PRE Perks by TBD)
  • Mail My Packet (if registered for PRE Perks by TBD)
  • Refreshments
  • Race day VIP parking
  • Personal baggage check

$48 PRE-Perks can be added to your registration until May 15, 2024. CLICK HERE

MAIL MY PACKET:
For the convenience of runners who plan to come to Mystic on race day only, the mail packet option is available during online registration for $20 per packet and must be reserved by Sunday, April 30, 2023. To add Mail My Packet separate from online registration, click here to access your Participant Account.

Please update address changes in your Participant Account by Sunday, April 30, 2023 to avoid difficulty receiving race packet by mail. To access your Participant Account, click here.

PERSONALIZED BIB:
Have your first name printed on your race bib by purchasing the Personalized Bib product available during registration for $10. This must be purchased by Sunday April 9, 2023. Please note, your bib will be available for pickup at the race packet pickup(s).

MAIL MY PACKET & PERSONALIZED BIB:
Do you want to have your race packet mailed to you along with a personalized race bib with your first name on it? Purchase the Mail My Packet with Personalized bib product available during registration for $25 by April 9, 2023. To add Mail My Packet with Personalized Bib separate from online registration, click here to access your Participant Account.

PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS

At least 12 years of age on race day to enter the Half Marathon (virtual or in person).
At least 9 years of age on race day to enter the 10K (virtual or in-person).

All participants (parent/guardian if minor) must sign a Hartford Marathon Foundation waiver form and show a Photo ID to pick up race packet.

REGISTRATION HELP

For online registration assistance or to confirm your registration, please click here.

EMERGENCY TEXTING SERVICE

HMF has emergency texting services in place to be used ONLY in situations such as event delays, cancellations or other emergencies. If we have last-minute event changes, we will text pertinent instructions/updates. NOTE: We never use this information for marketing or solicitation.

Confirm you elected to receive emergency text messages in your haku profile. Once logged into your account, select “Your Events” and check the box “I Want To Get Event Updates Via Text”.

OUR RACE IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROSITY OF THESE PARTNERS

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Melinda Carlisle /// Morgan Stanley /// Professional Planning Group /// Dog Watch Café /// Life Just Got Easier ///

Seaport Wealth Management at Janney /// Valenti /// James Watts, DMD /// UBS Financial Services