NEW – Finish on the field! The annual O’Hartford 5K and Wee Mile o’fficially caps off the four race St. Patrick’s Day series in an exciting new experience together with Hartford’s professional soccer team, Hartford Athletic. The 3.1 mile road race will start outside of Dillon Stadium and run through the historic Colt neighborhood before a spectacular finish on midfield.

All participants will receive a custom made O’Hartford Athletic green and blue soccer scarf. Plus, get a complimentary finish line photo on the field to commemorate this annual St. Paddy’s party and share the memory. After the race, participants 21+ (with ID) will get an ice cold Samuel Adams beer and everyone enjoys Irish nachos, music and festivities. Want to get the party started the evening before? HMF community members can get discounted tickets to the Hartford Athletic season home opener at Dillon Stadium on March 21! DETAILS

HMF Sam Adams Challenge Series: Take on the Lucky Challenge – run all 4 O’race 5Ks across Connecticut and earn the big bling! Start in Southington at O’Shenanigans, then run the Courthouse O’Putnam, O’Niantic and O’Hartford. DETAILS

HMF FitKids: Bring your little leprechauns for Katy’s Wee Mile, a ¼ mile or ½ mile race for kids ages 2-11. Held in honor of dedicated Hartford teacher, HMF participant and volunteer Katy Guidone.

Give Back: Please help give back to the community that has opened their streets for participants. Donations of school supplies will be collected on race day for Noah Webster Magnet School in Hartford in honor of Katy Guidone, a dedicated teacher, HMF participant and volunteer who will forever be dearly missed at O’Hartford. Your donations will be collected at the HMF CAN tent located next to the Registration & Bib Pick-up tent.

Interested in more ways to use this or other events to support a charity or cause? Visit the Run for Good page to learn about group and individual fundraising opportunities.

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