The Old Wethersfield 10K is a double-loop course that runs along the historic streets of Old Wethersfield. The course is flat and fast with one sharp turn. The race ends along an unpaved trail in the scenic Wethersfield cove.


Course Map

HMF continues to closely monitor best safety practices for outdoor events and plan race details following state and local guidelines. Currently, face masks are not required at outdoor events in Connecticut. If race modifications are required, details will be updated on site pages and via email to all registered participants.

Male: 30:26 – set by Sean O’Connor in 2019
Female: 34:44 – set by Annmarie Tuxbury in 2019

Course Suitability for Disabled Athletes:
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Registrants must submit an estimated finish time during the registration process and these times will be used to organize runners at the start. All participants will be required to be at the race start area prior to race start.

All participants will be notified by email the week of the event with race start logistics and need to know updates.


This event is timed by Bay 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.


  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female
  • Male Age Group – 9-14, and 5-year age groups from 15-80+
  • Female Age Group – 9-14, and 5-year age groups from 15-80+
  • Clydesdale (men 200+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 150+lbs.)
  • Disabled Athletes More…


  • Commemorative Awards to the Top 3 in Each Division
  • All awards based on net time
  • No “double dipping”
  • To collect an award after race day, click here


Course limit is 1 hour and 25 minutes for the Old Wethersfield 10K. To finish within these time limits you must maintain a pace of approximately 13:30 minutes per mile. 10K runners must pass the checkpoint at the 2.4 mile mark within 34 minutes. Runners over this time will be directed to finish the 5K course. More…


Course Markings:

  • Yellow signs with blue arrows mark all turns.
  • All mile points are marked on the road and mile signs at each mile.

Course Amenities:

  • Hydration (Water & Nuun Sport Lemon Lime flavor):
    • Pre & Post Race / Mile 1.5 / Mile 2.7 /Mile 4.5
    • Open cup service, handed out at arms length
    • Elongated water station layout to prevent participant congestion
    • Participants are encouraged to carry their own fluids
  • Portalet Locations: Start & Finish
  • Medical personnel.
  • Event alert system notifications in the pre-race area and at water stations along the course. More...


No dogs (service dogs must be identified as such at all times). No unregistered runners or walkers. Headphones discouraged. No bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, or motorized vehicles.

While we do allow baby jogger/strollers in this event, participants must follow the stroller policy detailed HERE.