No blarney, this is a fast and flat 5K! Get in your favorite green gear for a St. Paddy’s themed race that starts and finishes in front of Niantic Bay Bicycles. Run by the quiet, off-season cottages in the Pine Grove community of Niantic.

All participants receive cozy Irish argyle socks and a complimentary photo to commemorate a great race. Participants 21+ (with ID) also enjoy an ice cold craft beer from the Niantic Public House and everyone enjoys some fresh food to re-fuel.

Lucky Challenge – Participate in all 4 O’race 5Ks and earn the big bling! NEW in 2022, options for virtual/in-person combos to achieve the Lucky Challenge goal. Start with O’Shenanigans, then take on the Courthouse O’Putnam, O’Niantic and O’Hartford. DETAILS

HMF FitKids: Bring the little leprechauns for the Wee Mile, a 100 yard, ½ mile or mile race for kids ages 2-11.

Give Back: Please help give back to the community that has opened their streets for race participants. Donate nonperishable food in the HMF Can tent at Packet Pickup to help Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center. The food donation drive is supported by Stop & Shop.

SUPPORT the children of Ukraine with a donation to UNICEF USA aid efforts. Donate $25 or more, HMF will send a bumper sticker with our thanks. DONATE NOW

#ONiantic – Share race moments and visit the Facebook Event page to connect with other participants.