• 30K Teams & Individuals receive:
    • A commemorative warm and cozy crew neck sweatshirt
      • Register by March 28, 2023, to guarantee size, first come, first serve after this date
    • Personal Race Bib (if registered by March 19, 2023)
    • Custom keepsake photo of you (and your team) compliments of FinisherPix
      • Free photo link will be emailed directly to finishers following the race
      • 24-48 hours after the race you can view the full gallery and purchase additional photos
  • Rocky Neck 5K participants will receive a short sleeve technical shirt (size chart)
    • Register by March 28, 2023, to guarantee size, first come, first serve after this date
  • All participants will receive:
    • Custom designed finisher medal
    • Grab & Go snacks to keep you fueled during the race and Hot bRUNch spread served up fresh by local partners
    • Live music and fun steps from the beach!

Event themed merchandise available via the HMF Shop to pick up the day before the race at packet pickup or on race day.


Register early to save and guarantee a 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.


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.


Team Captain or designee will pick up Race Swag for the entire team.

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.

Day Before Race: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Bib & Timing Chip, Sweatshirt/Shirt)

  • Niantic Bay Bicycles, 8 Methodist Street, Niantic, CT 06357

Race Day: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (Bib & Timing Chip Only) /// 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Sweatshirt/Shirt)

  • Rocky Neck State Park, 244 West Main Street, Niantic, Connecticut 06357

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.


The team captain must register themselves and pay for the entire team. Once the team is created, the team captain must invite other team members to register through their Team Captain Participant Account in haku. A unique URL will be sent to each team member to complete their registration.

All teams must be complete with 3 members to compete in the event.


Individual participants must be at least 16 years of age on race day to enter.

Three person team participants must be at least 12 years of age on race day to enter.

5K participants must be at least 5 years of age on race day to enter.

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


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


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”.