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Eversource Hartford Marathon, Half Marathon, Team 26.2 Relay & Charity 5K

Eversource Hartford Marathon, Half Marathon, Team 26.2 Relay & Charity 5K will be held Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Bushnell Park,  Hartford, CT.

The event is organized by the Hartford Marathon Foundation.

The event features several different races including a Marathon, Charity 5K, Half Marathon, 13.1 Relay, Kids K, a virtual version and more.

Hartford Marathon Foundation  has an extraordinarily complete website with everything you could want to know about the event, plus you can register there. We have included just the race start times and locations below.

Go here for everything else including registration:


HMF Fitness Expo & Packet Pickup, XL Center

Sat, Oct 2: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Thurs, Oct 7: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Fri, Oct 8: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Click here for more details.

Race Day, Bushnell Park

Race Start Times
8:00 AM (Wheelchair start: 7:55 AM): Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay – Capitol Avenue & Washington Street
8:20 AM: 5K – Buckingham Street
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM: Bushnell Park activities

Click here for map of Bushnell Park Services Map.

Finish Line Expo & Post-Race Festivities
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Bushnell Park

The event supports a number of state-wide charities.

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Steel Rail Half Marathon and 8K

The Steel Rail Half Marathon and 8K will be held Sunday, May 19, 2019. The half marathon will start at the Berkshire Mall in Lanesboro , MA and end at the Visitors center in Adams, MA. The 8K will begin 8K back from the Half Marathon route end and also finish at the Visitors Center. Got that?

Parking will be at the Berkshire Mall parking lot at J.C. Penny’s. The 8K parking will be at the Cheshire Elementary School, Cheshire Town garage and on-street parking.

Buses will take runners’ belongings to the finish line as well as schlep participants back to the Berkshire Mall after the award ceremonies.

The registration is as complicated as the parking.

Registration is limited to the first 1,000 entrants and 300 for the 8K.

Go to to register.

Entry fees:

$65 half, $30 8K  by Feb. 28th

$75 half,  $35 8K  Mar 1st – Apr. 30th

$85 half, $40 8K  May 1st – May 16th

Tech short-sleeved shirts to everyone (both races) who register by April  15th.

All 8K runners get short sleeved T shirt if registered by April 15th.


Friday, May 17th at Berkshire Running Center, 34 Depot St, Pittsfield, MA

10:00 am- 6:00 pm   Packet pickup

Saturday, May 18th

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Packet pickup

Race Day

7:00 am – 8:45 am at Berkshire Mall Half marathon packet pickup

8:30 am – 9:30 am at the Ashuwillticook Trail Head 8K packet pickup

9:30 am  Half Marathon begins

10:00 am  8K begins

Custom medals to all half marathon finishers. For all finishers  one free Berkshire  Brewing Co beer (with ID); $3 food voucher and music after the races.

Half marathon awards to overall male and female top three places and top three finishers in each of seven age categories.

8K awards to overall male and female top three places and top three in each of seven age categories.

A portion of the race proceeds will benefit maintenance and expansion of the Ashuwillticook Rail trail.

$46,000 has been raised over the past six years.

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