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Sunday, March 19

Hartford, CT

HMF FitKids Run: 12:30 PM

5K: 1:00 PM

Registration is still open, bring a friend to run or walk!

O'Hartford 5K
Those registered by March 12 will have race bibs mailed to them this week. Only go to the Registration & Bib Pick-up tent with questions or if you did not receive your bib in the mail.

If you registered after Sunday, March 12, pickup your race bib at the Registration & Bib Pick-up tent between 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM. To speed up your bib pick-up experience, log in to your haku participant account and download or print your own unique Check-in Pass before you get in line. The pass can be downloaded and saved in your phone images or Apple Wallet, or printed out. 

Your soccer scarf and water bottle will be available for pick up at the SWAG tent before or after the event.
Please note: No baggage check available on race day.
The race starts on Huyshope Avenue and finishes on the field of Trinity Health Stadium. DIRECTIONS

Free parking locations are available. Review all available options, plan ahead and please leave early if you seek a parking spot near the stadium. Roads close at 12:45 pm (Huyshope Avenue between Masseek Street and Wawarme Avenue closes at 11:30 am). PARKING LOCATIONS

Please help give back to the community - donate nonperishable food in the HMF Can tent at Packet Pickup to support the Hartford Public High School “Grub Pub”, part of the Stop & Shop School Food Pantry Program. Learn More Pick up a free reusable shopping bag as a thanks for your donation from Stop & Shop; plus, all who donate are entered in a raffle for a free race registration to the Middletown 5K on April 2, compliments of Trinity Health Of New England Orthopedics.

The race will start on Huyshoppe Avenue, just outside of Trinity Health Stadium and will consist of one corral with “Self Seed” pace per mile signs to assist with participant spacing.

Police and course monitors will be on the course. However, the roads are open to local vehicle travel. Markings & Amenities:
  • Yellow signs with blue arrows mark all turns
  • All mile points are marked on the road and with signs
  • Clocks at finish line and along the course
  • Hydration - Pre/Post Race & Mile 1.5
  • Medical personnel on site
  • Event alert system notifications in the pre-race area and at the water station

Please do not litter on the beautiful course! 5K COURSE MAP

POST RACE: 1:15  2:30 PM
Registered participants can enjoy great music, vendors, delicious Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ "mini mac attack" and a complimentary Thomas Hooker Brewery beer. Must be 21+ years of age with proper ID.


This event is timed by Bay State Race Services and uses the B-Tag timing system with timing chip attached to the back of the race bib. Please wear the race bib on the front of the shirt. All times are based on NET time (timing mats located at the start and finish).

Preliminary results will be available onsite. Final results will be posted later in the day. RESULTS

Online registration available through race morning. On-site kids' race registration and bib pickup at the Registration & Bib Pick-up tent. Kids aged 2-11 can run ¼ mile or ½ mile races, all kids races are $12. All participants receive a finisher's medal and custom race swag. 

All HMF FitKids Runs will start and finish at the 5K finish line, on the field of Trinity Health Stadium.
Custom sweatshirt and adult and youth tees will be sold at the HMF Merchandise tent on race day. Pre-ordered merchandise will be available for pickup. Payment by major cards or Apple Pay only, no cash accepted. 
Event Merchandise
HMF emergency texting is used ONLY in situations such as event delays, cancellations or last-minute event changes to relay pertinent details. We never use this for marketing or solicitation.

Confirm you elected to receive emergency text messages in your haku profile: once logged in to your account, select "Your Registrations" and check the blue box "I Want To Get Event Updates Via Text:".

We wish you good luck and a great race.
-HMF Staff

PS: Don't forget about the costume contest! Great prizes for the best adult and kids costume. Winning costumes will be selected at random by our judges during the event and announced at the beginning of the awards ceremony.

Thanks to the following partners for their support
O'Hartford Sponsors


Hartford Marathon Foundation  |   860-652-8866