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EVENT DATE: Oct 08, 2016

The 23rd running of the Eversource Hartford Marathon will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Powered by New England’s largest utility system, the marathon, half marathon, 5K and HMF FitKids programs benefits more than 100,000 people across the region annually.


Thousands of participants are motivated by charity fundraising efforts, more than $6 million has been raised for charity through the event. Runners participate from all 50 states and every town in Connecticut, with support of the New England’s Finest elite program attracting competitive racers from across the region. Receiving Gold Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport, the marathon was deemed the healthiest road race in the country for its comprehensive waste-reduction and sustainability efforts.


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