More than $9.2 million has been raised for community causes through the event 

East Hartford, CT – The Hartford Marathon Foundation proudly announces 2024 Official Charity partners for the Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon, Team 26.2 Relay and Charity 5K. The premier marathon event in Connecticut will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2024, providing its 21 Official Charities an opportunity to rally participants, supporters and volunteers to raise funds and awareness. Official Charities support community and philanthropic initiatives across the region, offering participants a built-in platform to bring deeper meaning and greater positive impact to their race.

The race event also provides a unique opportunity for local companies and organizations to gain visibility and employee/member engagement benefits while supporting community causes. Through the HMF Community Partner Program, opportunities are available for companies to engage in the event and direct a donation to an Official Charity of choice.

Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon 2024 Official Charities:

Achilles International-Connecticut Chapter

Alzheimer’s Association

Anchor Health

Chrysalis Center, Inc.

Connecticut Children’s Foundation

CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Donate Life Connecticut

For All Ages

Girls on the Run Connecticut

Habitat for Humanity of North Central CT

Hospital for Special Care

Joe Andruzzi Foundation

Jordan Porco Foundation

Megan Schulman Memorial Foundation

Postpartum Support Intl, CT Chapter

Ron Foley Foundation

Salvation Army of Greater Hartford Area


The Riley Farm Rescue

Tighed Together

Urban League of Greater Hartford

“Our Official Charities include long-standing and new partners that support meaningful causes and initiatives that benefit the region,” said Josh Miller, President of the Hartford Marathon Foundation. “Event participants, volunteers and local companies continue to step up to support and rally around our charity partners, enhancing the incredibly positive impact of the marathon that is made possible by Eversource and our generous sponsor partners.”

More than $9.2 million has been raised for charity through the event since its inception in 1994, with $340,000 raised last year in the event’s 30th running. Last year’s Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon generated an economic boost of $10.7 million for the region.

Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon registration is open and the 2024 HMF race calendar is available at  For more details on the HMF Community Partner Program, contact

About the Hartford Marathon Foundation

A nonprofit organization founded in 1994, the Hartford Marathon Foundation (HMF) mission is to promote healthy living through fitness and physical activity for people of all ages, abilities, ethnicities, gender identities, orientations and experience levels, and to use HMF events to support charity, sustainability, tourism and economic growth in communities. Located in East Hartford, Connecticut, the Foundation organizes more than 30 annual races, including the Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon and the Susie Beris, MD, Youth Running Program. For more information, visit and follow on Facebook at HMF Events, Twitter at @runHMF and Instagram at HMF_Events