FIND A RACE NEAR YOU!

Find a 5K, 10K, half marathon – whatever your favorite distance is!

soundRUNNER is proud to partner with local races and walks in the communities surrounding our store locations. From 5K up to full marathons, we work with events for runners and walkers of all paces and experience levels. Click on your geographic area below to check out the races we partner with.

If you are a race director and would like to inquire about Road Race Sponsorship, please email Steve Infascelli at [email protected]

  • SEPTEMBER 2020

  • SURFTOWN HALF-MARATHON, RELAY & 5K // 9.13.20 // WESTERLY, RI.

    A spectacular beach race featuring stunning views, the half marathon course runs along the ocean front streets of Misquamicut Beach and Watch Hill, RI. The Surftown Half Marathon, presented by Westerly Hospital, is fast and flat, a great destination race with live entertainment, pace teams and a well-marked route with timing clocks, fluid stations and lots of support.

    The 2-person relay gives runners a chance to experience the beach party at the Surftown Half with a buddy! Relay participants exchange at the halfway mark.

    The 5K race offers a 3.1 mile beach run to remember! The fast course runs through the Misquamicut beach community.

    All participants earn a funky beach-themed finisher medal, a high quality short sleeve technical shirt and a post-race party by the beach. Enjoy sports massage, a variety of fresh food options and awards ceremony post-race.

    Give Back: Please help give back to the community that has opened their streets for participants. Donations of nonperishable food will be collected on race day through the HMF Can drive to benefit Jonnycake Center of Westerly. Jonnycake Center provides food, clothing, educational and financial assistance to those in need in the Westerly-Chariho area.

    Interested in more ways to use this or other events to support a charity or cause? Visit the Run for Good page to learn about group and individual fundraising opportunities.

    #SurftownHalf – Share race moments with us and visit the Facebook Event page for updates and connect with other participants.

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  • FAXON LAW FAIRFIELD HALF-MARATHON & 5K // 9.19.20 - 9.20.20 // FAIRFIELD, CT.

    Faxon Law Fairfield Half Marathon & 5K

    The Faxon Law Fairfield Half Marathon & 5K is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization committed to raising funds for community organizations such as Ben’s Lighthouse and Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. Read more…

    Take on the Lucas Challenge!

    We are challenging our runners to complete the Faxon Law Fairfield Half Marathon AND 5K! Can you run 16.2 miles in 24 hours? Take on the challenge and receive some sweet race weekend perks! Read more…

    Receive a Free Registration – Run for Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

    Run for The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and receive free race entry! Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp provides “a different kind of healing” to more than 20,000 seriously ill children and family members annually – all completely free of charge. For many of these children and families, […] Read more…

    Fundraise for Ben’s Lighthouse In Honor of Victims of Sandy Hook

    Fundraise for Ben’s Lighthouse to receive FREE race entry! Ben’s Lighthouse is a non-profit organization created in the name of Ben Wheeler and to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. Your support of Ben’s Lighthouse provides mentoring opportunities for children who struggle to make social connections, funds service trips to […] Read more…

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  • MIDDLETOWN 10 MILE // 9.20.20 // MIDDLETOWN, CT.

    Enjoy Middletown’s country roads, Wesleyan University campus and a grand downtown finish on historic Main Street. The 10 mile race is a great distance to prep for half marathons in the fall and is a USATF-CT State Championship race.

    The Legends Run/Walk loops around Wesleyan in a course about 3.5 miles long that welcomes runners and walkers, accommodating all paces. Both races finish on Main Street, brimming with trendy restaurants and bars, an award-winning local chocolatier, a delectable cupcake bakery and much more.

    All finishers receive a high quality short sleeve technical shirt and flashy medal to show off at the post-race celebration, which features pizza from MONDO, chocolate milk and cookies.

    HMF FitKids: Bring the family and participate in the HMF FitKids Run- a ¼ mile or ½ mile race for kids ages 2-11.

    Give Back: Please help give back to the community that has opened their streets for participants. Donations of nonperishable food will be collected on race day through the HMF Can drive to benefit Middletown’s Amazing Grace Food Pantry, which provides food to more than 1,000 low-income households each month.

    Interested in more ways to use this or other events to support a charity or cause? Visit the Run for Good page to learn about group and individual fundraising opportunities.

    #Middletown10Mile – Share race moments with us and visit the Facebook Event page for updates and connect with other participants.

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  • OCTOBER 2020

  • VIRTUAL HARTFORD MARATHON, HALF-MARATHON, 10K & 5K // 10.8.20 - 10.11.20

    As of June 1: 2020 event plans are being reviewed with municipal and community partners to thoroughly assess all public health considerations. The safety of race participants, volunteers, partners, spectators and staff remains priority as we review opportunities and challenges in staging an event to provide the high quality race experience delivered each year in Hartford. As the event requires months of advance preparation, a decision about the 2020 status will be made shortly to allow all involved the time to plan accordingly.


    Set a goal and reach it! Finish under the iconic arch in Hartford on 10/10/2020

    There’s a distance and a race for everyone. Whether a fierce competitor or newbie runner, all participants will be celebrated in Hartford among thousands of spectators, a variety of local charities and supportive volunteers.

    Enjoy a top-notch marathon experience, from expo to post-race party. A plethora of resources and expertise will make your race experience memorable:

    • Thorough marathon and half marathon course amenities, including fuel, pacers, security and medical services
    • High-energy crowds filling the streets with cheers of support
    • Festive celebration in Bushnell Park with beer, a menu of food choices and live music
    • Awesome swag & extras – classic custom medals, high-quality long-sleeve tech shirts, athlete tracking, free finish line video
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  • 3RD ANNUAL PURPLE PUMPKIN 5K TRAIL RUN // 10.11.20 // MIDDLETOWN, CT.

    Name of Race: 3 Annual Purple Pumpkin 5k Trail Run

    Date of Race: October 11, 2020

    Location of Race: Wadsworth Mansion, 421 Wadsworth Street – Middletown, CT.

    Start Time: Registration begins at 7:30 – Race at 9:00 Staggered starts due to covid

    Timing Provided By: IRunCT

    Bib Number Pick-Up (if applicable):  Sound Runner Glastonbury, Saturday, October 10th, during the hours of 11am-3pm. 

    Expected # of Participants: 100 Due to Covid Restrictions

    Charity:  The Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut

    Website/Online Registration Link:  https://www.epilepsyct.com/5k.php     

    Facebook Link (so we can “Like”, “Tag” and “Share”): https://www.facebook.com/5kForEpilepsy/?modal=admin_todo_tour

    Contact Person (w/email): Stacey Hathaway    [email protected]

    Logo or Poster so we can add it to our site: Yes, Attached

    Dates of Importance (T-Shirt Deadline // Price Increase // etc., so we can drive registration)  September 25, 2020

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  • NOVEMBER 2020

  • AMHERST HALF-MARATHON, RELAY & 5K // 11.8.20 // AMHERST, MA.

    Enjoy a beautiful Sunday run through a quintessential New England college town, brimming with fall foliage at its peak. Half Marathon, Team Relay and 5K race options offer a distance for everyone.

    All participants earn custom tech shirts, awesome finisher medals and fresh, hot food to re-fuel after the race. Enjoy the energetic and eclectic town of Amherst, buzzing with great restaurants, shops and local hot spots to discover.

    Give Back: Please help give back to the community that has opened their streets for participants. Donations of nonperishable food will be collected on race day through the HMF Can drive to benefit The Amherst Survival Center.

    HMF is proud to name the Amherst Survival Center as the charity partner of the Amherst Half Marathon, Relay & 5K. A portion of all half marathon entry fees will be donated to support their community works.

    JOIN TEAM SURVIVAL and get extra special pre-race perks including an indoor, heated pre-race area, personalized bib and Mail My Packet. 100% of the $50 Team Survival fee will go to the Amherst Survival Center. DETAILS

    Interested in more ways to use this or other events to support a charity or cause? Visit the Run for Good page to learn about group and individual fundraising opportunities.

    #AmherstHalf – Share race moments with us and visit the Facebook Event page for updates and connect with other participants.

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  • MYSTIC HALF-MARATHON & 10K // 11.15.20 // MYSTIC, CT.

    Enjoy running a beautiful Connecticut coastal town at the Hartford HealthCare Mystic Half Marathon & 10K. Experience 13.1 or 6.2 miles past historic ships, through the charming downtown and along the scenic shoreline. Enjoy a spectacular fan-filled finish line in front of Mystic Aquarium.

    All participants receive a high quality short sleeve technical shirt and custom designed finisher medal with a special race theme. After the finish, enjoy a celebratory spread and post-race party in Olde Mistick Village.

    HMF FitKids: Bring the family and participate in the HMF FitKids Run in Olde Mistick Village- a ¼ mile or ½ mile race for kids ages 2-11.

    Give Back: Please help give back to the community that has opened their streets for participants. Donations of nonperishable food will be collected on race day through the HMF Can drive to benefit the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Bank, which serves the needy in New London County.

    HMF is proud to name the Rotary Club of Mystic as the charity partner of the Hartford HealthCare Mystic Half Marathon & 10K. MORE

    Interested in more ways to use this or other events to support a charity or cause? Visit the Run for Good page to learn about group and individual fundraising opportunities.

    #MysticHalf #Mystic10K – Share race moments with us and visit the Facebook Event page for updates and connect with other participants.

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  • DECEMBER 2020

  • BLUE BACK MITTEN RUN // 12.6.20 // WEST HARTFORD, CT.

    NOTE – race registration will open in summer 2020 at special pricing!

    This festive family 5K tradition welcomes runners and walkers of all ages and abilities to celebrate the season as a community. The 5K winds through West Hartford neighborhoods, lined with homes decorated for the holidays and festive shop windows.

    All participants receive a holiday themed warm knit beanie. High-fives from Santa, gourmet hot chocolate and holiday cookies await finishers for post-race merriment in Blue Back Square.

    HMF FitKids: Bring the kids to participate in the HMF FitKids run- a ½ mile or one mile dash to Blue Back Square.

    Give Back: Please help give back to the community that has opened their streets for participants. Donations of new mittens, scarves or hats will be collected on race day. This year, we’re asking you to “stuff the mittens” with a small cash donation (checks also welcome and made payable to The Town That Cares Fund, a program of the Town of West Hartford’s Department of Human and Leisure Services.)

    Interested in more ways to use this or other events to support a charity or cause? Visit the Run for Good page to learn about group and individual fundraising opportunities.

    #MittenRun – Share race moments with us and visit the Facebook Event page for updates and connect with other participants.

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