Monday, May 9, 2022

Official Charities of the 2022 Eversource Hartford Marathon


Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon Official Charities to Raise Funds and Awareness this Fall

More than $8.5 million has been raised for community causes through the event

May 9, 2022, Glastonbury – The Hartford Marathon Foundation proudly announces the 16 Official Charity partners of the 2022 Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon, Team 26.2 Relay and Charity 5K.  Through their participation in the premier annual fall event on October 8, 2022, Official Charities will benefit worthy causes in the community by rallying participants, supporters and volunteers to raise funds and awareness.

Official Charities support community and philanthropic initiatives across the region, offering an opportunity for individuals as well as companies to make their event participation have deeper meaning and greater positive impact. 2022 Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon Official Charities:

Achilles International-Connecticut Chapter
Healing Meals Community Project
Team M.A.D & Jordan Porco Foundation
Hospital for Special Care
Chrysalis Center
Circle of Care
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Donate Life Connecticut
For All Ages
Girl Scouts of Connecticut
Girls on the Run Greater Hartford
Operation Paws on the Ground
Ron Foley Foundation
Salvation Army
Susan G. Komen New England
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut

Companies and organizations also have a variety of opportunities to engage in the event and support charity.  The unique HMF Community Partner Program provides companies with event visibility and employee engagement benefits while also directing a donation to an Official Charity of their choice.  

“Each year, we are inspired by our participants who make their race even more meaningful by supporting one of the worthy causes in our Official Charity program," said Beth Shluger, President and CEO of the Hartford Marathon Foundation.  "We are grateful for the continued support of Eversource to enable this valuable tradition, helping to empower community partners to keep up their incredible work in the community.”

More than $8.5 million has been raised for charity through the event since its inception in 1994. Last year’s Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon generated more than $326,000 for charity and $4.8 million in economic boost for the community with a scaled back production hosting 6,000 race participants.

The 2022 race calendar is available and registration is open 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 Glastonbury, Connecticut, the Foundation organizes more than 30 annual races, including the Eversource Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon and youth training programs. For more information, visit and follow on Facebook at HMF Events, Twitter at @runHMF and Instagram at HMF_Events.