quarter 5

Today (April 1, 2017) marked the eleventh running of the Greater Hartford Quarter Marathon.  It was super cold and windy with a generous helping of rain, sleet and snow.  Of all the races I’ve directed (we’re now up to four a year), this one was the most challenging.  To start things off, Ivy woke up …
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Hogsback2

April 2, 2016 was the tenth (yes, tenth) edition of the Greater Hartford Quarter Marathon held.  It was cold, rainy and miserable, probably the worst weather we’ve ever had for the event.  Despite the craptastic weather, we had a really great event.  Over the last ten years of directing this race I’ve learned a lot and …
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DSC_0516

April 4, 2015 was my ninth time race directing the Greater Hartford Quarter Marathon.  I began directing races in 2006 with the Solstice Sprint 5K.  When I started race directing I knew that I wanted to create races in which I would want to race, while raising money for charities that were meaningful to me …
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quarter awards

With the new year and lots of people signing up for 2015 races, I hear lots of comments about the price of races.  I’ve written about race pricing before (here) but that dealt with the Hogsback Half Marathon.  In the interest of full disclosure, I thought I should provide the information for the Greater Hartford …
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