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2014 Race Ambassadors

For the 2014 Greater Hartford 1/4 Marathon, Solstice Sprint 5K and Hogsback Half Marathon we solicited applications for race ambassadors to help promote the races.  I was overwhelmed by the number and quality of applications and excited that this many people loved the races enough to want to represent them Read more…

By Kelly Burns Gallagher, ago

Solstice Sprint 5K

I race directed my first Solstice Sprint 5K (and my first race ever) on June 21, 2006. Seven years, 17 races, thousands of runners and over $50,000 in donations later, I helmed the 8th annual Solstice Sprint 5K on June 19, 2013.  It was a beautiful day for the race, Read more…

Solstice Sprint 5K

I getting closer to getting caught up on everything (at least we’re in June). One June 15, 2011, I race directed the 6th annual Solstice Sprint 5K. I started this race back in 2006 and its the first race I was ever directed. The race had really good success for Read more…