Hillacious Half – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Hillacious Half 4 Mile Walk

Saturday, November 16, 2024 Litchfield, CT

Hillacious Half - Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Hillacious Half 4 Mile Walk in Litchfield, CT

The Hillacious Half has been held for the past seven years, and it’s become a staple race for anyone looking for a challenge while also supporting a great cause. This race is truly a no-frills, bare-bones event designed to represent the grit and determination of our military while at the same time honoring their sacrifices.

The half-marathon course winds through the beautiful town of Litchfield, offering stunning views of the surrounding hills and countryside. This old New England town is known for its quaint charm and historic landmarks, including the Litchfield Green, the oldest publicly funded town green in the United States.

The starting location for the race is at the Morgan-Weir American Legion Post 27, which adds an extra level of meaning and symbolism to the event. The race begins at 10:00 AM and has a strict 3-hour time limit, so participants must pace themselves accordingly.

The course itself is a challenging one, with hill climbs and steep descents scattered throughout. You’ll start off by heading south on Bantam Road. The course takes you through some of the most scenic parts of the town, including the pastoral Litchfield Community Center and the beautiful Litchfield Hills.

You’ll make your way back to the Morgan-Weir American Legion Post 27 in this out-and-back course, where you’ll cross the finish line and have the satisfaction of knowing you completed a tough, challenging course for a great cause.

Overall, the Hillacious Half is a race that offers a unique challenge while also honoring the sacrifices of our military. Whether you’re a seasoned runner looking for a new challenge or a beginner looking to take on something tough, this race is sure to deliver an unforgettable experience. 

Race Weather & Climate

Litchfield is a historic town located in Litchfield County, Connecticut, situated in the northwestern part of the state. It’s about 20 miles from Torrington and offers residents a charming, New England-style lifestyle with easy access to neighboring towns and cities in the region.

In Litchfield, CT, on November 18, the average high temperature is approximately 48°F, and the average low temperature is around 29°F. This time of year represents late autumn, with cooler temperatures and the possibility of frosty nights. The average rainfall in November is typically moderate, with an average of about 3.3 inches for the month.

Hillacious Half Marathon Race Results

Hillacious Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Hillacious Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 10:00 AM EST.

The time limit for the half marathon is 3 hours.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Hillacious Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $50.00 fee for the half marathon.

Hillacious Half Marathon Race Website

Hillacious Half Marathon Website

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