Hogsback Half Marathon

Saturday, September 28, 2024 • Colebrook, CT • Course Map

Hogsback Half Marathon in Colebrook, CT

Set among the rolling hills of northwestern Connecticut near the border with Massachusetts, the Hogsback Half Marathon is described by race organizers as an event with a “very fast and stunning course,” which draws between 150 to 200 runners each year.

The 13.1-mile race takes place during the area’s peak fall foliage season, and the course takes runners from the starting line at the Goodwin Dam on Durst Road through the towns of Riverton, Pleasant Valley, Hartland and Colebrook, with ample views of the Farmington River and the nearby Peoples State Forest.

The course features an elevation change over the course of the entire race of about 100 feet, so the race is indeed largely flat. Awards will be given to the Top 3 overall male and female finishers and top 3 finishers in age divisions (no duplicates). This race offers great post-race food and long-sleeve shirts for all pre-registered runners, race organizers add.

Race Weather & Climate

Colebrook is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, situated in the northwestern part of the state. It’s about 25 miles from Torrington and offers residents a tranquil rural lifestyle with access to the natural beauty of the region, including nearby state forests and lakes.

In Colebrook, CT, during September, you can anticipate average high temperatures around 74°F and average low temperatures near 52°F. This time marks late summer or early fall with mild and comfortable weather conditions. September typically brings around 3.8 inches of rainfall to the area.

Hogsback Half Marathon Past Results

Hogsback Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Hogsback Half Marathon here.

Starting Time

  • 8:15 AM – early start for runners needing more than 3 hours to finish
  • 9:00 AM – general start

Race Fees

  • $45 – $70 for the half marathon


To reserve your spot in the 2024 running of the Hogsback Half Marathon, register online at RunSignup.com here.

Hogsback Half Marathon Race Website

Hogsback Half Marathon Race Website


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