Running and Fun Runs in Wethersfield, CT


Blacklight Run 5K on Saturday, August 6, starting at 8:30 p.m.

Blacklight Run

Rentschler Field

At this laid-back nighttime 5K, runners are covered in colorful UV neon glow powder, which leaves them glowing under the blacklights

$65 $45

Entry to Boston Super on 8/13 or Boston Super on 8/14

Reebok Spartan Races

Carter & Stevens Farm

Reebok-sponsored races pit competitors against natural and manmade obstacles, such as mud, fire, climbing walls, and barbed wire

$149 $69

Entry for One, Two, or Four to ROC Race Obstacle Course Challenge on Saturday, August 6 (Up to 37% Off)

ROC Race

Gillette Stadium

ROC (Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge) Race challenges competitors of all fitness levels to an obstacle run

$92.40 $60

Mudderella New England Women's Obstacle Mud Run on Saturday, July 30

Mudderella

New England Dragway

During a 5- to 7-mile race, surmount up to 15 muddy obstacles and make new friends before rinsing off and partying down

$109.15 $69

Tough Mudder Half Northeast Obstacle Mud Run on Saturday, August 13

Tough Mudder Half Northeast

New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Work as a team to tackle up to 5 miles of mud and 14+ obstacles, then kick back for a post-run beer

$109.31 $76

$27 for Entry for One in a Virtual 5K for the Boston Wounded Veterans Run on October 3 ($50 Value)

Boston Wounded Veterans Virtual 5K

Online Deal

Virtual 5K helps raise funds to benefit housing and living expenses for wounded veterans

$50 $27

Round of Mini Golf for Two or Four at Ellington Golf Center (46% Off)

Ellington Golf Center

Ellington

Play putt-putt at laid-back golf center with offerings for players of all ages and skill levels

$14 $8

Climbing Pass or One Month of Unlimited Climbing, Yoga, and Fitness Classes at Central Rock Gym  (Up to 53% Off)

Central Rock Gym

Glastonbury

Experts supervise a 25,000-sq.-ft. indoor rock-climbing facility outfitted with a double-arched lead wall and kids’ area

$70 $41

18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Range Balls for Two or Four at Blue Fox Run Golf Course (Up to 40% Off)

Blue Fox Run Golf Course

Avon

Soak in views of the Farmington Valley on a 27-hole complex divided into three courses that players can combine into different experiences

$108 $75

SUP, Kayak, Canoe, or Tandem Kayak Rental at Connecticut River Museum (Up to 56% Off). Five Options Available

Connecticut River Museum

Northfork

Kayak, paddleboard, or canoe Essex Harbor, near museum housed in a refurbished 1878 steamboat hosts a 26-foot model-train layout

$30 $19

18 Holes of Golf for Two, Valid Monday–Friday or Anytime at Simsbury Farms (Up to 38% Off)

Simsbury Farms

West Simsbury

18-hole, par 72 course hosts tournaments including the Connecticut State Women’s Amateur Championship

$122.50 $76

Two-Hour Standup Paddleboard or Kayak Rental for Two People at Three Belles Marina (Up to 45% Off)

Three Belles Marina

Three Belles Marina

Customers explore the waters of a protected cove with the option of exploring the Niantic River, aboard kayaks or standup paddleboards

$80 $47

One or Two 30-Minute Private Lessons or Four 60-Minute Group Lessons at Pro Golf Academy (Up to 60% Off)

Pro Golf Academy

Cromwell

Proper swing mechanics and hand-eye coordination constitute the focal points of instructional sessions from a Class A PGA member

$75 $30

Indoor Rock Climbing for Two or Four People at Mountain Fun (34% Off)

Mountain Fun

Wallingford Center

Climbers ages 6 and older can scale up to 25 ft. of rock wall along routes designed for novice and advanced guests alike

$40 $29

$41 for a Super Deluxe Bicycle Tune-Up at The Cutting Edge Bike Shop ($80 Value)

The Cutting Edge Bike Shop

Berlin

Staff adjust brakes and derailleurs, true wheels, grease and lube cables and chains, and clean frames and forks at a beloved local shop

$80 $41

$25 for a 90-Minute Introduction to Fencing Class at Farmington Valley Fencing Academy ($50 Value)

Farmington Valley Fencing Academy

Farmington Valley Fencing Academy

Classes introduce students to the appropriate equipment and fundamental techniques of fencing

$50 $25

Entry for One or Two to The Great Inflatable Race on Saturday, August 13 (60% Off)

The Great Inflatable Race

East Hartford

Inflatable obstacles challenge runners during 5K with music and fun at the finish.

$75 $29.99

An Archery Lesson at KFAP Archery (47% Off)

Kfap Archery

Willington

From the merchant: A 30-minute introductory archery lesson, which includes 60 minutes of range time and equipment.

$30 $16

$62 for an Introductory Rock-Climbing Package for Two at Stone Age Rock Gym ($118.50 Value)

Stone Age Rock Gym

Manchester

Climbers learn the basics during an instruction course before taking on walls aided by a suite of rented gear

$118.50 $62

Two-Hour Archery Course for One or Two at RTC Training Center (Up to 64% Off)

RTC Training Center

Bethany

A certified instructor teaches archery basics such as caring for gear, the parts of the bow, and how to shoot

$69 $29

18 Holes for Two or Four or Unlimited Seven-Day Play Membership at Vineyard Valley Golf Club (Up to 88% Off)

Vineyard Valley Golf Club

Vineyard Valley Golf Club

Gather with friends for a round of golf on this scenic course measured at over 3,000 yards; membership option runs through the end of 2017

$82 $39

18 Holes with Cart, Range Balls, and Clubhouse Food Credit for Two or Four at Crumpin-Fox

Crumpin-Fox

Bernardston

Play the club “Golfweek” named in the top five courses in Massachusetts and Golf Advisor named the top course in its May 2016 power rankings

$254 $149

Five or Ten Krav Maga Self-Defense Classes at Competitive Edge (Up to 69% Off)

Competitive Edge

West Hartford

World class instructors teach effective Krav Maga techniques for dispatching armed assailants while boosting self confidence in students

$60 $20

10 or 20 Classes with Initiation and Uniform at Kids Love Martial Arts (Up to 91% Off)

Kids Love Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Kids develop focus, confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect while learning self-defense skills that make them bully-proof

$210 $20

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four at Farmingbury Hills Golf Course (Up to 42% Off). Four Options Available.

Farmingbury Hills Golf Course

Wolcott

Nine-hole course emulates a full 18-hole layout with variations such as separate tee boxes, greens, and pars

$80 $51

4 or 10 Kickboxing Classes with Personal-Training Session and Boxing Gloves at iLoveKickboxing.com ( 74% Off )

iLoveKickboxing.com

Farmington

Kickboxing classes combine boxing and martial arts to help tone and trim physiques, and one-on-one training helps refine style and results

$105 $30

Connecticut Golf Playbook for One or Two from the Connecticut State Golf Association (Up to 48% Off)

Connecticut Golf Playbook

Online Deal

Discounted access to 58 golf courses; saves playbook holders an average of $25 per round

$49.95 $26

6 or 10 Women's Kickboxing Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Kickboxing of Farmington (Up to 75% Off)

Kickboxing of Farmington

Farmington

Learn self-defense moves during kickboxing classes, which tone muscles and burn fat.

$149.95 $41

Snowboard Tune-Up, Winter Sports Gear, or Ski Tune-Up at Cutting Edge (Up to 47% Off)

Cutting Edge

Berlin

Techs sharpen, wax, and polish ski & snowboard edges to help them slice through snow; with retail from Gnu, Burton, Lib Tech, & Never Summer

$60 $32

One Month of Taekwondo for 1 or 2 People at Yang's U.S. Taekwondo (Up to 90% Off)

Yang's U.S.Taekwondo

Newington

Traditional Korean martial art develops self-esteem and discipline, bolstering wellness of mind, body, and spirit for kids and adults

$129 $16

Select Local Merchants

  • Fitathlon Challenge
    The Fitathlon Challenge blends the format and philosophy of decathlons and triathlons with the accessibility of a 5K. Great for all fitness levels, the event divides participants into four categories—Newbie, Beginner, Challenger, and Competitor. Separated into waves, runners move through a course fraught with obstacles designed to test strength, endurance, athleticism, and mental toughness. These obstacles include tire flips, wall climbs, and hill sprints that leave bodies sweaty and fatigued and minds feelings as confused as a fish in a geology class. Those competing in the Competitor division are eligible for cash and prizes awarded to the top three finishers in the male and female groups. A portion of all proceeds goes to benefit a local charity.
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    216 Addison Road
    Glastonbury, CT US
  • Meta Medical Services
    For when you need last-minute medical treatments, Meta Medical Services in Hartford is here for you. The friendly and professional staff at Meta Medical Services is here when you need immediate medical assistance. When a sore throat's got you down, you'll find nothing but the best medical attention at Meta Medical Services.
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    57 Pratt Street
    Hartford, CT US
  • The Race to End Domestic Violence
    In memory of MPO Peter J. Lavery and Officer Ciara McDermott, The Race to End Domestic Violence honors the sacrifice of uniformed police officers and those escaping domestic violence. On December 30, Master Police Officer Peter J. Lavery, the youngest of three police officer brothers, was fatally shot while responding to a domestic disturbance call. His memory serves as the inspiration for the 5K of his namesake that takes runners and walkers through off-road dirt trails and grass to raise funds for domestic violence support groups. Additionally, the race raises funds to support the Peter J. Lavery Memorial Scholarship Fund, which aids those seeking an education in law enforcement or criminal justice.
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    71 Halleran Drive
    Newington, CT US
  • Color in Motion 5K
    Throngs of excited runners crouch along the starting line, all dressed in pristine white T-shirts. As the Color in Motion 5K begins, the sea of bodies sets off along the course, where handfuls of purple-, blue-, and yellow-colored powder start flying in from the sidelines. The safe concoction of cornstarch and dye sprinkles onto faces, shirts, shorts, and skin, dressing runners in a technicolor haze. Teams or individuals make their way through the 5K course, and finish the race wearing a pallet of washable and biodegradable paint. Each race partners and benefits local charities, with racers running individually, in teams, or sponsored by their favorite Crayola color.
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    615 Silver Lane
    East Hartford, CT US
  • Connecticut Zombie Run
    The Connecticut Zombie Run is an interesting cocktail of popular sports: part 5k race, part flag flootball, and part zombie apocalypse survival. Runners wear flag-football-style belts adorned with three "health flags." As they run, pallid-faced zombies, dripping faux blood, accost them from all directions. The creatures don't bite or star in movies, as real zombies do, but they do try to snag racers' flags. Runners who lose all three are "dead," according to race rules, but the title is mostly symbolic. Everyone enjoys the adrenaline-pumping fun of finishing the race and the post race apocalypse party that provides a free beer and tunes from a live band.
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    615 Silver Ln.
    East Hartford, CT US
  • Blacklight Run
    The Blacklight Run is more than just a race—it's a 5-kilometer-long party. As racers speed through the nighttime course, glowing bracelets and necklaces light their way. Food-grade neon color powder fills the air, illuminating runners as they pass through special blacklight zones. At the end of the race, participants cool down at the after party, dancing the night away to the tunes of live DJs. But the Blacklight Run is about more than just having a good time; it's also for a good cause. A portion of the race proceeds are used to support childhood cancer charities.
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    615 Silver Lane
    East Hartford, CT US

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