Run for Riverfront!

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Run, row or erg 5K to benefit Riverfront Recapture’s Community Rowing Program.


5K Run

This course begins and ends at the Riverfront Boathouse, and includes well-maintained trails and paved roads traversing Riverside Park and alongside the Connecticut River. Not a runner? You can row or erg 5K, but 1) previous experience for either is required and 2) proficient single scullers only, club singles must be reserved with Brian.

Pledges: Riverfront rowers will be seeking pledges for this event. Want to donate to a specific participant? Click on the fundraising/donate tab above and search by last name.


5K Individual Awards: Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Male/Female

5K Top 3 Male/Female Each Age Division

Rowing Awards: Overall Male/Overall Female in Each Age Group

Erging Awards: Top 3 Males/Females Overall

Age Divisions:

13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,50-59, 60-69, 70+

Race Day Schedule:

4:00 pm: Registration Opens/Bib Pick-up

6:00 pm: Race Start Time

7:15 pm: Awards Ceremony at Riverfront Boathouse (approximate time)


5K Run/Row/Erg – $35.00

Under 25: $25

On-line registration closes 9/13 at 11:59 pm. Onsite registration will be $40 and $30.  Free water bottles for first 200 registrants.

Chip timing provided by: Timing Plus New England About Riverfront Community Rowing: Riverfront Recapture’s Community Rowing Program serves more than 650 people annually and is one of the largest and most successful community rowing programs in New England. Recreational and competitive classes, including the opportunity to compete on nationally recognized racing teams, Adaptive and Veterans programs, and youth clinics taught by college coaches are offered to everyone from pre-teens to retirees.  The Riverfront Recapture Rowing Program is over 25 years old and since 2002 has operated out of the Boathouse in Hartford’s historic Riverside Park on the Connecticut River. Each year since 1998, we host the Head of the Riverfront Regatta in early October. Learn more about the rowing programs and Riverfront Recapture at

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