(WTNH)-Runners are gearing up for the biggest race day in Connecticut. The Eversource Marathon kicks off Saturday October 14 with a marathon, half marathon, 5K and team relay. The race kicks off at 8AM in front of the state capitol. The race will have marathon and half marathon course amenities, including fuel, pacers, security and medical services. There’s also a festive celebration in Bushnell Park with beer, a menu of food choices and live music. Ken Bruno, physical therapist with Hartford Healthcare, discusses some ways runners should be preparing for the race and how to avoid injuries.