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Sunday, May 15

Mystic, CT

Half Marathon & 10K start: 7:00 AM

HMF FitKids Run start: 9:00 AM


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Mystic Half Marathon & 10K
RACE BIB & SWAG PICKUP:
Friday, May 13: 4:00 to 6:00 PM – HMF Office, 41 Sequin Drive, Glastonbury, CT 06033
Saturday, May 14: 3:00 to 5:00 PM – Kelley's Pace in Olde Mistick Village, 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355
Race Day: 5:30 to 6:30 AM – Olde Mistick Village, 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355

NEW bib pick-up process to speed up your experience! Download or print your own unique Check-in Pass before you get in line, just click the button below or log in to your haku participant account. The pass can be downloaded and saved in your phone images or Apple Wallet, or printed out. 
Then visit the Registration & Bib Pick-up tent to get your race bib. Your short sleeve technical race shirt will be available for pick up at the SWAG tent before the event.

BAGGAGE CHECK:

Complimentary baggage check will be available for registered participants in the Pre/Post Race area. All checked bags must be picked up by 10:15 AM.
PARKING / DIRECTIONS:
Pre/post race activities, as well as race start will take place in and around Olde Mistick Village. The finish line is located in the adjacent property, at the main entrance to the Mystic Aquarium.

Please carpool if possible. Athlete parking is available at:
  • Olde Mistick Village (27 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355)
  • Mystic Aquarium Overflow Lot (Maritime Drive, Mystic, CT 06355)
*As designated parking areas fill, volunteers and staff will direct participants to other available options. DETAILS

GIVE BACK:
Please add nonperishable food to your race day checklist for donation to the HMF Can drive, supported by Stop & Shop.  Everyone who donates will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win registration to the next two races in the Shoreline Challenge (L+M Hospital Summer Stride 5K and Surftown 5K), compliments of Olde Mistick Village.  Your donation will help the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center, which serves the needy in New London county. 

RACE START:
The Half Marathon and 10K both start on Coogan Boulevard, adjacent to the Steak Loft Restaurant in Olde Mistick Village. Both races will run together for roughly 5.9 miles. The race start will consist of one corral with “Self Seed” pace per mile signs to assist with participant spacing. Timing mats located at the start will capture your net time.

PACE TEAMS:
A free service available to all half marathon participants, the ProHealth Physicians Pace Teams are available for 1:30, 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45 and 3:00 goal finish times.  Pace leaders will assemble near the starting area on Queen’s Chapel Road at 6:45 am and will be wearing bright blue PACE shirts and be holding their pace group sign. 

RACE COURSE & SUPPORT:
Police and course monitors will be on the course. However, the roads are open to local vehicle travel.
  • Turns will be marked with yellow signs with blue arrows. 
  • All mile points are marked on the road and with signs. 
  • Clocks & timing mats at finish line and along the course.
  • Water and nuun stations are located Pre/Post Race & every 1 to 2 miles along the course. 
  • Medical stations are located at the start/finish line and on course. 
  • On course entertainment
  • Portalets: Pre/Post Race & along the course

Please do not litter on the beautiful course!

Course limit is 1 hour and 30 minutes for the Hartford HealthCare Mystic 10K.
 To finish within these time limits you must maintain a pace of approximately 14:30 minutes per mile. 10K COURSE MAP

Course limit is 3 hours for the Hartford HealthCare Mystic Half. To finish within these time limits participants must maintain a pace of approximately 13:44 minutes per mile. HALF MARATHON COURSE MAP

POST RACE:
Celebrate your amazing accomplishments with music, a delicious hot bRUNch spread served up fresh by local partners, and grab & go snacks featuring Bakery On Main.

8:00 AM: 10K Award Ceremony
9:15 AM: Half Marathon Award Ceremony

FinisherPix is the official photographer. View and order your personal race photos 24-48 hours after the race. HERE

TIMING / RESULTS / AWARDS:
This event is timed by Bay State Race Services and uses the B-Tag timing system (timing chip is attached to the back of the race bib). Please wear the race bib on the front of the shirt. All times are based on NET time (timing mats located at the start and finish).

Preliminary results will be available onsite. Final results will be posted later in the day. RESULTS

ATHLETE TRACKING:
Athletes & spectators can get real-time athlete updates with course time and pace from the start, 5K split, 8 mile split and finish line. Sign up for tracking HERE
 
HMF FITKIDS:
Online registration available through race morning. On-site kids' race registration and bib pickup at the Registration & Bib Pick-up tent. Kids aged 2-11 can run ¼ mile or ½ mile races, all kids races are $12. All participants receive a finisher’s medal and custom race swag. Kids races start and finish in Olde Mistick Village.
EVENT MERCHANDISE:
Custom quarter zips, sweatshirts, adult and youth tees are available for online purchase through May 11. Pick up your order on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Shop in-person at the HMF Merchandise tent on Saturday and Sunday. Payment by major cards or Apple Pay. No cash accepted. SHOP NOW 

CHARITY PARTNER:
HMF is proud to name the Rotary Club of Mystic as the charity partner of the Hartford Healthcare Mystic Half Marathon & 10K. The Rotary Club is dedicated to making a positive impact on the greater Mystic area through an annual scholarship program, local grants program and international efforts.

EMERGENCY TEXTING:
HMF emergency texting is used ONLY in situations such as event delays, cancellations or last-minute event changes to relay pertinent details. We never use this for marketing or solicitation.

Confirm you elected to receive emergency text messages in your haku profile: once logged in to your account, select "Your Registrations" and check the blue box "I Want To Get Event Updates Via Text:".


Explore Mystic and get some deals from partner merchants, including discounts off Mystic Aquarium entry and deals at Kelley's Pace. Check the AREA GUIDE tab for specials

We wish you a great race and hope you enjoy your weekend!  
-HMF Staff
Mystic Half Marathon & 10K Sponsors
 


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