12KS TOOLKIT

Every mile logged gets participants and teams closer to reaching the 12K a day / 144K cumulative goal. Run, walk, hike, snowshoe or holiday stroll – it all counts! Just follow the submission instructions below to upload your efforts (and turn them into bragging rights!).

ACTIVITY SUBMISSIONS

To make mileage official, submit run and/or walk efforts through your haku participant account between 12:00 AM on Tuesday, December 1 and 11:59 PM on Monday, 12/14, using one of the two following options:

  • Option 1 – Sync a compatible wearable device prior to activity. Results will be uploaded to your haku results platform once your watch resyncs to your application. Once your device syncs, select the activity to submit for results.
    • Compatible with: Garmin / FitBit / MapMyRun / Polar
    • Don’t have a wearable device? No problem! Download the Free MapMyRun / MapMyWalk / MapMyFitness App on your smartphone and use it to track your pace, time, and distance. For complete details on how to use the app and track your activities, CLICK HERE
  • Option 2 – Enter results manually. Feel free to submit an image for verification of your activity.

For complete details regarding activity tracking, wearable devices, timing, and results submission, CLICK HERE

Everytime you upload your activities to your account it will automatically update the Leaderboard to show your progress!

The Team Leaderboard will be updated periodically to show which teams have tackled the most miles!

DIGITAL BADGES

Run or walk yours Ks today? Celebrate every day’s accomplishment by downloading the corresponding badge and post it on social media! #HMF12Ks

BEST DECORATED TOWNS IN CONNECTICUT

Just because this is a virtual challenge, doesn’t mean participants can’t enjoy some holiday cheer. Visit some of the most decorated Main Streets in the state – throw on those running shoes and head for the twinkle lights to start exploring! This interactive guide offers tips on some of the best decorated towns in Connecticut, and some scenic running routes to enjoy:

LITCHFIELD /// ~ 4 MILES
Free Parking: Litchfield Town Green, 46 West St, Litchfield, CT 06759
View the route in Strava: CLICK HERE

NIANTIC /// ~ 4 MILES
Free Parking: Methodist Street, Niantic, Connecticut 06357
View the route in Strava: CLICK HERE

NORWALK /// ~6 MILES
Free Parking: Calf Pasture Beach, Calf Pasture Beach Road, Norwalk, CT 06851
View the route in Strava: CLICK HERE

WEST HARTFORD /// ~ 3.4 MILES
Free Parking: Ellsworth Road, West Hartford Connecticut 06107 (metered & garage parking available at cost)
View the route in Strava: CLICK HERE

WILLIMANTIC /// ~ 5 MILES
Free Parking: Jillson Square, 533 Main St, Willimantic, CT 06226
View the route in Strava: CLICK HERE

HOLIDAY THEMED RUNNING PLAYLIST

Enjoy festive holiday hits and other great songs while you log the miles, with this custom playlist created by our friends at Powerstation Events!

FRIENDLY REMINDERS

Please adhere to social distancing recommendations and follow all public safety directives.

FAQS

Does it matter how many miles I run/walk each day?

You can run, walk, or hike as many times and for as many miles you want each day, it’s up to you! Just remember to upload each effort into your haku participant account, to make sure they all get counted toward the leaderboard!

How do I see my Team’s total mileage?

The live leaderboard displays individual mileage as it is uploaded to your haku participant account. Team cumulative mileage will be calculated and displayed periodically throughout the challenge.

Do I receive my hoodie and medal if I do not complete the 144 Ks?

Yes! All participants can pick up their ornament and hoodie at one of the packet pickups or they have the option to wait and have it mailed to them following the event.

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