We’re taking things in stride this summer as best we can to keep you moving and motivated! Let’s come together in a mission of support for healthcare heroes in the L+M Hospital community surrounding New London.

In addition to the 5K and 10K, the L+M Hospital Summer Stride offers the Five & Dime Challenge to complete both distances with the three days of the virtual event. Walkers and runners of all abilities encouraged to join! #SummerStride10K5K


Register for the L+M Hospital Summer Stride 10K, 5K or Five & Dime Challenge (to take on both race distances!). Run or walk anytime during the weekend of July 17-19. Virtual race benefits:

  • Race technical shirt mailed
  • Portion of each registration donated to YNHH COVID-19 Support Fund (option to bypass swag and double donation)
  • Downloadable race bib. DETAILS
  • Verified results with awards (results must be submitted through your haku account between 12:00 AM on Friday, 7/17 and 11:59 PM on Monday, 7/20). DETAILS (Verification must be submitted to be eligible for awards, no double dipping)
    • Awards to top 3 overall Male & Female winners in the 5K, 10K and the Five & Dime Challenge (no double dipping)
    • Overall Male & Female winners in 5K, 10K, and the Five & Dime Challenge will each be mailed their very own finish tape so they can commemorate their victory (no double dipping)
  • Downloadable finisher certificate
  • Custom “Beach” themed running playlist curated by the professionals at Powerstation Events
  • Training support resources
  • Virtual race bag with discounts and deals

Run the 5K or 10K distance, or take on the Five & Dime Challenge – all events are $35.

Didn’t run exactly 5K or 10K? No problem! Use this simple Finish Time Calculator to calculate your time (please note: does not work on iPhone or iPad).

This event gives participants the flexibility to participate when and where it is convenient. As such, there are no refunds and no deferments for virtual events.


A portion of each registration will be donated toYNHH COVID-19 Support Fund. Want to give more to charity? Participants may opt out of receiving swag to double the donation to the fund. Select the “Donate my Swag” option during the registration.

Create your own fundraising page to support YNHH COVID-19 Support Fund

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Check out the fundraising leaderboard.


Missing the extra goodies from partners and vendors on race day? Check out the Virtual Race Bag for great discounts and deals from a variety of awesome HMF partners. Please consider supporting them if you are able.

Check back as more deals will be added soon!


Each participant earns a short sleeve technical shirt (size chart). Five & Dime Challenge participants will also receive an exclusive challenge magnet to display proudly. All commemorative swag will be mailed after the event OR participants can select to have their swag available for curbside pick-up at HMF’s office, 41 Sequin Drive, Glastonbury, CT 06033.

Curbside Pick-up Date & Time:

  • Thursday, July 16, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Motivated to run more mileage during race weekend? Take on the Five & Dime Challenge and run both the 5K and the 10K. Submit results separately to be included within each race distance. Special commemorative magnet will be mailed.

Note, the registration fee ($35) is the same but you must select the Challenge option in registration to submit multiple results and get the commemorative Five & Dime Challenge magnet.

Already registered for a distance and want to change to the challenge? Just log-in to your haku participant account to make a race distance change and select Five & Dime Challenge. Note: Participants are not transferred until confirmation is provided by email.


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