Experience the beautiful Mystic shoreline community at the Mystic Half Marathon and 10K! Enjoy scenic views for 13.1 or 6.2 miles, running from Olde Mistick Village, past historic ships, through the charming downtown with race finish at Mystic Aquarium.

All participants receive a short sleeve technical shirt and a custom designed finisher medal in this year’s much-anticipated signature race theme. After the finish, enjoy a stroll through picturesque Mystic and take advantage of some great discounts!

2024 Challenge: In a popular return race series, the Shoreline Challenge explores three beautiful race courses in participants’ distance of choice! Run in Mystic and sign up for any distance at the L+M Summer Stride 5K & 10K on July 20; and at the Surftown Half Marathon, Relay & 5K on September 8 to earn the special Shoreline Challenge medal. DETAILS

HMF FitKids: Bring the whole family and enjoy the kids run with options of a ½ mile or 1-mile (for kids ages 2-11)!


The Rotary Club of Mystic proudly directs sponsorship efforts and a donation drive around the Mystic Half Marathon & 10K as its largest fundraiser for local scholarships. The Rotary Club is dedicated to making a positive impact on the greater Mystic area through an annual scholarship program, local grants and international efforts.

HMF CAN: Please help give back to the local community. Donate nonperishable food in the HMF Can tent near Packet Pickup to support the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center. HMF Can is supported by Stop & Shop to help alleviate food insecurity in communities.

Note, donations during registration may be made to HMF’s Susie Beris, MD Youth Running Program. LEARN MORE