HALF MARATHON

DESCRIPTION

Amazing half marathon course showcasing Connecticut’s premier waterfront town. Starting and finishing at Olde Mistick Village, the tour will bring you past the Mystic Seaport, over the Mystic Draw Bridge, along stunning River Road, and down classic New England country roads.

Event Records:
Male: 1:06:59 – set by Everett Hackett in 2017
Female: 1:21:25 – set by Sybil Shapiro in 2015

Course Suitability for Disabled Athletes:
Click here for more details.

PACE TEAMS

Pace leaders are a free service available to help athletes achieve their goal times. More…

Click here to view pace leaders for this year’s race.

DIVISIONS & 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.

DIVISIONS:

  • Top 5 Overall Male and Female
  • Male Age Group – 12-14 and 5-year age groups 15-80+
  • Female Age Group – 12-14 and 5-year age groups 15-80+
  • Clydesdale (men 200+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 150+lbs.)
  • Disabled Athletes More…

AWARDS:

  • Commemorative Awards & Prize Money to the Top 5 Overall Male & Female: $250, $150, $100, $75, $50
  • Commemorative Awards to the Top 3 in each Division
  • Prize money awarded on gun time, all others awarded on chip time
  • No “double dipping”
  • To collect an award after race day, click here

COURSE LIMITS

Course limit is 3 hours for the Mystic Half Marathon.  To finish within these time limits you must maintain a pace of approximately 13:44 minutes per mileMore…

COURSE SUPPORT

Course Markings

  • Yellow signs with blue arrows mark all turns
  • All mile points are marked on the road and mile signs at each mile
  • Mile clocks at several locations along the course

Course Amenities

  • This race is timed using the B Tag Chip system. The official timer is Bay State Race Services
  • Fluid Locations (Water & Nuun Sport Lemon Lime flavor)
    • Pre/Post Race
    • Mile 1.8
    • Mile 4.2
    • Mile 5.7
    • Mile 7.5
    • Mile 8.9
    • Mile 10.8
    • Mile 12.6
  • GU Energy Gel: Mile 7.5
  • Portalets: Pre/Post Race & along the course
  • Entertainment: Pre/Post Race & along the course
  • Medical personnel
  • Event alert system notifications at the pre-race area & water stations along the course. More...

NOT ALLOWED ON THE COURSE

No dogs (service dogs must be identified as such at all times). No unregistered runners or walkers. Headphones discouraged. No bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, or motorized vehicles.

Baby Jogger/Strollers are NOT permitted in the half marathon race but will be allowed in the 10K race, please see details on the stroller policy HERE.

CONTRIBUTING AND SUPPORTING PARTNERS

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