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MYSTIC AND NEARBY

Show your race bib for extra deals and specials around town on race weekend, get a list of participating businesses HERE.

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Olde Mistick Village – What’s not to love in this picturesque settings of flowers, trees & duck ponds that surround you as you browse through distinctive buildings designed to represent a New England Village of about 1720. A supporting partner of the Mystic Half Marathon and 10K, enjoy 60 shops of every kind, dine at a variety of restaurants, relax in the multi-theatre arts & movie cinema, and experience special events for the whole family throughout the year. Visit their website for a complete list of businesses. More…

Beer’d Brewing Co. – Located in Stonington and classified as a Microbrewery, a small brew house allows them to be creative, agile and extremely hands on with every ounce of beer they produce. They offer several experimental brews a year and different takes on classic styles on a regular basis. Complimentary beer tasting is available as well as pints to drink in the brewery and growler fills to take home. More…

Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream – Using the finest, pure ingredients, they continue the “Tradition of Ice Cream Excellence.” All of the ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbets are made one batch at a time. They carefully hand mix every batch adding fresh fruits, nuts and candies. In this manner they retain maximum freshness and flavor. It is a true “Love of Labor.” More…

RED 36 – Located directly on the water in historical downtown Mystic with stunning views from the outdoor bar, lounge and dining tables. The eclectic American menu changes seasonally, always offering fresh seafood and an extensive raw bar. A diverse appetizer selection, multiple burgers and flat bread pizzas complete the menu, creating something for everyone. Dock space available for those coming by boat! More…

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Mystic Aquarium – A supporting partner of the Mystic Half Marathon and 10K, “Sea” more penguins, beluga whales, frogs, seals, sea lions and fish in their amazing exhibits. The mission of Mystic Aquarium is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through conservation, education and research. Runners receive half off their aquarium entry by showing their race bib; available Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21. More…

Mystic Community Bikes – Ride free on a Community Bike! There is so much Mystic to see – too much to walk and too lovely to speed by. Borrow a bike for the day and see it all in an eco-friendly way. Travel through historic neighborhoods, ride to Mystic’s must-see attractions and get some exercise along the way! All you need is a valid ID and a $10 refundable deposit. Choose from a list of convenient distribution centers around town. More…

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center – A nature preserve and learning center with lots of hiking trails, a butterfly house and a nature store. The whole family will enjoy a day of walking, birdwatching, nature photography and relaxing. On the 10 miles of hiking trails through woodlands, wetlands, and meadow, you can search for bluebirds, painted turtles or bullfrogs, admire a summer wildflower garden or simply enjoy a peaceful walk in the woods. More…

Mystic Seaport – Discover maritime history firsthand throughout a re-created seafaring village that is bustling with the sights and sounds of 19th-century life. Climb aboard historic vessels, including the last wooden whaleship in the world, the Charles W. Morgan. Explore exhibits that offer a unique perspective of our nation’s history with the sea and voyages. More…

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Olde Mistick Village – What’s not to love in this picturesque settings of flowers, trees & duck ponds that surround you as you browse through distinctive buildings designed to represent a New England Village of about 1720. A supporting partner of the Mystic Half Marathon and 10K, enjoy 60 shops of every kind, dine at a variety of restaurants, relax in the multi theatre arts & movie cinema, and experience special events for the whole family throughout the year. Visit their website for a complete list of businesses. More…

Mystic Disc – A hidden gem for vinyl diehards interested in rock to jazz, folk to soul and all points in between. They specialize in rock music from the early ’60’s right up to today. Lose yourself in an outstanding collection of new, used, and rare records at very reasonable prices. Opened in 1983, it is one of the longest standing retail shops in downtown Mystic. More…

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

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CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS


SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Backus Hospital
  • Brustolon Buick
  • Merrill Lynch, Mystic
  • UBS Financial Services, Inc.