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

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 five overall male and female finishers
  • 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.)
  • Wheelchair

AWARDS:

    • Top 5 overall male & female: $250, $150, $100, $75, $50
    • Top 3 in Clydesdale/Athena
    • Top 3 in each male/female age division
    • Top Finisher: Wheelchair

Prize money awarded on gun time. All others awarded on chip time. No “double dipping.”

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 & Gatorade)
    • 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...

SUPPORTING PARTNERS

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CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS


SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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