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  • MARCH

  • LEPRECHAUN 5 MILER // 3.24.2019 // MADISON

    This scenic 5 Mile race is laid out along Madison’s picturesque shoreline on Middle Beach Road for one of the flattest and fastest 5-Milers anywhere. Not up for 5 miles? Try the 2 mile fitness walk along some of the same famous coastline. Got young kids? Get them started on a lifelong path of healthy activities by getting them away from the TV and outside for an exhilarating race with their friends in the Kids Fun Run!

    After the race, enjoy a cup of hot clam chowder donated by a local favorite, Lenny & Joe’s. Stay healthy with water and fruit from Robert’s Food Center, cider from Bishop’s Orchards or enjoy delicious gourmet bagels from Cohen’s Bagels.

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  • APRIL

  • LYME ROAD RACE // 4.6.2019 // LYME

    BIB PICK UP
    Friday, April 5 : 3-6pm
    soundRUNNER Old Saybrook

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    The Lyme Road Race is a fundraiser for the Lyme-Old Lyme Class of 2020 and all earnings benefit the Seniors on their events, such as the Senior Banquet and Senior Trip.

    Chip and Carol Dahlke have offered the use of their historic Ashlawn Farm to stage the Lyme Road Race.

    The farm was bought by Chip’s grandfather, Ray Harding in 1909. Ray ran a successful dairy farm on the 100 acre property while also serving as State Senator from Lyme. Ray’s son Sam took over the farm and continued the dairy tradition until 1996 when Sam’s nephew Chip bought the farm.

    He and his wife are no longer dairy farmers, but their farm is home to one of the most renowned coffee roasters in the state, a large and successful farmer’s market, and many events that benefit local charities, such as the Lyme Road Race.

    Have your chance to run this picturesque 10K (6.2 miles) or start day off right with a 1 mile fitness walk and follow it up with come of the best coffee in the state.

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  • HARVARD PILGRIM HEALTH CARE MIDDLETOWN 10 MILE // 4.7.2019 // MIDDLETOWN

    #Middletown10Mile. Enjoy Middletown’s country roads, Wesleyan University campus and a grand downtown finish on historic Main Street at this 10 mile race – a great early season distance to prep for half marathons in the spring.

    The 3.5 Mile loops around Wesleyan in a course that is great for runners or walkers and accommodating to all paces.

    Bring the family and participate in the HMF FitKids Run- a ¼ mile or ½ mile race for kids ages 2-11.

    Both races finish on Main Street, brimming with swanky restaurants, cool bars, an award-winning local chocolatier, a delectable cupcake bakery and much more. All finishers earn short sleeve tech shirts and custom medals to show off at the post-race celebration, which features Mondo’s pizza, sports massages, vendors and more.

    The 3.5 Mile is the first race in the 2019 Progressive Challenge. DETAILS

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  • CHESHIRE HALF MARATHON & 5K // 4.28.2019 // CHESHIRE

    The 8th annual Ion Bank Cheshire Road Races returns to Cheshire, CT & the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail on April 28! Races include half marathon, relay, 5K & Kids Fun Run. Proceeds benefit a number of local charities including Abilities Without Boundaries, Cheshire Lions and Best Buddies Connecticut.

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  • MAY

  • MYSTIC HALF MARATHON & 10K // 5.19.2019 // MYSTIC

    BIB PICK UP
    TBA
    soundRUNNER Glastonbury

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    #MysticHalf. Like Mystic itself, this event is a true New England classic. Enjoy the beauty of the Connecticut coast with the Mystic Half Marathon & 10K. Experience 13.1 miles past historic ships, through charming downtown and along the scenic shoreline. Enjoy a spectacular fan-filled finish line in front of Mystic Aquarium.

    Race festivities and award ceremony take place in Olde Mistick Village, where a ¼ mile and ½ mile HMF FitKids race also steps off.

    All participants receive an event tech shirt, custom designed finisher medal and delicious post-race food.

    The Mystic Half Marathon is the first in the 3-race TriState Half Challenge! DETAILS

    The Mystic 10K is the second event in the 3-race Progressive Challenge that starts in April at the Middletown 3.5 Mile and ends in October at the Eversource Hartford Half Marathon! Get training support and an earn an extra medal! DETAILS

    HMF is proud to name the Rotary Club of Mystic as the charity partner of the Mystic Half Marathon & 10K. MORE

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  • DELANEY DASH // 5.25.2019 // OLD SAYBROOK

    BIB PICK UP
    Friday, May 24 : 2-6pm
    soundRUNNER Old Saybrook

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    Delaney Dash is a flat, scenic 4-mile road race on the shoreline of Old Saybrook and is the USATF-CT Championship race. Additionally, the Delaney Dash includes and 1.6 mile walk across the Causeway and Kid’s 1/3 mile run.

    Additional Info:

    • Tshirts to the first 400 registered runners or walkers.
    • Awards
      • $100 to the overall male and female finishers.
      • Prizes to top 3 male and female finishers in specific divisions.
      • First male and female Old Saybrook residents.
      • Finisher medals to kids’ fun run finishers.
    • Free race entry for $100 donation to scholarship fund.
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  • JUNE

  • SONG STRONG 5K // 6.8.2019 // GUILFORD

    All are invited to run or walk in the 2nd annual SongStrong: Keep Kids Safe 5K.  This exciting event takes place on a USATF Certified Course (CT18024JHP) in beautiful Guilford, CT and features panoramic views of Long Island Sound and the historic Guilford Green.  After the race, enjoy food, drinks, fun exhibits, a DJ and much more.  FREE t-shirt to all registered runners.

    The race celebrates the life of Ethan Song who passed away in January 2018 at the age of 15.  All proceeds go to the Ethan Miller Song Foundation, a non-profit that develops and supports Ethan’s causes and programs that keep kids safe.

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  • BRANFORD ROAD RACE // 6.16.2019 // BRANFORD

    BIB PICK UP
    Friday, June 14 : 10am-6pm
    Saturday, June 15 : 10am-6pm
    soundRUNNER Branford

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    Be a part of our Father’s Day tradition in Branford! One of the country’s largest 5 Mile races highlights Branford’s quaint downtown and shoreline districts. Event also includes a 2 Mile Walk and 1 Mile Kids Fun Run. Proceeds benefit Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s, Camp Rising Sun and Notre Dame High School.

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  • JULY

  • CHESTER 4 ON THE 4TH // 7.4.2019 // CHESTER

    BIB PICK UP
    TBA
    soundRUNNER Old Saybrook

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    The race loops through the village of Chester and is USATF sanctioned.  Timing will be provided by Super Race Systems.  Team and individual awards will be presented.
    The Fees:  $20 by June 20; $25 thereafter.  All proceeds benefit the Chester community.
    For more information visit www.chesterrotary.org as the date draws near.
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  • SEA LEGS SHUFFLE 10MI & 5K // 7.28.2019 // GUILFORD

    BIB PICK UP
    Friday, July 26 : 2pm-6pm
    Saturday, July 27 : 10am-4pm
    soundRUNNER Branford

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    The annual 10 Mile, 5K & Kids Fun Run returns to the scenic Guilford shoreline this summer! Courses travel through historic Downtown Guilford and Sachem’s Head. Proceeds benefit the Guilford Center for Children.

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  • AUGUST

  • NIANTIC BAY TRIATHLON // 8.11.2019 // NIANTIC

    #NianticBayTri. A flat, sprint distance race throughout scenic shoreline communities of Niantic and East Lyme, the Niantic Bay Triathlon is a great race for beginner or experienced triathletes.

    Swim a 1/2 mile in the calm of Niantic Bay without waves or strong currents. Bike a 12-mile loop through East Lyme with water views and long straightaways along flat, shaded roads. Run 3.2 miles along the oceanfront area lined with cheering spectators before a spectacular beach finish.

    Triathlon relay teams of two or three athletes are welcome. Niantic Bay Triathlon also offers an Aquabike race option.

    All participants receive a custom short sleeve tech shirt, an awesome finisher’s medal and a post-race beach party. Take a refreshing dip in the bay and then enjoy fresh fruit, delicious freshly baked bread with spreads, yogurt, seasonal specialties and a visit to our own ice cream truck.

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  • SEPTEMBER

  • SURFTOWN HALF & 5K // 9.8.2019 // WESTERLY, RI

    BIB PICK UP
    TBA
    soundRUNNER Glastonbury

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    #SurftownHalf. Running along the ocean front streets of Misquamicut Beach and Watch Hill, RI, the Surftown Half Marathon is a spectacular beach race featuring stunning views! Fast and flat, the 13.1 mile half marathon is a great destination race with live entertainment on the course, pace teams and a well-marked route with timing clocks, fluid stations and support on the course.

    The 2-person relay gives runners a chance to experience the beach party at the Surftown Half with a buddy! Relay participants exchange at the half-way mark.

    The 5K race offers a 3.1 mile beach run to remember! The fast course runs through the Misquamicut beach community.

    All participants get a custom short sleeve tech shirt, a funky beach-themed finisher’s medal and a post-race party right by the shore. Enjoy sports massage, a variety of fresh food options and awards ceremony post-race.

    The Surftown Half Marathon is the second in the 3-race TriState Half Challenge! DETAILS

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  • OCTOBER

  • AEGIS WEALTH PARTNERS VINEYARD HALF & 5K // 10.6.2019 // CLINTON

    BIB PICK UP
    Saturday, October 5 : 10am-4pm
    soundRUNNER Old Saybrook

    All race participants receive 20% off of their purchase when they pick up their race packet during soundRUNNER bib pick up. Offer only valid for the duration of bib pick up.


    Who doesn’t love wine and running? Enjoy Fall running in New England at one of the CT’s most beautiful wineries, Chamard Vineyards! The event includes a half marathon & 10K through the rural back roads of Clinton, CT. Unwind with a glass of wine and to-go lunch! Proceeds benefit Clinton’s Families Helping Families.

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  • DECEMBER

  • RUN FOR A CLAUS // 12.15.2019 // NEW LONDON

    #runHMF. Join hundreds of fellow Santas on this festive holiday race through the historic district of New London. Celebrate the holidays with the fast 2.5 miler that starts and finishes on Bank Street and loops around historic Fort Trumbull State Park. Bring Santa’s little helpers for the HMF FitKids Run- a ½ mile race for kids ages 2-11.

    Entry includes a complete Santa suit along with a merry post-race party at Hot Rod Cafe including a free beer (over 21) or beverage. Get your Santa on in style! Decorate, embellish, bedazzle or jolly-up your Santa suit – awards will be provided for the most festive adult and child costume.

    A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Covenant Shelter of New London, an emergency shelter for families in need. Please also consider a donation of paper goods (paper towels, napkins, toilet paper etc.) to help with urgent needs of the shelter.

    HO HO HOliday Series! Celebrate the season by running all three HMF holiday-themed races: Norwich Winterfest, Blue Back Mitten Run and Run for a Claus. Register early for all 3 events to guarantee commemorative HO HO HOliday Series swag. DETAILS

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