Midsummer Run

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pre-Race Packet Pick Up

Saturday, July 28, 2018
6:45 a.m. Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. 5 K Run & Walk
9:00 a.m. Kids K

LOCATION: Lymes’ Youth Service Bureau, 59 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

REGISTRATION:  Online registration has closed, but you can register on Friday at our office 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or on Saturday starting at 6:45 a.m.
Paper Registration Form (for mail or on site registrations)

DONATIONS:  If you can’t join us at the event but wish to make a donation Click Here for our secure donations page

SPONSORSHIPS: Sponsorship Opportunities

Celebrate the Midsummer Festival in historic Old Lyme Village with this family friendly event. The Midsummer Run benefits the Lymes’ Youth Service Bureau and will go to LYSB’s Timothy P. Buckley Memorial Fund in support of mental wellness and addiction prevention.  #BeRemarkable

The Lyme Youth Services Bureau Midsummer 5K Run features a fast and flat road race, a 5K Run & Walk, and a Kids K. The race will begin at the LYSB located at 59 Lyme Street and wind through the beautiful streets of the village. The race is held on the morning of the renowned Old Lyme Midsummer Festival, kicking off a weekend of cultural, artistic and community events at multiple sites throughout Old Lyme’s Historic District. 

Registration fees for the 5K (run and walk) is $30 for adults, $15 for youth (18 and under). Registration for the “Kids K” fun run is $10. Chip timing will be provided by Timing Plus New England for 5K runners only. Commemorative T-Shirts will be available for the the first 200 registered participants.

The overall top three men and women will be recognized as well as the top age group winner in the men and women divisions. Divisions will be broken down as follows: Youth 14 and under, 15 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, and 70 plus.

Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25th. On site registrations accepted up to race day.

Volunteers needed!  Email 5olsens@comcast.net to volunteer.  Thank you!!

Paper Registration form (for mail or on-site registration)

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