Midsummer Run

LYSB Midsummer 5K

Saturday, July 27, 2024

Packet Pick Up – Friday, July 27, 2024
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pre-Race Packet Pick Up

Race Day – Saturday, July 27, 2024
6:45 a.m. Registration Opens – Packet Pick Up
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: CLICK HERE Online registration will close on Wednesday, July 26 at 11:59 p.m.  In-person and paper registrations will be taken up till race time.

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 programs for youth and families in the areas of mental wellness, drug & alcohol prevention, positive youth development, juvenile justice, early childhood, and social services.  Empowering Youth for A Better Future.

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 24th. On site registrations accepted up to race day with a paper registration form (printable/fillable) CLICK HERE

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

Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors