Celebrate the Midsummer Festival in historic Old Lyme Village with this family friendly event benefitting the Lymes' Youth Service Bureau (LYSB).
The Midsummer 5K Run features a fast and flat road race, a 5K Run & Walk, and a Kids K. The race will begin at 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.
Pricing 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. Commemorative T-Shirts will be available for 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, 60-69, and 70 plus.
Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24th. On site registrations accepted up to race day.
The Midsummer 5K is sponsored by Mystic Harbor Group.
Pre-Race Packet pick up on Friday, July 26, 9:00-5:00 p.m. at LYSB (59 Lyme Street, Old Lyme)
Saturday, July 27, 2019
6:45 am – Registration opens
8:00 am – 5K Run & Walk
9:00 am – Kids K
Proceeds from the Midsummer 5K will support LYSB's programs for youth and families including mental wellness, drug & alcohol prevention, juvenile justice, positive youth development, and early childhood.
For more info contact LYSB at 860-434-7208 www.lysb.org