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the Mystic Irish 5K

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Wear your best green gear and join us for the annual Mystic Irish 5k certified race to celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend in Mystic. The certified course starts and ends in Downtown Mystic and travels along scenic River Road and the banks of the Mystic River. The race winners have a reserved spot to march in the Mystic Irish Parade the next day!

Race with Laces! Donate $5 to our Scholarship Program to help local families in need participate in Groton Parks and Recreation programs and receive a pair of green Speed Laces as a thank you gift. Those who run the race with the green laces are eligible for additional prizes!

Be sure to Join our new Southeastern CT Running Club Facebook group. Thanks to our amazing Community Partners Kelley's Pace Mystic and Advantage Personal Training for joining the effort to help connect local runners.

Race map

Thank you to our Community Partners for your continued support!
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