Not interested in joining us in-person this year? No problem! Keep the tradition alive and take part in the virtual CT RACE IN THE PARK Run/Walk! Run or walk 3.1 miles (5K) anywhere and anytime you’d like between May 6-8, then submit your results through your haku participant account to make it official!

PERKS

Register for the Virtual CT RACE IN THE PARK 5K option to get in on the RACE action from wherever you’d like! Run or walk anytime between Friday, May 6th and Sunday, May 8th.

VIRTUAL RUN / WALK BENEFITS:

  • • Awesome CT RACE IN THE PARK event shirt mailed to your door!
  • • Verified Results - Details
    • • Results must be submitted through your haku account between 12:00 AM on Friday, 5/6 and 11:59 PM on Monday, 5/9.
    • • Advanced wearable technology integrations
  • • Virtual Enhancements - Details
    • • Downloadable bib
    • • Customizable finisher certificate
    • • Custom CT RACE IN THE PARK Playlist curated by the professionals at Powerstation Events
  • • Support the great work of the CT Breast Health Initiative!

Virtual participants are urged not to run or walk the official courses on Saturday morning (May 7th).

Registration fee is $30 for the Virtual Run / Walk.

This event gives participants the flexibility to participate when and where it is convenient. As such, there are no refunds and no deferments for virtual events.

RESULT SUBMISSION

Participants will be timed and measured using their own timing device. To make your race official, submit a run or walk through your HAKU PARTICIPANT ACCOUNT between 12:00 AM on Friday, May 6th and 11:59 PM on Monday, May 9th using one of the two following options:

  • • OPTION 1 /// ADD FROM WEARABLE – Sync a compatible wearable device prior to your activity. Results will be uploaded to your haku results platform once your watch resyncs to your application. Once your device syncs, select the activity to submit for results.
    • • Compatible with: Suunto / Polar / FitBit / Garmin / Under Armour Fitness
    • • Don’t have a wearable device? No problem! Download the Free MapMyRun / MapMyWalk / MapMyFitness App on your smartphone and use it to track your pace, time, and distance. For complete details on how to use the app and track your activities, CLICK HERE
  • • OPTION 2 /// ADD MANUALLY – Enter results manually. Feel free to submit an image for verification of your activity.

For details regarding activity tracking, wearable devices, timing, and results submission, CLICK HERE

For issues with haku participant accounts, device syncing or leaderboard data, please contact: [email protected]

Note: No awards presented in the virtual run/walk. Results for virtual events will be displayed as their own category and will not be combined with the in-person results.

VIRTUAL RUN / WALK FAQS

What is a virtual run / walk?
A virtual run or walk is an alternative event day experience that allows runners and walkers the freedom and flexibility to take part in an event from wherever they’d like. Simply register online, run or walk the distance, then upload your finish time to compare it to others.

When do I participate and how does it get timed?
You must run or walk your 5K between 12:00 AM on Friday, May 6th and 11:59 PM on Sunday, May 8th and must be submitted through your HAKU PARTICIPANT ACCOUNT by 11:59 PM on Monday, May 9th.

The Virtual Run / Walk is timed and measured using your own timing device.

Where do I run?
Anywhere you want! Start right at your front door, jump on a treadmill, head to your favorite bike trail, or create and explore a special new route to commemorate the RACE. Just be safe, adhere to social distancing recommendations, and follow all public safety directives.