7:00am   : Coaches Packet Pickup Opens
7:00am   : Open Race Registration Opens
8:00am   : Open Race
9:00am   : Girls Freshman Race
9:30am   : Boys Freshman Race
10:00am : Girls “C” JV Race
10:45am : Boys “C” JV Race
11:15am : Girls “B” JV Race
11:45am : Boys “B” JV Race
12:15pm : Girls “A” Varsity – Small School
12:45pm : Boys “A” Varsity – Small School
1:15pm   : Girls “A” Varsity – Large School
1:45pm   : Boys “A” Varsity – Large School
2:30pm   : Varsity Awards Ceremony




Coaches will need to register and fill out the information sheet that can be found HERE. This is for the collection of accurate contact information. All meet communication will be made through this platform, teams will not be considered registered until their coach has signed up as the school’s point of contact.

High School Coaches will then register their rosters via a DirectAthletics invite. The deadline to register your team is Monday, September 16, 2019 at 9:00am.

Registration Fees:  Entries fees or school PO’s need to be post marked by September 13, 2019. Late entry fees will ONLY be accepted with the late fee of $25. Entry fees can be done via check or credit card (at the point of coaches registration online). Please make checks payable to: Millennium Running. Checks can be sent to: Millennium Running, 138 Bedford Center Road, Bedford, NH 03110

$125 per team*

Unlimited Entries

Covers unlimited athletes (7 x “A”, 7 x “B”, “C” & Freshmen Unlimited) of one gender

*if paid prior to 9/17/18. After this date, a $25 late fee will be incurred

$25 per athlete

Individual HS Athletes on Incomplete Non-Scoring Teams




Starting Boxes: Starting boxes are assigned randomly for each varsity race. Freshman and JV races will use the same box number as their varsity team. In those Freshman and Varsity races please allow no more than three athletes on the front line as there will be two schools (one large, one small) per box.

2018 Box Assignments

Directions: Derryfield Park, Louis Israel Martel Dr, Manchester, NH.

Course: 2.1 Mile ‘Freshman’ Course and the famed 5k cross country course at Derryfield Park.

5k Course Map
2.1 Mile Course Map

Timing & Scoring: Each H.S. athlete will receive a finishing time and for all races (except the JV “C” races) team scores will be produced.

Team Size: Team entry fees will cover unlimited athletes! Due to course safety the Varsity and JV “B” races are limited to 7 entries per team. The JV “C” and Freshman races each have unlimited entries to teams.

Large vs Small School Competition: The NHIAA defines Division I, or Large School, as an enrollment of 1200+ students. The Manchester Invitational will honor that as a guideline for our event as well. That being said, any team may “race up” if they wish!

Results: Official results will be produced using chip timing in conjunction with FinishLynx cameras. Each athlete will receive a bib with timing chip adhered to the back, as well as a corresponding hip number. Results will be displayed on monitors adjacent to the finish line and published live on Printed results will also be available to all coaches upon request.


Varsity Races:
Individuals: Medals for Top 25, and Overall Winner
Team: Medals for team members on first place team.

Freshman Races: 
Individuals: Medals for Top 25, and Overall Winner
Team: Medals for team members on first place team

Team Tents: Teams are welcome to set up tents throughout Derryfield Park.

Bus Parking: Dedicated bus parking will be locating at Hillside Middle School (please use the Belmont St. entrance).

Spectator Parking: Parking will be available on residential side streets.




Varsity 5k Meet Records

15:17 – Ben True, Greely, ME – 2003
17:42 – Erin Sullivan, Mt. Mans., Vt  – 1998

Freshman 2.1m Meet Records

11:10 – William Heenan, Londonderry, NH – 2017
12:14 – Caroline Fischer, BG, NH – 2016



OPEN 5K XC RACE (Alumni, Coaches, General Public)

Did you run the famed Derryfield Course in High School?   Are you looking for a challenge?    This community 5k kicks off the Derryfield Invitational on the same course as the high school kids run later in the morning.

• 5k Open Race –  ONLINE: $20
• 5k Open Race – RACE DAY: *$25
 *Available beginning at 7:00am on Race Day at Derryfield Park

Start Time: 8am  (click here for the event schedule)

Course: The Open race will use the same 5k cross country course as the high school athletes. (Derryfield XC Course Map)

Results: Official results will be produced using chip timing. Results will be displayed on flat screen monitors adjacent to the finish line and published live on

Open Race Awards: Awards to the Top 3 Overall Men & Women. Awards will also be given out to the male and female age group winners. (<12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+). Stop by the Awards Tent located in the Race Day HQ following the race to claim your award. Awards will not be mailed after the event.

Open Race Parking: Parking will be available on residential side streets.

Photos: Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from all of our signature events. Photos will be posted online 2-3 business days following the event.

Elliot Millennium Series: The Manchester Invite Open Race will count 3.1 miles and 1 completed race towards the Elliot Millennium Series.

Refunds & Transfers: Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.


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Bedford, NH 03110

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