Long-sleeve performance shirt
(to all registrants)
Official finisher’s medal
(to all finishers)
One (1) Beer ticker to all 21+ runners (Shipyard Brewing Co.)
Personalized race bib (if registered 30 days prior)
Free race photos (Available 2-3 business days after event)
The race starts on Elm Street in Downtown Manchester in front of the SNHU Arena, one block from Race Day HQ at Veteran’s Park. Heading south from the start the runners will turn left onto Wyoming Street towards Calef Road. Runners will then face a slight uphill turning on Mitchell Street before a sharp downhill as they descend towards the first a two journeys onto Manchester’s Riverwalk. Runners continue back to Granite Street before a trip past the start line and down Elm Street. They will then journey down Mechanic Street towards Canal Street in the heart of Manchester’s historic mill yard district. The course heads north on to North River Road and travels past Stark Park, named for General John Stark, New Hampshire’s foremost Revolutionary War hero and author of New Hampshire’s motto “Live free or Die.”
This early section of the course consists of rolling hills leading up to the intersection of North River Road and Bennington Street where the run turns right. Just after the 7.5 mile mark the course turns right on Campbell Road and heads downhill to Juniper Street and enters the Dorrs Pond trail.
From here the route crosses the Daniel Webster Highway and turns left then right before entering Belmont Street and heading south. At approximately 10.5 miles the run turns left on Circular Drive and sweeps around the perimeter of Derryfield Park. It exits the park on Bridge St and turns right on to Mammoth Road past the Derryfield Country Club. The course joins Hanover Street for a one-mile cruise back to downtown Manchester.
At the intersection of Hanover and Elm Street, the half Marathon turns left and heads to the finish line.
Earn your 2016 Elliot Millennium Running Series Jacket by completing one of three levels! Each level adds to your Series award at the end of the year.
• Millennium Marathon, complete 26.2 cumulative miles
• Ultra, complete 40 cumulative miles
• All-Millennium Team, complete every Millennium Signature Event *Manchester City Marathon, powered by SNHU, is a chance to gain additional mileage, but won’t count against All-Millennium qualification*
All of the 16 Millennium Running signature events in 2016 will comprise the Series