Delta Dental New England Half Marathon - MillenniumRunning.com
 

The first 850 people to register will receive a FREE performance fleece!

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Half-Marathon Course

A unique point-to-point, DOWNHILL course starting at Gould Hill Farm, a quintessential New Hampshire apple orchard with views of fall foliage and running scenic country roads to finish at the NH State House.

Course Time Limit: 4 Hours

Start Time: 8:00am

USATF Certified Map (PDF): USATF Certified Course – NH20004BK

Event Details

RACE DATE & TIME
October 22, 2023 at  8:00AM


EARLY BIB & APPAREL PICK-UP
Available at the Millennium Running Retail Store (138 Bedford Center Road, Bedford, NH) during the following times:

  • Saturday, October 21, 2023 (10:30am-6pm)

RACE DAY REGISTRATION & BIB PICK-UP
If not picked up at “Early Bib Pick Up” on Saturday, Bibs can be pick-up on race day from 6:30am-7:45am at the Start located at Gould Hill Farm in Contoocook, NH. Apparel will be available for pick-up at the “hoodie tent” at the Finish located in Concord, NH upon finishing the event 13.1 mile track.


DIRECTIONS TO START
Gould Hill Farm, 656 Gould Hill Rd., Contoocook, NH. [MAP with directions from finish line] Drivers will need to access Gould Hill Rd from Penacook Rd. Drivers will need to drop and go – there will be no parking available at the start.

DIRECTIONS TO FINISH
New Hampshire State House, 107 N Main Street, Concord, NH. [MAP with directions from finish line]

PARKING
Finish line parking is available in general city parking within downtown Concord. For more information, visit the Downtown Concord parking website. There is no parking available at the start.

PARTICIPANT SHUTTLES
Bus transportation is available from the finish line at the New Hampshire State House to the start line at Gould Hill Farm. The first shuttle will depart from Concord at 6:00am and the last shuttle will leave at 7:00am. ONLY participants will be allowed on the shuttles. [MAP of finish area]

PARTICIPANT DROP-OFF AREA
ALL participant drop-off will take place at Gould Hill Farm. Drivers will need to access Gould Hill Rd from Penacook Rd. Drivers will need to drop and go – there will be no parking available. [MAP of start area]

SPECTATOR INFORMATION
Spectators will not be allowed at the start. If you wish to cheer your runner on along the course, you may drive along the course as in-bound traffic towards Concord is open, while out-bound traffic is closed to traffic. There are parking areas at Hopkinton Town Hall and Concord Hospital to cheer on runners.


GEAR CHECK
Simply check your bag in the gear drop-off tent at the Start (at Gould Hill Farm) and pick it up at the gear pick-up tent at the Finish. All gear checked at the start will be transported via bus to the finish for you to pick-up.

WATER STOPS
Water stops will be located at approximately the 2 mile, 3.9 mile, 6 mile, 8.3 mile, and 10.4 mile marks. Powerade will also be available at each stop beginning at the 6 mile mark.

UNTAPPED STOP
UnTapped Energy packets will be available at the 8.3 mile water stop.

BATHROOMS
Bathrooms are available at the starting line before the race. Course port-a-johns will be located at each aid station, and at the finish line.


POST RACE REFRESHMENTS
Dasani water and Powerade are provided by Coca Cola Northeast, yogurt provided by Stonyfield Organic and bananas.


RESULTS powered by Fidium
Live online results will be published exclusively on millenniumrunning.com thanks to our friends at Fidium Fiber.

RACE PHOTOS sponsored by AutoFair
Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from this event thanks to our friends at AutoFair. Photos will be posted online 3-4 business days following the event.

FINISHER VIDEO sponsored by the US Army Recruitment Office
Finishers of the event will receive a link to their finisher video. The link will be emailed online 1-2 business days following the event thanks to our friends at the US Army Recruitment Office.


AGE-GROUP AWARDS
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female in each 5-yr age group. (19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34 … 80+). Stop by the Awards Tent following the race to claim your award. Awards will not be mailed after the event.

FINISHER MEDALS
Delta Dental New England Half-Marathon medals will be distributed at the finish line.


AIR TRAVEL
We encourage all of our runners flying in from out-of-town to fly into Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT). Located about 40 minutes from the start and 25 minutes from the finish line.


TRANSFER TO VIRTUAL
Should you wish to transfer to the virtual option, begin HERE by editing your entry. After triggering your edit entry link via email, please select “Change Category” button at the top of your entry. From there, you will complete and check out with a new registration and your existing entry will be removed. Be sure to complete and finish the check out of your new registration to finalize your transfer. Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.

GENERAL FAQs
Read a full list of General FAQ’s here.

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Virtual Details

VIRTUAL RACE DATE & TIMES
Anytime before Monday, October 23, 2023 at 11:59pm. Whatever time that works for you.


BIBS, APPAREL & MEDALS
Virtual participants that qualify for event give-a-ways, can choose to have them either mailed to them (which is part of the online registration process or part the transfer to virtual process) or pick them up at our Millennium Store during the scheduled Early Bib Pick Up times. If you are unable to make early bib pickup, please elect to have your item(s) shipped as they cannot be guaranteed past event day.
* Shipments are mailed out approximately 3-4 days prior to the event day.  Any subsequent virtual  transfers or virtual registrants that process shipping will be mailed out the first business day following the event.  


HOW DO I SUBMIT MY RESULTS?
It’s easy! On race week we will be sending you a unique link via email to your RunReg entry that will allow you to submit your race results. Results must be submitted by 11:59pm EDT on Monday, October 23.


RESULTS
Official Results will be published exclusively on millenniumrunning.com on Tuesday, October 24. You have until 11:59pm on Monday, October 23 to submit your time using the unique link provided in your confirmation email.


AWARDS
Everyone wins their own virtual race!  As such, there will be no recognition of race times.


What about the Elliot Millennium Series and Delta Dental Points Chase?
Virtual registrants will earn miles towards the Elliot Millennium Series Jacket! However, no points will be assigned for the Delta Dental Points Chase.

Registration

INDIVIDUAL:
$75 until September 4 at 11:59pm
$85 from September 5 – October 22 at 11:59pm

$100 Race Day (based on availability)

No Youth or Kids price tier available.

RUN VIRTUALLY

Unable to make it to the race in person? Run the race anywhere you want and submit your results online.

$40 Individual

Your registration includes…

• Performance Fleece (first 850 registrants)
• Finisher Medal
• Free Race Photos
• Finish Line Video

CHARITY BENEFICIARY

Millennium Running takes great pride in not only producing the best events possible for our running community, but more importantly, we are proud to give back to our local community. To date we have distributed more than $1,000,000 to local organizations and charities through our Signature Events. For 2022, we are honored to adopt New England Heart & Vascular Institute  as our official charity partner.

COURSE CHAMPIONS

YEAR NAME TIME HOMETOWN
2021 Shane Whalen 1:08:42 Hooksett, NH
2020 Robert Desisto 1:07:18 Burlington, MA
2019 Mark LaPrade 1:18:05 Bedford, NH
2018 Aaron Dinzeo 1:09:25 Providence, RI
2017 Craig McMohan 1:14:22 Manchester, NH
2016 Jaidiby Zapata 1:14:39 Milford, NH
2015 Jason Ayr 1:07:54* Allston, MA
2014 Peter Harrison 1:08:51 Seattle, WA

*denotes course records

YEAR NAME TIME HOMETOWN
2021 Gillian Bennett 1:24:11 Durham, NH
2020 Pamela Pinto 1:16:38 Hooksett, NH
2019 Hillary Scmitt 1:25:07 Skillman, NJ
2018 Brianna Boden 1:21:41 Quincy, MA
2017 Pam O’Sullivan 1:19:23 Nashua, NH
2016 Mary Klene 1:24:39 Manchester, NH
2015 Laura Hagley 1:20:20 Hanover, NH
2014 Laura Hagley 1:18:37* Hanover, NH

*denotes course records

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