*hats to the first 750 registrants.
Join the fun. Earn the swag!
Complete at least 3 of the 6 Green Stride Series events and earn your series pullover. For complete list of events, rules and details, Learn More…
Go the distance. Earn the jacket!
Complete at least 3 events totaling 26.2 miles to earn the Elliot Millennium Running Series Jacket. For complete list of events, rules and details, Learn More…
Run more, run faster, score points!
The Points Chase is a motivational and competitive component to participating in our Signature events. For standings, rules and details, Learn More…
Waterfront 10K Course
The locals will tell you that the “New Castle Loop” is almost a rite of passage to running on the Seacoast. Highlights of this race include stunning views of the Portsmouth Shipyard, the naval prison, the Piscataqua River, lobster boats, sailboats, the lighthouse, the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel and Marina as you cross over 4 bridges. This course is sure to be one of your favorites.
RACE DATE & TIMES
Sunday, April 28, 2024
Great Island Common
301 Wentworth Road, New Castle, NH 03854
Limited VIP Parking is available on Great Island Common, adjacent to the registration area and start/finish line. Participants that registered for VIP parking will receive an email on Friday, April 28th with their parking pass.
General parking will be available at Portsmouth High School (50 Andrew Jarvis Dr, Portsmouth). Shuttle buses will pick up and drop off participants at Alumni Circle in front of the High School. Shuttle buses will run continuously prior to the race (7:30am – 9:10am) and after the race (10am-11:45am).
RUNNER DROP OFF / PICK-UP:
Runner Drop is conveniently located at the front driveway of Great Island Common prior to the race starting (7:30am – 9:15am) and after there race (10am-11:45am).
There is NO STREET PARKING PERMITTED ON ANY PUBLIC STREETS IN NEW CASTLE.
EARLY BIB & HAT PICK-UP
Available at the Millennium Running Retail Store (138 Bedford Center Road, Bedford, NH) during the following days/times:
- Saturday, April 27th from 10:30am to 6:00pm
RACE DAY BIB PICK-UP
Available starting at 8:00am at the registration tents at our Race Day HQ (Great Island Common, 301 Wentworth Road, New Castle, NH 03854) adjacent to the Start/Finish Line.
Gear check will be available at the registration area.
There are 3 water stops approximately every 1.5 miles.
Dasani water and Powerade provided by Coca Cola Northern New England, non-alcoholic beer provided by Athletic Brewing Company, fresh bananas and yogurt provided by Stonyfield Organic.
RESULTS sponsored by xfinity
Live online results thanks to our friends at xfinity will be published exclusively on MillenniumRunning.com
Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from this event. Photos will be posted online 2-3 business days following the event.
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.
Awards to the Top 3 Overall Men & Women. Awards will also be given out to the top 3 male and female in each 5-yr age group. (19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34 … 80+).
TRANSFER TO VIRTUAL OR TO A NEW PARTICIPANT
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.
If you’d like to transfer your registration to a new participant, begin HERE by editing your entry. After triggering your edit entry link via email, please select “”Transfer Registration” button at the top of your entry. You may then enter the email address of the person who will be transferring into the event in your place. They’ll receive a link to register with your previous entry fee carrying over. Please note, there is a $10 transfer fee to complete this process. Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.
Read a full list of General FAQ’s here.
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VIRTUAL RACE DATE & TIMES
Race with us from where ever you are on whatever day & time that works for you before 11:59pm on Monday after the race.
BIBS & SCHWAG
Running Hats are limited to the first 750 registered in-person and virtual participants combined. 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 of 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, only if inventory allows.
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 on Monday after the race.
Official Results will be published exclusively on millenniumrunning.com on Tuesday after the race. You have until 11:59pm on Monday after the race to submit your time using the unique link provided in your confirmation email.
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 their Elliot Millennium Series Jacket! However, no points will be assigned for the Delta Dental Points Chase.
Your registration includes…
• Running Hat (first 750 registrants)
• Finisher Medal
• Beer Ticket (ages 21+)
• Free Race Photos
• Finish Line Video
Official Charity Partner
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 over $1,000,000 to local organizations and charities through our Signature Events. For 2023, we are honored to adopt the Solinsky Center for Cancer Care at The Elliot as our official charity partner.