Important Event Information:

In-person registration closes at 9:00am on Thursday, October 22. Bib numbers and personalized race day schedules will be emailed on Thursday and posted on our website.

Virtual registration will remain open until Noon on Sunday, October 25.

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…

5K Course

A one loop course that starts and finishes at Backyard Brewery & Kitchen.

Start Time: 9:00am – 11:00am in a time trial start format adhering to social distancing guidelines.

 

Event Details

RACE DATES & TIME
Saturday, October 24, 2020 starting 9:00am in a time-trail start format.


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

  • Friday, October 23, 2020 (10am-7pm)

RACE DAY BIB PICK-UP
Available at the registration tent located at Backyard Brewery in Manchester, NH during your scheduled pick up time.


HEALTH & SAFETY
The health and safety of our participants, volunteers, and staff is the most important aspect of our events. Our team at Millennium Running helped spearhead the implementation of guidelines published by Governor Sununu’s Task Force for road races in the State of NH. Millennium Running will continue to ensure all safety procedures at our events are followed to protect our running community.

MASK / FACE COVERING REQUIREMENTS
In accordance with NH Governor Sununu’s Emergency Order 63 Pursuant Executive Order 2020-04 and Extend by Order 2020-05 to 2020-16, face coverings will be required for this event during the following circumstances or when physical distancing cannot be maintained.

  • Check-in / Registration Area
  • Staging Zone
  • Corral Zone
  • Post Race Area

Disposable masks are recommended for the start. If you would like to dispose of your mask before you run, a trash can will be available at the on deck position. Reusable masks will be provided thanks to Delta Dental at the finish.

Face coverings are NOT REQUIRED while participating (running or walking on the course), in the Start Zone, and warming up or cooling down when physical distancing can be maintained.  (CLICK HERE for an info graphic of the zones)

START LINE PROCEDURES
This event will utilize “time trial start” format that will facilitate “social distancing” for the entirety of the event. Participants will be seeded based off their self-submitted paces. Athletes will start one-by-one in a time-trial format, 10 seconds after one another. Participants will be assigned a dedicated start time along with specific times for parking, check-in time and report to corral time.

Estimated Start Times (based on pace / seed times)
• TBA

* Exact start times to be assigned/emailed with bib number assignment 2 days prior to the event.
** CLICK HERE for a pace chart / conversion to estimate your times, pace, and finisher times.

SPECTATORS
All spectators are required to abide by social distancing guidelines and avoid congregating along the course and at the finish line/post race areas.


AID STATIONS
There will not be any aid stations or water provided on the course. If you know you will need water while you are on the course please be sure to bring it with you.

BATHROOMS
Port-o-johns will be available In the start/finish area. Please utilize the hand sanitizer provided inside and outside of the unit.

POST RACE REFRESHMENTS
Dasani bottled water provided by Coca Cola Northeast will be available at the finish line.

POST RACE BEERS
All adult in-person (21+) participants will have bib tear off tags for 2 post race beers redeemable at the Backyard Brewery & Kitchen. ID required.


RESULTS
All results will be displayed live at the Millennium Running vehicle adjacent to the finish line. Live online results will be published exclusively on MillenniumRunning.com and all finishers will receive a results email. NOTE: Due to the time-trial starts, all results will be nettime only.

TEXT RESULTS
If you opt into receiving text results, you will get a text with your finisher time and a link to the full results page.

RACE PHOTOS
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.

FINISHER VIDEO
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.


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.


REFUNDS & TRANSFERS
All transfer requests must be made by Thursday, October 22nd at 9:00am. Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.  Please submit transfer requests HERE

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

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Virtual Details

VIRTUAL RACE DATE & TIMES
Anytime during “race week” from Monday, October 19 through Sunday, October 25, 2020. Whatever time that works for you.

Download your virtual bib


HOW DO I SUBMIT MY RESULTS?
It’s easy! On Thursday, October 22, 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 Sunday, October 25.


RESULTS
Official Results will be published exclusively on millenniumrunning.com on Monday, October 26. You have until 11:59pm on Sunday, October 25 to submit your time using the unique link provided in your confirmation email.


RACE PHOTOS
Be your own photographer! Take a selfie using our new app and we’ll provide you with a link to the official race photos.  We also you invite you to share your experience on Facebook and Instagram tagging @millenniumrunning and using the #millenniumrunning


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 AGES 21+:
$25 until October 14 at 11:59pm
$30 from October 15 – October 22 at 9:00am

Race Day registration not available

INDIVIDUAL AGES 20 and younger:
$20 until October 22 at 9:00am

Race Day registration not available

RUN VIRTUALLY

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

$20 Individual
(virtual participants will ONLY receive access to a downloadable bib)

Your registration includes…

• Pint Glass (limited to first 350 registered in-person 21+ participants)
• Two Post Race Beers (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 $900,000 to local organizations and charities through our Signature Events. For 2020, we are honored to adopt Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock as our official charity partner.

Don’t forget to share!

Take a minute or two to snap a selfie and share it with us on Facebook or Instagram. Don’t forget to tag us @millenniumrunning and use the hashtags: #millenniumrunning #runnh and #oktoberfest5k – if you can think of others, use those too – get creative!

       

About Us

 

Millennium Running is fueled by the passion of promoting healthy, enjoyable lifestyles. With over a dozen Signature road races and triathlons, a running specialty store, the Millennium Running Club, plus all-purpose timing and event services. 

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Millennium Running
138 Bedford Center Road
Bedford, NH 03110

Events: 603.488.1186
Retail: 603.472.7867

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