The best post-race ever!

Your registration includes free entry into the Rotary’s Rock’n Ribfest, where all 21+ participants can redeem their 2 beer tickets! The Rock’n Ribfest has been named New England’s premier family event –  where you can enjoy the best barbecue in New Hampshire with music and entertainment!

Post Race Refreshments include: Dasani water and Powerade are provided by Coca Cola Northern New England, pizza provided by American Flatbread Company, and Yogurt provided by Stonyfield Organic in the area of Race Day HQ.

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Complete at least 3 events totaling 26.2 miles to earn the 2018 Elliot Millennium Running Series Jacket. For complete list of events, rules and details, Learn More

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5 Miler Course

This course starts at the Anheuser-Bush Brewery and heads north up Daniel Webster Highway, makes a slight right onto D.W. Drive before turning right on Island Drive, then turns back onto D.W. Drive before turning left on Pondview Drive, and finally heading south on Daniel Webster Highway for the journey back to the brewery.

USATF certification number NH14012TY, USATF certified map

Start Time: 9:00am

Location: Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Merrimack, NH

Event Details

RACE DAY SCHEDULE
8:15am: Kids Fun Run (100 yards) sponsored by Primrose School at Bedford Hills
9:00am: Immediate Care Ribfest 5 Miler Start
10:00am: RibFest Opens Early for Runners – Ribfest Details


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

  • TBD

RACE DAY BIB PICK-UP
Available from 7am-8:45am at Race Day HQ located at the Anheuser-Busch complex in Merrimack, NH.

*20% OFF SAUCONY RUNNING SHOES
Receive 20% off Saucony (the official running shoe of the Immediate Care Ribfest 5 Miler) running shoe purchases during early bib pick-up.


DIRECTIONS
Anheuser-Busch Brewery, 221 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054

PARKING
Parking is not available at Anheuser-Bush, but is available at nearby marked lots. LEARN MORE about Rock’n Ribfest parking.   There is no parking inside RibFest.

RUNNER DROP OFF
If you are dropping off a participant or family member, please do so at the main entrance to Anheuser-Busch facility. You will not be permitted to drive into the facility.


GEAR CHECK
Gear check will be available for all participants in the Race Day HQ area. Simply check your bag in the Pelmac Industries Secure Gear Check tent inside Race Day HQ and pick it up after you finish.

AID STATIONS
There are 2 dedicated aid stations that can be accessed out and back on the course which makes for a total of 4 water stops at approximately 1 mile, 2 mile, 3, mile and 4 miles.

BATHROOMS
There are dozens of port-o-johns located inside RibFest for participants before and after the race.  There are no bathrooms on the course.

POST RACE REFRESHMENTS
Dasani water and Powerade are provided by Coca Cola Northern New England, pizza provided by American Flatbread Company, and Yogurt provided by Stonyfield Organic in the area of Race Day HQ.


RESULTS sponsored by AutoFair Honda
All results will be displayed live at the Millennium Running timing trailer adjacent to the finish line. Live online results will be published exclusively on MillenniumRunning.com.

RACE PHOTOS provided by Tufts Health Freedom Plan
Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from this event thanks to our friends at Tufts Health Freedom Plan. 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-GRADED AWARDS
Awards will be given to the Top 50 overall age-graded percent finishers. 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.


REFUNDS & TRANSFERS: Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.

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

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Registration

Your registration includes…

• Ribfest Admission
• Performance Event Shirt (first 1,800 5 miler registrants)
• Two Beer Tickets (ages 21+)
• Personalized Bib (if registered 30 days before event)
• Free Race Photos
• Finish Line Video

CHARITY BENEFICIARY

With every event Millennium Running is proud to donate back to and support local organizations and charities. To date, Millennium Running has donated over $400,000 to these local charities and organizations. The Immediate Care Ribfest 5 Miler is proud to support the Nashua West Rotary Club, New Horizons food pantry and shelter, Miss NH scholarship program, Cub Scouts, and other deserving local organizations.

COURSE CHAMPIONS

YEAR NAME TIME HOMETOWN
2018 Amos Sang 24:37 Chicopee, MA
2017 Amos Sang 24:32 Chicopee, MA
2016 Ruben Sanca 24:38 Lowell, MA
2015 Mike Danaher 26:08 Nashua, NH
2014 Jeff Veiga 24:20* Lowell, MA
2013 Phil Shaw 26:18 Manchester, NH
2012 Ethan Brown 25:17 Lowell, MA

*denotes course records

YEAR NAME TIME HOMETOWN
2018 Semehar Tesfaye 27:25* Revere, MA
2017 Holly Rees 27:48 Somerville, MA
2016 Stephanie Wilson 30:38 Somerville, MA
2015 Morgan Sansing 30:32 Chester, NH
2014 Denise Sandahl 28:40 Bow, NH
2013 Keeley Maguire 29:28 Dover, NH
2012 Karin Biskovich 33:33 Weare, NH

*denotes course records

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