The best post-race ever!
Your registration includes free entry into the Great American RibFest, where all 21+ participants can redeem complimentary beer tickets! The Great American RibFest is 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.
5 Miler Course
This course starts at the Anheuser-Busch 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
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
8:15am: Stonyfield Lil’ Piglet Run (100 yards)
9:00am: Orangetheory Fitness Ribfest 5 Miler Start
10:00am: Great American Ribfest Opens Early for Runners
EARLY BIB PICK-UP
Available at the Millennium Running Retail Store (138 Bedford Center Road, Bedford, NH) during the following days/times:
- Thursday, Oct. 1st 10am-7pm
- Friday, Oct. 2nd 10am-7pm
RACE DAY BIB PICK-UP
Available from 7am-8:45am at Race Day HQ located at the Anheuser-Busch complex in Merrimack, NH.
Anheuser-Busch Brewery, 221 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054
VIP Parking is available at Anheuser-Busch and can be purchased during online registration for $20.
General Parking is located at Elbit Systems ($10 donation to Elbit Charity) and Merrimack Premium Outlets (free with shuttle).
Click HERE for a detailed parking map
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 will be available for all participants in the Race Day HQ area. Simply check your bag in the Gear Check tent inside Race Day HQ and pick it up after you finish.
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.
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.
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 will be given to the Top 100 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.
SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS
$35 until September 13th at 11:59pm
$40 from September 14 – October 2 at 11:59pm
$45 Race Day
YOUTH (20 & younger):
$30 until September 13th at 11:59pm
$35 from September 14 – October 2 at 11:59pm
$40 Race Day
100M KIDS FUN RUN (0-8):
Free online until October 2 at 11:59pm
$10 Race Day
With every event Millennium Running is proud to donate back to and support local organizations and charities. To date, Millennium Running has donated over $800,000 to these local charities and organizations. The Orange Theory Ribfest 5 Miler is proud to support the Merrimack Rotary Club and the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
|2019||Neal Darmondy||25:36||Bow, NH|
|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||26:16||Manchester, NH|
|2012||Ethan Brown||25:17||Lowell, MA|
*denotes course records
|2019||Mary Klene||31:48||Manchester, NH|
|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