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.

Go the distance. Earn the jacket!

Complete at least 3 events totaling 26.2 miles to earn the 2019 Elliot Millennium Running Series Jacket. For complete list of events, rules and details, Learn More

**Due to the late addition of this race it will not be included in the All-Millennium category

 

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

Event Details

RACE DAY SCHEDULE
8:15am: Kids Fun Run (100 yards)
9:00am: 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, June 18th 10am-7pm
  • Friday, June 19th 10am-7pm
  • Saturday, June 20th 10am-6pm

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


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

PARKING
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
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.

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 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.


T-SHIRT POLICY:  As a matter of data collection and help our team fine tune our ordering process, all registrants are asked for their shirts size during registration.  Providing this information does not guarantee you a shirt nor a specific size.   Should the event provide shirts “to the first X number of registrants”, you will be provided the shirt you selected assuming that size is available at the time you pick up your bib.   Any swapping of sizes or distribution of leftover apparel will take place at the T-shirt Tent, 15 minutes prior to the start of the race.

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

ADULT (21+):
$35 until May 15th at 11:59pm
$40 from May 16 – June 20 at 11:59pm
$45 Race Day

YOUTH (20 & younger):
$30 until May 15th at 11:59pm
$35 from May 16 – June 20 at 11:59pm
$40 Race Day

100M KIDS FUN RUN (0-8):
Free online until June 20 at 11:59pm
$10 Race Day

Your registration includes…

• Ribfest Admission
• Performance Event Shirt (first 1,000 5 miler registrants)
• Beer Ticket (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 $600,000 to these local charities and organizations.

Veterans Count, the philanthropic arm of Easterseals NH Military & Veterans Services (MVS), provides critical and timely financial assistance and services when no other resource is available to veterans, service members and their families, to ensure their dignity, health and overall well-being.

Veterans Count continues to ensure that 90% of every net dollar raised is spent to provide services and grow resources for NH veterans, service members and their families.

COURSE CHAMPIONS

YEAR NAME TIME HOMETOWN
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

YEAR NAME TIME HOMETOWN
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

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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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Bedford, NH 03110

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