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Family Tradition

Start your turkey day off with a new tradition of fresh air and a whole lot of fun at this family friendly event!

T-Shirt & Medal

The first 750 Adults (12+) registered will receive a FREE race t-shirt! (2020 design TBA) All participants will receive a medal.

Fun at the Ballpark

The first 1,500 registrants will receive a free ticket to a NH Fisher Cats April 2021 game.

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

Have some fun! Earn your pullover!

Complete three of the five NHOC Holiday Hat Trick events and earn your NHOC Holiday Hat Trick pullover with thumbholes! Learn More

5k Course

The 3.1-mile course heads out of the Stadium to Commercial St and incorporates a loop through Manchester’s historic millyard and returns to finish inside back at Center Field in the Stadium.

Start Time: 9:00am

Event Details

RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
THANKSGIVING MORNING

9:00am: Thanksgiving 5k


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 7:30am-8:45am at Race Day HQ located at Delta Dental Stadium, in Manchester, NH.


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

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 at the start/finish line areas.


DIRECTIONS
Delta Dental Stadium, 1 Line Drive, Manchester, NH.

PARKING
Available at all public Manchester City Parking locations.


POST-RACE REFRESHMENTS
Dasani water and Powerade provided by Coca Cola Northern New England, fresh bananas, Yogurt provided by Stonyfield Organic, and Ekoa real fruit bars.


RESULTS driven by AutoFair
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 sponsored by Lindner Dental
Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from this event thanks to our friends at Lindner Dental. Photos will be posted online 2-3 business days following the event.

TEXT RESULTS sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
If you opt into receiving text results, thanks to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care – you will get a text message with your finisher time and a link to the full results page.

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.


OVERALL & AGE GROUP AWARDS
Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall Men & Women, as well as the top 3 male and female in each of the following age groups. (0-12, 13-19,  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
Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.

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

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Virtual Details

VIRTUAL RACE DATE & TIMES
Race with us from where ever you are on Thanksgiving morning or whatever day & time that works for you.


BIBS, T-SHIRTS & MEDALS
Bibs, t-shirts and medals can be picked up at the Millennium Running Retail Store during early bib pick up or mailed to participants.


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 EDT on Sunday, November 29th.


RESULTS
Official Results will be published exclusively on millenniumrunning.com on Monday, November 30. You have until 11:59pm on Sunday, November 29 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 hashtag


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 pints will be assigned for the Delta Dental Points Chase.

Registration

ADULT (ages 12+)
$25 until September 20th at 11:59pm
$30 from September 21st – November 15th at 11:59pm
$35 from November 16th – 25th

KIDS (11 & younger)*
$15 until November 25th

Race Day registration is not available.

*kids category does not include shirt

RUN VIRTUALLY

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

ADULT (ages 12+)
$25 until September 20th at 11:59pm
$30 from September 21st – November 25th

KIDS (11 & younger)*
$15 until November 25th

(must register by 11:59pm on November 17 to receive bib, t-shirt & medal for race day)

*kids category does not include shirt

Your registration includes…

• Fisher Cats Opening Day Ticket: One free ticket to the first 1,500 registrants
• T-Shirt (first 750 adult registrants)
• Finishers Medal

• Free Race Photos
• Finish Line Video

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. Whether it be through event proceeds from our Millennium Running Signature Events or helping organizations raise money with our event services, we strive to enrich our community with fitness and fun while raising valuable funds for hundreds of charities. [+] learn more

Official Event Charity

Millennium Running is proud to support the New Hampshire Food Bank as the official charity beneficiary of the Fisher Cats Thanksgiving 5k. The New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, serves as the only food bank in the state, working to provide nutritious food and resources to the hundreds of thousands of New Hampshire residents that are food insecure. The Food Bank supplies millions of pounds of food annually to more than 425 partner agencies, including food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, children’s programs, senior centers and more. In turn, these agencies provide hunger relief to those suffering from food insecurity throughout the state.

 

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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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138 Bedford Center Road
Bedford, NH 03110

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