The first 850 people to register will receive a FREE performance fleece!
A unique point-to-point, DOWNHILL course starting at Gould Hill Farm, a quintessential New Hampshire apple orchard with views of fall foliage and running scenic country roads to finish at the NH State House.
Course Time Limit: 3.5 Hours
Start Time: 8:00am
USATF Certified Map (PDF): USATF Certified Course – NH20004BK
RACE DATE & TIME
October 22, 2023 at 8:00AM
EARLY BIB & APPAREL PICK-UP
Available at the Millennium Running Retail Store (138 Bedford Center Road, Bedford, NH) during the following times:
- Saturday, October 21, 2023 (10:30am-6pm)
RACE DAY REGISTRATION & BIB PICK-UP
If not picked up at “Early Bib Pick Up” on Saturday, Bibs can be pick-up on race day from 6:30am-7:45am at the Start located at Gould Hill Farm in Contoocook, NH. Apparel will be available for pick-up at the “hoodie tent” at the Finish located in Concord, NH upon finishing the event 13.1 mile track.
DIRECTIONS TO START
Gould Hill Farm, 656 Gould Hill Rd., Contoocook, NH. [MAP with directions from finish line] Drivers will need to access Gould Hill Rd from Penacook Rd. Drivers will need to drop and go – there will be no parking available at the start.
Finish line parking is available in general city parking within downtown Concord. For more information, visit the Downtown Concord parking website. There is no parking available at the start.
Bus transportation is available from the finish line at the New Hampshire State House to the start line at Gould Hill Farm. The first shuttle will depart from Concord at 6:00am and the last shuttle will leave at 7:00am. ONLY participants will be allowed on the shuttles. [MAP of finish area]
PARTICIPANT DROP-OFF AREA
ALL participant drop-off will take place at Gould Hill Farm. Drivers will need to access Gould Hill Rd from Penacook Rd. Drivers will need to drop and go – there will be no parking available. [MAP of start area]
Spectators will not be allowed at the start. If you wish to cheer your runner on along the course, you may drive along the course as in-bound traffic towards Concord is open, while out-bound traffic is closed to traffic. There are parking areas at Hopkinton Town Hall and Concord Hospital to cheer on runners.
Simply check your bag in the gear drop-off tent at the Start (at Gould Hill Farm) and pick it up at the gear pick-up tent at the Finish. All gear checked at the start will be transported via bus to the finish for you to pick-up.
Water stops will be located at approximately the 2 mile, 3.9 mile, 6 mile, 8.3 mile, and 10.4 mile marks. Powerade will also be available at each stop beginning at the 6 mile mark.
UnTapped Energy packets will be available at the 8.3 mile water stop.
Bathrooms are available at the starting line before the race. Course port-a-johns will be located at each aid station, and at the finish line.
RESULTS powered by Fidium
Live online results will be published exclusively on millenniumrunning.com thanks to our friends at Fidium Fiber.
RACE PHOTOS sponsored by AutoFair
Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from this event thanks to our friends at AutoFair. Photos will be posted online 3-4 business days following the event.
FINISHER VIDEO sponsored by the US Army Recruitment Office
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 thanks to our friends at the US Army Recruitment Office.
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.
Delta Dental New England Half-Marathon medals will be distributed at the finish line.
We encourage all of our runners flying in from out-of-town to fly into Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT). Located about 40 minutes from the start and 25 minutes from the finish line.
TRANSFER TO VIRTUAL OR TO A NEW PARTICIPANT
Should you wish to transfer to the virtual option, begin HERE by editing your entry. After triggering your edit entry link via email, please select “Change Category” button at the top of your entry. From there, you will complete and check out with a new registration and your existing entry will be removed. Be sure to complete and finish the check out of your new registration to finalize your transfer.
If you’d like to transfer your registration to a new participant, begin HERE by editing your entry. After triggering your edit entry link via email, please select “”Transfer Registration” button at the top of your entry. You may then enter the email address of the person who will be transferring into the event in your place. They’ll receive a link to register with your previous entry fee carrying over. Please note, there is a $10 transfer fee to complete this process. Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.
Read a full list of General FAQ’s here.
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VIRTUAL RACE DATE & TIMES
Anytime before Monday, October 23, 2023 at 11:59pm. Whatever time that works for you.
BIBS, APPAREL & MEDALS
Virtual participants that qualify for event give-a-ways, can choose to have them either mailed to them (which is part of the online registration process or part the transfer to virtual process) or pick them up at our Millennium Store during the scheduled Early Bib Pick Up times. If you are unable to make early bib pickup, please elect to have your item(s) shipped as they cannot be guaranteed past event day.
* Shipments are mailed out approximately 3-4 days prior to the event day. Any subsequent virtual transfers or virtual registrants that process shipping will be mailed out the first business day following the event.
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 Monday, October 23.
Official Results will be published exclusively on millenniumrunning.com on Tuesday, October 24. You have until 11:59pm on Monday, October 23 to submit your time using the unique link provided in your confirmation email.
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.
Your registration includes…
• Performance Fleece (first 850 registrants)
• Finisher 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. To date we have distributed more than $1,000,000 to local organizations and charities through our Signature Events. For 2023, we are honored to adopt Solinsky Center for Cancer Care at The Elliot as our official charity partner.
|2021||Shane Whalen||1:08:42||Hooksett, NH|
|2020||Robert Desisto||1:07:18||Burlington, MA|
|2019||Mark LaPrade||1:18:05||Bedford, NH|
|2018||Aaron Dinzeo||1:09:25||Providence, RI|
|2017||Craig McMohan||1:14:22||Manchester, NH|
|2016||Jaidiby Zapata||1:14:39||Milford, NH|
|2015||Jason Ayr||1:07:54*||Allston, MA|
|2014||Peter Harrison||1:08:51||Seattle, WA|
*denotes course records
|2021||Gillian Bennett||1:24:11||Durham, NH|
|2020||Pamela Pinto||1:16:38||Hooksett, NH|
|2019||Hillary Scmitt||1:25:07||Skillman, NJ|
|2018||Brianna Boden||1:21:41||Quincy, MA|
|2017||Pam O’Sullivan||1:19:23||Nashua, NH|
|2016||Mary Klene||1:24:39||Manchester, NH|
|2015||Laura Hagley||1:20:20||Hanover, NH|
|2014||Laura Hagley||1:18:37*||Hanover, NH|
*denotes course records