Stretch Lab RibFest 5 Miler -

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 and Yogurt provided by Stonyfield Organic.

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

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

8:30am: Stonyfield Organic Lil’ Piglet Run (100 yards)
9:00am: Stretch Lab Ribfest 5 Miler Start
10:00am: Great American Ribfest Opens Early for Runners

Available at the Millennium Running Retail Store (138 Bedford Center Road, Bedford, NH) on Saturday, July 22 from 10:30am-6pm

Available from 7:30am-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)

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.

Dasani water and Powerade are provided by Coca Cola Northern New England, and Yogurt provided by Stonyfield Organic in the area of Race Day HQ.

Admission to the Great American Ribfest, beginning at 10:00am on race day, is included with race entry. Participants will use their race bib to gain access and participants (ages 21+) can use their beer ticket to redeem their post race beer.

RESULTS sponsored by xfinity
Live online results thanks to our friends at xfinity will be published exclusively on

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.

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 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.

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. Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.

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



Virtual Event Details

Anytime before 11:59pm on Monday, July 24, 2023. Whatever time that works for you.

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.  

It’s easy! On the week of the event 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 on Monday, July 24.

Official Results will be published exclusively on on Tuesday, July 25. You have until 11:59pm on Monday, July 24 to submit your time using the unique link provided in your confirmation email.

Everyone wins their own 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 5 miles towards the Elliot Millennium Series Jacket! However, no points will be assigned for the Delta Dental Points Chase. Participants must submit their virtual results for miles to count toward an individual’s mileage completion of the Elliot Millennium Running Series. Registrants will be sent an email the week of the event with a unique link to submit their results.


ADULT (21+):
Includes 5 miler & entry to the Great American Ribfest
$35 until May 31st at 11:59pm
$40 from June 1st – July 22nd at 11:59pm
$45 Race Day

YOUTH (20 & younger):
Includes 5 miler & entry to the Great American Ribfest
$30 until May 31st at 11:59pm
$35 from June 1st – July 22nd at 11:59pm
$40 Race Day

100M KIDS FUN RUN (0-8):
Includes entry to the Great American Ribfest

t-shirts are limited to first 750 registered in-person adult & youth and virtual participants combined.


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

$25 per person

Your registration includes…

• Great American Ribfest Admission
• T-Shirt (first 750 5 miler registrants)
• Beer Ticket (ages 21+)
• 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 almost $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.


2022 Kasey Mahoney 28:51 Bedford, NH
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

2022Jess Ward33:16Lyman, ME

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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