*first 1,700 adult in-person and virtual participants
There is a common START/FINISH line at Center Field inside the Delta Dental Stadium. The 3.1-mile course heads out on 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
RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
8:30am: Lil’ Turkey Trot
9:00am: Thanksgiving Day 5k
EARLY BIB PICK-UP
Available at the Millennium Running Retail Store (138 Bedford Center Road, Bedford, NH) the day prior to Thanksgiving (Wednesday) from 10:30am to 7pm.
* Pick up for friends / family members is permitted..
RACE DAY REGISTRATION & BIB PICK-UP
Available from 7:30am to 8:45am at Race Day HQ located at Delta Dental Stadium, in Manchester, NH.
Delta Dental Stadium, 1 Line Drive, Manchester, NH.
FREE parking is available at all public Manchester City Parking locations including the SNHU Garage on S. Commercial St. adjacent to Delta Dental Stadium.
Water along with fresh bananas and yogurt, provided by Stonyfield Organic, will be available in the finish area.
RESULTS sponsored by xfinity
Live online results thanks to our friends at xfinity 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.
If you opt into receiving text results you will get a text message with your finisher time and a link to the full results page.
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.
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” 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” 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.
SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS
VIRTUAL RACE DATE & TIMES
Race with us from wherever you are on Thanksgiving morning or whatever day & time that works for you.
Virtual participants who 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 (2 days prior to the in-person event), we will send 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, November 27th.
Official Results will be published exclusively on millenniumrunning.com on Tuesday, November 28th. You have until 11:59pm on Monday, November 27th 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.
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.