New Hampshire Cross Country Festival |

Millennium Running’s Cross Country Event!

An afternoon of racing on the NH State Meet 5k course at the famed Derryfield Park!
The afternoon will kick off with 4 High School races followed by a series of competitive and community races for all ages and abilities.

Event Info

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015
Times: 1:00 pm High School Jamboree – Info HERE
3:00 pm Wave 1 Co-ed Community Wave
4:00 pm Wave 2 Competitive Men & Women
Location: Derryfield Park • Manchester, NH – MAP
Distance: 3.1 miles

High School Jamboree

The Official Kick Off to NHIAA’s

High School Cross Country Season!

H.S. Coaches, please CONTACT US to confirm your school’s involvement in the Jamboree.  Register your team on Direct Athletics HERE

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015
Location: Derryfield Park | Manchester, NH – MAP
1:00pm Girls ‘B’ Race (2 Miles)
1:30pm Boys ‘B’ Race (2 Miles)
2:00pm Girls ‘A’ Race (2 Miles)
2:30pm Boys ‘A’ Race (2 Miles)
3:00 – 5:00pm Open & Alumni Races (5k) – NH-XC Festival
Registration: High School Coaches will register their rosters via Direct Athletics HERE.  No race day entries will be accepted for the H.S. races. Please contact us to confirm and register your school’s involvement in the Jamboree. The deadline to register your team is Wednesday, August 20th.
 Registration Fees: There is NO cost for H.S. programs to participate.
Race Sections: There will be “A” and “B” sections for each gender. There is no limit or restriction as to which race athletes may participate in. Please use your best judgement when seeding athletes.
Course: The course will be the 2-mile “Freshman” Course at Derryfield Park
Timing & Scoring: Each H.S. athlete will receive a finishing time. NO team scores will be produced nor awards given, only overall results published per each wave.
Results: Official results will be produced using chip timing and each athlete will receive a bib with timing chip adhered to the back. Results will be displayed on flat screen monitors adjacent to the finish line and published on
Post Race: Water, Powerade, and food will be provided following each race.
Buses: Dedicated bus parking is located at Hillside Elementary School.
Team Tents: Tents are welcome to be set up.
Alumni: Your H.S. alumni are encouraged to participate in the “Open” race later that afternoon. Open and community results will be “age graded” and scored to produce a winning male and female teams. Millennium Running will donate NEW uniforms to the current schools of the winning age-graded teams. Please join our Derryfield Park Alumni Facebook group HERE.
Charity: Proceeds produced NH XC Festival will proudly go to the Millennium Running’s sponsorship of the NHIAA XC Championship and year-end State Awards Banquet.

Elliot Series

Earn your 2015 Elliot Millennium Running Series Jacket
by completing the “Millennium Marathon
Complete at least 26.2 miles of race distance over the first 12 Millennium Running signature races of 2015 – Learn More

Millennium Running is honored to have the NH-XC festival be a part of the 2015 USATF New England Cross Country Grand Prix!

A series of 6 cross country events in the fall where USATF – New England teams and individuals compete for club and individual honors.


Singlet: The first 1,000 registrants will receive a running tank top (men’s and women’s cut)

Beer Ticket: All 21+ registrants! I.D. required – redeemable at post race beer garden!

Personalized Bib #: Personalized with your first name, If registered 30 days prior to the event.

Registration Info

All = $25

All = $30

Bib & Schwag Pick-Up

Early Pick-Up: Available – Details coming soon

Race Day Pick-Up: Available – starting at 1:00pm up to 15 minutes before each wave at Derryfield Park.

Race Day Info

Start/Finish Location: Derryfield Park, Manchester, NH

Directions: Click for directions to Derryfield Park in Manchester NH. at the corner of Highland St.

Parking: Derryfield Park parking lot, Hillside Middle School and Trinity High School.

Course: The famed 5k cross country course at Derryfield Park

Post Race: Post race beer garden. Dasani water and Powerade are provided by Coca Cola Norther New England, and Pizza provided by Portland Pie Co.

Results: Powered by Fairpoint Communications!
Displayed live at the Millennium Running timing trailer adjacent to the finish line, and published exclusively HERE on
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Photos: Powered by Orangetheory Fitness!

Millennium Running is happy to continue providing FREE digital photos at all of our signature events.

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Awards: Results from all the waves will be meshed together to compile overall awards: top 3 overall men and women and the top 3 male and females of each age group: (-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+) *Awards will not be mailed out after the race.

Refund Policy: Please read our REFUND & TRANSFER POLICY.

General FAQs: Read our list of General FAQs HERE.


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