Want to run one of the most scenic and flat courses in Newburyport? The course travels along scenic Water Street which offers great views of the Merrimac River. Approximately 4 miles into the run you will pass through the beautiful marshes of Newbury, past farmland and then out through historic High Street lined with mansions of Newburyport. Trace your steps back to the finish line, and you’ll be greeted by cheering fans, family and the great sounds and energy at the Finish Line Festival.
This will be The Newburyport River Run 1/2 Marathon's 2nd year. All runners will receive a wicking t-shirt if registered BY APRIL 30TH. All 1/2 marathon runners will receive a finishers medal. Packet pickup before the run will be held at The Greater Boston Running Company, 27 Water St. Newburyport, MA. May 31st 2-5 pm. Sorry, NO REFUNDS or TRANSFERS!We highly recommend picking up your packet and bib # on Saturday. Race day will be very busy!Race Day registration (cash only) and packet pickup available 7:00-8:45 am, 260 Merrimack St. behind the Towle Building. THE 5K IS CLOSED. 13.1 STILL OPEN!Fuel Training Studio is the event organizer for this race. Directly after the run there will be a post race party with a DJ and food. Each registered race participant over 21 will receive 2 beer tickets. You must be at least 12 to run the 5k and 16 to run the 1/2.Individual Prizes for 1/2 marathon and 5k will be given within age groups. 13.1 starts at 9 am and 5k begins at 9:15 am.Please join our facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/newburyportriverrun