Distance running Races - Annual 5KAugust 10, 2019 Lamprey Health Care 207 South Main Street Newmarket, NH 03857 View Map Organized by Lamprey Health Care
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Lamprey Health Care207 South Main Street Newmarket, NH 03857
About Our Race
For 28 years our Annual 5K Road Race has been supporting programs and services at the health center dedicated to children. This year's race will support the Reach Out and Read Early Literacy Program, the School Based Dental Program, Tots & Teeth, and Baby Steps, an Early Childhood Development & Screening Program. Run with a light step knowing your registration fees will be helping kids in our community.
Event details and schedule
National Health Center Week
Our race coincides with National Health Center Week. Last year's theme was health care super heroes. Stay tuned for this year theme soon to be announced!
About the Course
Due to construction at the Jr/Sr High School this year’s race will begin and end at the Lamprey Health Care office. We are in the process of mapping the course, but it will stick very close to our original course on Route 152 and Packers Falls Road. Check our website later in the spring for an updated course map.
The Kona Ice truck has been such a hit we’ve decided to make it a permanent feature of our race. All runners will receive a ticket for a free Kona Ice. Friends, family and spectators can purchase an ice directly from the Kona Ice Truck.
Awards & Raffles
Awards are given to top runners by age category. All runners are entered into a raffle for a major prize which is donated by a local merchant. Last year's prize was an Air Drone donated by Walmart Distribution Center in Raymond, NH. Past prizes have included flat screen televisions, digital cameras and Xbox gaming stations. We will announce the raffle prize in advance on our Facebook page.
You spoke and we listened. The 5K for Kids Race now features technical shirts!
In order to guarantee a t-shirt in your size you must register in advance. We cannot guarantee sizes or that supplies will last for same day registrations. So the moral of this story is...Register Early!
Race Day Schedule of Events
7:00 am Same day registration and bib pick up.
*Sorry-We do not have an advance bib pick up. All bib pick-ups will be the day of the race.
8:30 am Race start time
9:20 am Free kids fun run, no pre-registration needed.
9:30 am Awards and raffle drawings. You must be present to win.
Vehicle parking will be located in several locations within walking distance to the health center. Pre-registered runners will receive an email the week of August 4th race day details, including parking locations. If you are planning a same day registration please check our website in advance for information on parking.