Races

Races monitored (southern NH USA centric, of course). Annually, confirm dates:

JAN
29Jan: The Great Stew Chase 15K (Links 1, 2, 3).
-Last day for online registration: Saturday Jan 28.
-Day of race registration offered: Day of race ok.
-Run entirely on pavement: All on pavement. Mostly side roads.
-Course certified: Wheel measured but NOT certified.
-Parking location: Parking opposite the K of C in a cemetery.
-Either ‘Manual’ timing or chip timing: Only chip timing.
-Elevation profile available: One log hill at 3.5 miles for about 1/2 mile. other smaller rises.
-Porta-pottys/bathrooms details: Bathrooms on two floors inside the K of C.

29Jan: Robert Burns 10K (Links 1, 2, 3).
-Elevation profile on website.
-‘23 races NOT certified, but website mentions it would be seeking it in future years.

FEB
05Feb: Log Cabin 10K (Links 1, 2).
05Feb: Paddy Kelly 10K (Links 1, 2).
12Feb: Tom & Ron Boone Memorial 10K (Links 1, 2).

MAR
05Mar: Hampton Half Marathon.
05Mar: Stu’s 30K Road Race (Links 1, 2).
11Mar: St. Patty’s 10K.
12Mar: Crazy Clam 5K & 10K.
18Mar: Holyoke St. Patrick’s 10K.
19Mar: New Bedford Half Marathon.
19Mar: Together we Fight 10K.
25Mar: On the Run Half Marathon (Links 1, 2).
25Mar: Bradley Road Race 10K (Links 1, 2).
26Mar: Aquidneck 10K (Links 1, 2).
26Mar: Eastern States Road Race.
26Mar: Run and Walk For Food and Shelter 10K.

APR
16Apr: Cheap Marathon.
30Apr: Wallis Sands 13.1.
30Apr: Margarita (formally “Portsmouth”) 13.1 (Links 1, 2).
-Elevation gain 337 feet.
-Elevation link displays in feet on iPhone.

MAY
06May: Old Colony Marathon.
-Flattest 26.2 of the series.

07May: Fast Half Marathon (Links 1, 2).
14May: Sugarloaf Marathon & 15K.
-Historically, registration opens 1st week of Oct. & can sell out.

JUN
04Jun: Twin Lobster 13.1.
11Jun: Town & Country 13.1 (Links 1, 2).
22Jun: Capital City Classic 10K.
-Elevation Gain 175 ft, biggest gain 66 ft from mile 4 to 4.7.

JUL

AUG
05Aug: Beach to Beacon 10K.

SEP
17Sep: Half Marathon By-The-Sea.
-Elevation gain 669 feet.

24Sep: Flight Deck Half Marathon.

OCT
01Oct: Smuttynose Half.
-Elevation gain: 60 ft.
-Race DOES sell out.

08Oct: Mohawk Hudson River 26.2 & 13.1.
15Oct: Baystate 26.2 & 13.1.
22Oct: New England Half Marathon.
22Oct: The Loco Half & Full Marathon.
-This race has unpaved portions.

29Oct: Seacoast Half Marathon.
29Oct: Newburyport Half Marathon.

NOV
05Nov: OceanView Half Marathon (Links 1, 2).
12Nov: Harborside 13.1 (Links 1, 2).
-This race involves complicated logistics at the Start (park in 1 area, bib pickup in different area, then Start at another completely different area).

20Nov: Chatham in the Fall 10K (Links 1, 2, 3, 4).
-Two 16Nov2022 Yahoo email replies include screen shot of elevation profile.

DEC
03Dec – 25Feb: SnowStorm Classic Winter Race Series.
-Alternates 10K/5K weekly, confirmed 100% pavement, 10K elevation.

10Dec: Shipyard Seaside Santa Dash.

11Dec: Chocolate Marshmallow 10K.
-Confirmed 100% pavement.
-NOT certified.
-Park at YMCA.

?s for local races:

Last day for online registration?
Day of race registration offered?
Run entirely on pavement?
Course certified?
Parking location?
Either ‘Manual’ timing or chip timing?
Elevation profile available?
Finisher/age-based awards?
Porta-pottys/bathrooms details?

Races of personal interest, for reference:

Boston Prep 16 Miler.
Tokyo Marathon.
Boston Marathon.
Lake Waramaug Ultra (Links 1, 2).
Mt. Washington Road Race.
Skip Matthews Memorial (4 mile) Run.
Comrades Marathon.
Around The Lake 26.2.
Falmouth (7 mile) Road Race.
Bear Brook Trail Race (Links 1, 2).
Berlin Marathon.
London Marathon.
Chicago Marathon.
Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
CanLake Ultras.
New York City Marathon.
B.A.A. Half.
FeasterFive.
Millinocket Marathon.

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