"Best Small Town Race" - Runner's World

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Race Details

2019 Race Fees:  Marathon $70, Half Marathon $55, 10K $30 (Register after 9/1 increase price by $5. Race day it increases another $5)

**PLEASE NOTE – Our race now has a seven hour cap on time.  Runners on course after seven hour mark will not have support or finish line services.



NH Marathon Route Map



Water Stations/Toilets


Course Description

All races start at 9 a.m. Marathon and 10K racers start on Lake Street in front of the Newfound Memorial Middle School located at 155 N. Main St, Bristol, NH  03222. The course proceeds north on Rte 3A, and the 10K racers turn at the appropriately marked turns and return to the finish at Kelley Park. See Map.

The marathon runners continue on 3A north to North Shore Road (8.3 mi) and turn left toward and through the village of Hebron and continue straight on to the turnaround (13+ miles). After retracing the route back to Hebron, the course turns south along the west shore of Newfound Lake, rejoining Rt 3A (24+ miles) at which point it retraces the route back to the finish line turning left on to Union St., right on to North Main and right to the finish at Kelley Park.

Half Marathon will start beyond Sculptured Rocks. See Map below.

** Please note if you are running the half marathon, registration opens at 7:00 a.m., and the bus leaves at 8am SHARP to bring runners to start.



Marathon -
1st: $300, 2nd: $150, 3rd: $75

Half Marathon -
1st: $225, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $60

10K -
1st: 150, 2nd: $75, 3rd: $50

Age Group Awards
Junior – 19 & under
Open – 20-39
Masters – 40-49
Seniors – 50-59
Veterans – 60-69
& 70+

Medals to all Marathon & Half Marathon Finishers!

 Maps / Video

View the Race
Marathon Course
Half Marathon Course
2013 Race - Mile 17  /  Hebron Common