Saturday, May 6, 2017
5K Race - 9am
Kids Fun Run - 10am
The Children's Museum's Annual 5K Road Race and Children's Fun Run events are held each spring to ensure that a visit to the Children's Museum of New Hampshire is possible for everyone! The 5K Race is part of the Seacoast Road Race Series and held in downtown Dover, with a start and finish in front of the Children's Museum of New Hampshire.
2017 5K Race
We are the first race of the Seacoast Road Race Series once again and include an official competitive racewalker division. Registration will be open through Chronotrack on February 1, 2017. Please note that this race is capped at 1,200 participants so don't wait until the last minute! 100% cotton t-shirts will go to all 5k participants who register by March 31, 2017. Race fee is $22 in advance, $25 on race day.
Kid's Fun Run
Children up to age 12 can participate in the Fun Run, which takes place at 10am in Henry Law Park. The Fun Run challenge will be all new this year! Stay tuned for details.
Fun Run fee: $8 in advance, $10 day of race.
All participants must have a waiver signed by parent/guardian. All pre-registered Fun Run participants will receive a blue ribbon and cotton race t-shirt. All day-of Fun Run registrants will receive t-shirts, while supplies last. Families are welcome to enjoy free refreshments and other activities in Henry Law Park before and after the Fun Run.
Consider collecting pledges to sponsor your run. The money you raise in pledges helps provide free access to the Children's Museum of New Hampshire for families in difficult circumstances. Details to come.
View a virtual run of our course on YouTube!
5K bib pick up: Friday, May 5 from 5-7pm at the Children's Museum of NH
Day-of registration: Saturday, May 6, 7:30-8:45am at the Amphitheater in front of the Children's Museum of NH in Henry Law Park
5k Race Starts: 9am
Fun Run Starts: 10am
Race Results will be posted here: http://www.coolrunning.com/eventcal/index.php
The Children's Museum's 5K Road Race begins at 9 AM at the intersection of Central Avenue, Washington Street and Henry Law Avenue, just in front of the museum. The course runs up Central Avenue to Chapel Street, up Portland Avenue and back, finishing with a run across the bridge and back around to Henry Law Park. A division for competitive walkers/racewalkers is now available.
Post-race activities, including an awards ceremony and refreshments, will take place in Henry Law Park following the race.
Children ages 12 and younger can participate in the Fun Run, which takes place at 10 AM in Henry Law Park.
The Fun Run challenge will be all new this year. Stay tuned for details.
Fun Run fee: $8 in advance, $10 day of race
All participants must have a waiver signed by parent/guardian.
All paid Fun Run participants will receive a blue ribbon and cotton race t-shirt.
Families are welcome to enjoy free refreshments and other activities in Henry Law Park before and after the Fun Run.
Event parking is available on race day in the following locations:
River Street lot: continue past museum entrance along Washington Street, continue straight on Water Street, cross bridge onto River Street on right.
Orchard Street lot near Post Office, accessed via Central Avenue or Chestnut Street
Library Lot on Locust Street, across from the Dover Police Station.
Support CMNH! Volunteer at the 5K or Fun Run.
For more information on this volunteer opportunity, please contact: Doug Tilton at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 603-742-2002.
THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 PRESENTING SPONSOR