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New Hampshire Marathon

Days/Times Grade/Ages Cost
10/5/24 @ 9am All Varies
Around Newfound Lake REGISTER ONLINE NOW!

Program Description

Proudly serving the towns of:
Alexandria, Bridgewater, Bristol, Danbury, Groton, Hebron, Hill & New Hampton

The New Hampshire Marathon at Newfound Lake


Saturday, 10/5/24, 9am start all races

Register online now for one of our events – Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & Kids Race!  Don’t want to run, but want to help? You can also register online to volunteer!

Established in 1993, the New Hampshire Marathon has been described as one of the most beautiful races in New England! The course moves around Newfound Lake during our most spectacular season, peak foliage. Come experience the natural beauty of NH in a small, friendly and community oriented event

One of the biggest annual sporting events in the Newfound Area is the New Hampshire Marathon!  The 31st Annual Event is scheduled for Saturday, October 5th, 9 am.  We expect over 500 runners will participate in the 26.2-mile run and its fellow events, including a 13.1 half marathon, 10K road race & kids race.  Not only does the field feature many local runners, but also has attracted runners from 45 different states and 10 different countries.

With the help of their generous sponsors, the NH Marathon has raised and donated over $300,000 since 1995 to local youth-centered non-profit organizations.  This event also benefits the local economy by bringing in many athletes and families who support local businesses.

Participants in the 10K run and marathon will begin on Lake Street, in front of the Newfound Memorial Middle School while the Half Marathoners start at Sculptured Rocks in Groton.  Downtown Bristol traffic going both ways will be temporarily delayed while runners start out (North Main Street will remain open as a detour). Carroll Brown, aka The Solitary Man, will once again entertain at the finish line at Kelley Park!

A big event means the NEED FOR VOLUNTEERS is greater than ever with many tasks required to ensure the safety of participants, spectators and drivers.  Jobs include helping with registration, parking cars, directing traffic, manning water stops along the route and assisting at the finish line.  If you would like to be part of this amazing annual event, please register to volunteer online or contact the Race Committee at

For those interested in participating, registration is now open!  Entry fee is $85 for the Marathon, $65 for the Half Marathon & $40 for the 10K Road Race (fee goes up by $10 after 8/27 & another $10 on race day). Check in time will be 7:00-8:45am on race day in the NMMS cafeteria **HALF MARATHONERS MUST CHECK IN BY 8AM ON SATURDAY—LAST BUS LEAVES AT 8AM SHARP!!!   Pre-registered runners may also check in on Friday from 4:30-6:30pm.  Those interested in the pasta dinner on Friday may pre-register for $10 or at the door for $12, 5-7:30pm.

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