GATE CITY MARATHON,

Half & RELAY

Date & Time:
Sunday, May 21, 2017. All races begin at 7:00 a.m., rain or shine. Packet and T-shirt pick-up at the race headquarters tent from 6:00 a.m. to 6:45 a.m. Early pick up will be 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 20th at Fleet Feet Nashua – 4 Coliseum Ave.
Place: Main Street, Downtown Nashua; Note: Main Street will be completely closed for the duration, 6:00 am to 2:00 pm, between West Hollis and Pearl Street.
Distance: 26.2 miles - Five legs of: 5.5, 5.3, 5.6, 4.3, 5.5 miles OR
13.1 miles - 2.5 legs of 5.5, 5.3, 2.3 miles
Registration and Entry-Fee:

Online registration for 2017 is now open! Click here to be part of New Hampshire's fastest growing marathon, half marathon, and relay race.

Relay Full
Marathon
Half
Marathon
Until 1/16/2017 $175
$75 $60
1/17--3/31/2017 $195 $90 $70
4/1--5/12/2017 $215 $100 $75
Race Day $230 $115 $80


RELAY TEAMS: "Build-your-own" for one fee. Teams may have up to 5 runners and must complete all 5 loops, regardless of team size.

Pre-registration is available online only. Paper registration will be accepted 5/20 and 5/21 (if not sold out) at packet pick-up ONLY (see "Race Day" for fees).

All entries are non-refundable.

Course Description: Start and Finish on Main Street in Nashua's downtown. Multiple loops through Nashua’s neighborhoods, all transitioning in one central location on historic Main Street. Course is mostly flat through various Nashua neighborhoods, business areas, and Mine Falls Park. View course map and start/finish area here.
Parking: There are plenty of convenient and accessible areas to park on race day. Please take a moment and familiarize yourself with the our parking map (scroll down to bottom of page) to locate a designated safe area for your vehicle.
Age Groups: Register for one division only:
Individual: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (must be 18 or above for individual marathon).
Team: Open: 12-39, Masters: 40-59 and Seniors: 60+ (must be 12 or over to participate in the Relay). (Youngest team member determines age group category.)
Awards:
Male Female Mixed
Relay-Overall
Open (12-39)
Open (12-39) Open (12-39)
Master (40-59) Master (40-59) Master (40-59)
Senior (60+) Senior (60+) Senior (60+)
Half-Overall 1st 1st
2nd 2nd
3rd 3rd
Full-Overall 1st 1st
2nd 2nd
3rd 3rd
Half-Age Group Winners
19 and under
19 and under
20-29
20-29
30-39 30-39
40-49 40-49
50-59 50-59
60+ 60+
Full-Age Group Winners
20-29 20-29
30-39 30-39
40-49 40-49
50-59 50-59
60+ 60+
Full-Visually Impaired 1st 1st
2nd 2nd
3rd 3rd
Half-Visually Impaired 1st 1st
2nd 2nd
3rd 3rd
Amenities: Medals for all who FINISH, individual and relay, B-tag Chip timing, digital clocks at central relay point and finish, music, excellent free food, beverages and refreshments, water/NUUN and gel pack stations, and medical. Runners, be sure to vote for your favorite aid station at the Fleet Feet tent after the race! Personalized bibs for all runners registered by April 7th at midnight.

T-Shirts:

The first 1000 registered runners (individual marathoners, half marathoners, and members of relay teams) will receive custom technical T-shirts. These will be issued at packet pick-up. Be sure to indicate size(s) with online registration (unisex sizes).
Additional Information: Race-day registration and check-in for packet pick-up until 6:45 am race morning. Guaranteed course support, finisher medals, and official finishing time up to 7 hours! Main Street will re-open, timing, and race support must be cleared by 2:00 p.m. NO ROLLERBLADES, DOGS or STROLLERS PERMITTED. No support bicycles allowed on the course.
Volunteering: What makes a race amazing, besides the runners and a beautiful course? The volunteers! Please consider joining us to help deliver another exciting and successful event. Many options and timeslots available. Sign up here.
Directions:

From the South: Everett Turnpike (Route 3) to Exit 4, East Dunstable Road (right at exit ramp) to Main Street; left on Main Street one mile to the heart of downtown.

From the North: Everett Turnpike to Exit 7E (Route 101A East), Amherst Street; follow Amherst Street to Main Street; right on Main to the heart of downtown.

 
This Event will be certified and sanctioned by USATF.

The Gate City Striders, Member Club of the Mill Cities Alliance, and
the Road Runners Club of America.

No headphones allowed. This course is open to traffic.