Welcome to the 3rd Annual 5k Trail Race for Hooksett Kiwanis/United Healthcare
The 2014 5K race will be held on September 20, and will be similar to the 2012 and 2013 races. Details for last year's race are included below. For additional details, you may contact 5K Race Chair Susan Willey at 603-485-3921. As we get closer to the date of the 2014 Race, detials will be updated on this webpage.
Major Sponsor: United Healthcare
Date and Time:
Saturday, September 20, 2014 @ 8:30 AM
Hooksett Heads Pond Trail, corner of Hooksett Road and Post Road Hooksett, NH
Runners and walkers: $30.00
Children under 18: $20.00
Brief Description: The trail race begins at Heads Pond trail - (intersection of Hooksett Road and Post Road, Hooksett, NH), proceeds along a hart packed stone dust surface, enters a wooded conservation trail and ends at the Hooksett Public Library. The nickname for the race is "Book It To The Library".
Registration process: On Line Pre-Registration is open through 9/15/13. Late Registration will take place at the following days and times: Thursday, 9/19/13 4:00-7:00 PM Hooksett Library; Friday, 9/20/12 4:00-7:00 PM Hooksett Library; Saturday, 9/21/13 7:00-8:00 AM in the CIGNA Parking lot (located across Roue 3 from the Library) Any transfer of registration without approval by the race committee will automatically disqualify the runner.). To register, please click on the following link: https://g2racereg.webconnex.com/kiwanis5k2013
T-shirt and Bib Pick Up: T-shirts will be provided to the first 150 registrants. We will try to honor your size requests. You may pick up your T-shirt and bibs prior to the race on the following days and times: Thursday, 9/19/13 4:00-7:00 PM Hooksett Library; Friday, 9/21/12 4:00-7:00 PM Hooksett Library; Saturday, 9/21/13 7:00-8:00 AM in the CIGNA parking lot.
Shuttle Service Day of Race: Shuttle Service Day of Race: There will be shuttles available to take you from the CIGNA parking lot to the Hooksett Library and to the Heads Pond Trail head on race day. Vans will circle between all three locations all morning before the race starts. The race ends at the library parking lot. Shuttles will be available to take you to the CIGNA parking lot after the race.
Age Groups: Male and Female Age Groups for the United Healthcare 5k trail race: 17 & Under, 18-35, 36-49 and 50 +.
Awards: Cash awards will be given for top overall male and female 1st and 2nd place winners. 1st = $100 and 2nd = $50. Medals will be given for 1st and 2nd place in each age group, male and female. There will also be several other random drawings for all registrants.
Amenities: Refreshments will be provided after the race. Digital clocks will be provided at the mile markers.
Sponsors: United Healthcare, Hooksett Public Library, Northeast Delta Dental, Pepisco, Allstate Insurance, Barrett Insurance, CGI Business Solutions, Regency Mortgage, Concord Group Insurance, Dryer Management, Gate City Collision and Heritage Family Credit Union.
Restrictions: For the safety of all runners, walkers and local traffic: Please no dogs, strollers/jogging strollers or headphones.
Directions: Heads Pond Trail is located at the corner of Hooksett Road and Post Road, across from Green's Marine.
Parking Details for Day of Race: All parking for runners/walkers/volunteers will be at CIGNA Healthcare, 2 College Park Drive, Hooksett, NH. (This is across from the Library - across US Route 3). There will be vans available to shuttle everyone to the start of race and back to the parking lot from the Library after the race. For everyone's safety, please use the van shuttles and do not walk across Route 3. Out of courtesy to the neighbors who live around the Library, please do not park in their neighborhoods.
Funds raised from this event will go to the Hooksett Kiwanis activities and events sponsored by them. These events include Manchester Central High School Key Club, Hooksett Cawley Middle School Builders Club, Manchester Hillside Middle School Builders Club, trail improvements in Hooksett, Kids Kloset, Hooksett Community Food Pantry and other programs benefiting children.
The 5K Race is part of Hooksett Old Home Day. For information about Old Home Day activities, please click on the following link: http://hooksettoldhomeday.org/