Race Date: Sunday – September 11, 2016
Number Pickup: Sunday 8:30 – 10:00 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Start/Finish Location: Applecrest Farm, Hampton Falls
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Can I run or walk with a baby jogger?
Sorry, baby joggers & strollers are not allowed in the race.
Can I run with my dog?
For the 5K race and beer garden- NO, dogs are not allowed on the course or in the beer garden.
Applecrest Farm dog policy – “Our policy regarding dogs here at the farm is as follows: We love ’em. That said, we have to consider all of our customers when creating a “policy”, and there are many folks out there who don’t share our enthusiasm, so we ask that if you do decide to bring your pooch to the farm, please clean up after them and keep them on a leash.”
Can I reserve a shirt in a certain size?
When you check the box next to a t-shirt size on your registration form, you are not reserving a shirt; you are helping us plan how many shirts we need to order in each size. If it is important that you get a shirt in your size, please come early.
All pre-registered runners will receive a commemorative race shirt. (You must pick up your shirt when you receive your bib. No shirts will be mailed out.)
Can I get a refund if I register but don’t run?
No. we plan the race based on the number of registered runners, so once you have registered we cannot offer you a refund.
Can I run with headphones or ear buds?
For safety reasons, we discourage the use of headphones on the course.
What will the weather be like?
The race is in early September. It will most likely be cool as low as 50 degrees to the the low 60’s but you never know. The average high for the day at noontime is 73. Be sure to hydrate.
What distance is this race?
The race is 5K (3.1 miles) distance. The course is wheel measured and accurate.
Will there be bag-check facility?
There is no bag check. Please plan accordingly.
Where is the water stop?
One stop at approximately the halfway point.
What are the parking accommodations? First, we urge you to consider car-pooling or other alternative transportation. There will be ample parking in the vicinity of the race and within short walking distance.
Can I take a shower after the race?
Yes, but it will have to be at home as there are no facilities available at the race!
Will there be an after-race celebration? Oh, yeah! Runners will enjoy apple pie and ice cream, pressed cider, apples and Smuttynose Beer! – See BeerFest page.
Can I view the course before the race?
We prefer that you arrive early and walk or jog the course. With the exception of the Start/Finish area, most of the race course is accessible before the race begins. The final half mile dirt section is not open to cars.
Where are the best locations for spectators?
The best spots are near the Start-Finish. Spectators are advised to pick their spots early – please do not attempt to drive on the course during the race! Traffic will be curtailed during the race.
Are there Award for top finishers?
Yes, there are awards for top overall finishers, female and male, as well as age group winners. Look for the table with the Awards Banner.
You must be present to receive your award. Awards will NOT be mailed.