Run Before You Crawl 5k (2023)

The luck of the Irish has blessed us with an in-person 5k road race for 2023! Dover Main Street's 9th Annual Run Before You Crawl 5k will take place Saturday, March 18 at 9:00AM, starting and ending from the Dover Transportation Center on Chestnut Street. This event will start the 2023 celebration for Dover's 400th!!

This kick-off to the 2023 Dover Race Series features our classic loop course which goes out Chestnut Street, to Washington Street, up the infamous Whittier Street hill, down 6th Street, and back to Chestnut.

Registration Fee:

5k Adult: $30
5k Child: $15 (12 & under)
5k & Pub Crawl: $45
Pub Crawl only: $20

If you have any questions, please reach out to Gail Daudelin ( or feel free to call (603) 435-3806 (fyi, email is usually a faster response.)

The Pub Crawl is BACK!
The 2023 Restaurant & Pub Crawl is back for a St. Paddy's Day weekend event you don't want to miss! We've teamed up with Sam Adams, Truly and the downtown restaurants and bars to be the first Dover 400th year of celebrations event. Over 15 restaurants will offer crawlers food apps and drink specials from 11am - 3pm. Use the map to track your locations and get a stamp at each on for entries into the Run Before You Crawl raffle! Be sure to seek out the Leprechaun and our Sam Adams crew for more prizes and fun. This event is rain or shine.

Event Registrations are Non-Refundable. Not responsible for lost or stolen items.

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Dover Race Series Events

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The Dover Race Series consists of ten races which take place over the course of the calendar year. Registered participants completing 6 out of 10, 5k races will receive a series jacket.

Ages will be determined as of January 1st. Female and Male winners in three age categories; Kids (14 & Under), Series (15-59) and a Senior Division (60 & Older).

Each race has a point value for each gender. First place finisher will receive 100 points with each finisher after receiving points based on percentage of winning time (If the winner ran the race in 15 min and you run it in 30 min you would receive 50 points Formula = [Your Time / Winning Time] X100. If a runner runs more than the 7 races their top 7 scores will be used for the final tally.

Season Standings

All race timings are entered into Web Scorer, an integrated platform for race registration, timing and results. Current and historical race results can be viewed and searched by following the link below.

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