Run Before You Crawl 5k (2024)

Saturday, March 16, 2024 • 9:00AM

Location: 47 4th Street (Harvest Church, near St. Mary) • Dover, NH 03820

Underwritten by: Breezeline

The luck of the Irish has blessed us with an in-person 5k road race for 2024! Dover Main Street's 10th Annual Run Before You Crawl 5k will take place Saturday, March 16th at 9:00AM, starting and ending near St. Mary Church on 4th Street. Registration HQ will be at Harvest Church, located at the corner of 4th and Grove St, as well as the start / stop line for the race.

This kick-off to the 2024 Dover Race Series features a new course that includes familiar territory plus some new areas. Starting on Fourth Street, in front of Harvest Church, we head towards Washington Street via Snows Court & Prospect Street; connect with Washington and up the infamous Whittier Street hill, down 6th Street, and back to Chestnut.

Registration Fee:

5k Adult: $25 (goes to $30 on March 1)
5k Child: $15 (12 & under)
5k & Pub Crawl: $45
Pub Crawl only: $25

First 100 race registrants get a free tee shirt! (does not include DRS Season Pass Holders)

Race packets may be picked up at pre-registration on Friday night (March 15th) from 5pm to 7pm @ the Harvest Church (47 4th Street.)

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

The Pub Crawl 2024!
The 2024 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, Guinness and the downtown restaurants and bars to kickoff the St. Paddy's Day weekend. Over 12 restaurants will offer crawlers drink specials and free apps from 11am - 3pm.

Use the map to track your locations and get a stamp at each for entries into the Run Before You Crawl raffle! Join us at the end of the event @ Fury's Publik House for the live drawing (you don't need to be present to win.)  Be sure to seek out the Leprechaun and our Sam Adams & Guinness crews for more prizes and fun. This event is rain or shine.

Event Registrations are Non-Refundable. Not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please see event policies for more details. DRS Season Pass Holders are not eligible for the promotional free tee-shirt. 

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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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