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NBPT Lions Yankee Homecoming Road Race

Tue July 30, 2024 Newburyport, MA 01950 US Directions
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16 and Under $25

5K (3.1 miles)

$30 6:00PM EDT Price increases after May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
16 and Under $25

10 Miles

$40 6:10PM EDT Price increases after May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


The tradition continues in 2024 on Tuesday, July 30th as we celebrate the 64th running of the NBPT Lions Yankee Homecoming Race.

Imagine a beautiful Summer evening in the seaport town of Newburyport, MA.  Thousands of runners will enjoy our breathtaking 5K and 10 Miles courses along the ocean, through the bustling downtown and charming New England neighborhoods.  The NBPT Lions Yankee Homecoming 5K and 10M courses are truly picturesque as they have been for decades.

  • Everyone registered before July 2nd will receive a personalized bib number printed with your name. 
  • Everyone registered before July 2nd will receive a commemorative short-sleeve tech race shirt. After that date, shirts cannot be guaranteed - register early!

  • All finishers will receive a custom finisher medal with a sublimated neck ribbon

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The Newburyport Lions Club motto is “We Serve” we have been involved in community service for more than 50 years. Giving to many local charities & volunteering in the Greater Newburyport community including delivering 630 Thanksgiving meals. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit.  And a member of the International Lions with millions of members world wide.  

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Newburyport High School
241 High Street
Newburyport, MA US 01950

Race Start Time

5K = 6:00 PM

10M = 6:10 PM


Online registration will close on Monday, July 29th at 6:00 PM

16 and Under $25

Number / Shirt Pickup and Race Day Registration

Where: Newburyport High School

When: Tuesday, July 30th

Time: 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM

Earn Cash Back

Refer your friends, family, or co-workers. Share the personal referral link contained in your confirmation email. When five people register via your referral link they will be credited back to you and your registration fee will automatically be refunded.

1) Sign up for the Yankee Homecoming 5K or 10M. Once you complete your registration, you'll receive a unique URL link to share.

2) Share this unique link with friends, family, and co-workers as often as you'd like.

3) Each time someone signs up using your link, you'll accrue one referral. Earn 5 referrals and get $25 of your registration fee refunded back to you.

Easy right?!?!


Individual Awards (5K & 10M)

All awards duplicated for Male & Female
Overall Winner Cash Prizes:
  • 1st place = $300
  • 2nd place = $150
  • 3rd place = $75
Age Group Winners:
Certificates awarded to Top 3 in the following categories:
14 & Under,   15 – 19,   20 – 24,   25 – 29,   30 – 34,    35 – 39,   40 – 44,   45 – 49

50 – 54,   55 – 59,   60 – 64, 65 – 69,   70 – 74,   75 – 79,   80-84,   85 & Over


Team Awards (5K & 10M)

Certificates awarded to top 3 Teams
All you need is a minimum of five runners to form a team.
Each team must have at least one female runner.

Special Awards (5K & 10M)


The first female Newburyport resident to finish will receive the Paula O’Neil Port Pace Award, a $100 Newburyport Chamber of Commerce Gift Card.


The first male Newburyport resident to finish will receive the Race Director, Jon Pearson Award, a $100 Newburyport Chamber of Commerce Gift Card.

Past Results

Presenting Sponsors

Race Contact Info

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