GDTC Boston Prep 16-Miler and "BP Lite" 5-Miler

Sun January 26, 2020 Derry, NH 03038 US Directions
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Additional race information can be found at https://www.gdtc.org/run/index.php/boston-prep-16-miler.

Place
1 W Running Brook Ln
Derry, NH US 03038
Description

 

25th ANNUAL Northeast Delta Dental
BOSTON PREP 16 MILER & 5 MILE "BP Lite"

SUNDAY January 26, 2020 - 10:00 AM
BP 16 Miler Sunshine Start 9:00 AM with limited 1st hour support
West Running Brook Middle School - Derry, NH

This Race benefits the Greater Derry Track Club Kids Summer Fun Run Program providing Bibs, Races, Awards and Watermelon to Kids of Southern NH Monday nights all Summer long

The 25th Annual Northeast Delta Dental Boston Prep – this moderately challenging 16-mile course that is ideally designed and scheduled for for runners training for the Boston Marathon, or any spring marathon.
The BP Lite is designed to offer runners who are looking for a mid-winter challenge but are not yet ready for the full sixteen miles a five-mile taste of the Boston Prep experience.

16-Miler Overview

  • Fees: $65.00 from 10/12/2019 to 01/13/2020. $70 from 01/13/2020 to race day. Register early and save!
  • Race day registration (If not sold out): $75 - West Running Brook Middle School, 8:15 am - 9:40 am
  • Timing splits at 13.1 and finish
  • Mile markers at every mile. Water/Gatorade stops at 3, 6, 9, & 12 miles
  • We reserve the right to close the course after 3 hours (1PM). Please utilize the Sunshine Start option if you need additional time.
  • Chip timing splits at 13.1 and finish.
  • Awards will go to the First Three Overall Male and Female finishers
  • Age group awards 3 deep: Under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
  • Sorry, no refunds for any reason.
  • Read this great article about the event written by Skip Cleaver: The Race, the Place, and the Time for Marathon Training.

16 Miler Sunshine Start
If your expected finish time for the 16-Miler is more than three hours (11:15 min/mile pace), you can start one hour early (at 9:00AM) in our Sunshine Start wave. Please note that there will be limited support for the first four miles on the course for those who choose the early start option. The purpose is to ensure that all runners finish before the course is closed at 1pm.  This requires runners to complete the course in less than a 15:00 min/mile pace.

5-Miler Overview

  • Fees: 5-Miler $30 if received by 1/13/2020. $35 after 1/17/2020 and race day.
  • Race day registration (If not sold out): West Running Brook Middle School, 8:30 am - 9:45 am
  • Mile markers at every mile. Water/Gatorade stop at ~3 miles
  • Awards will go to the First Three Overall Male and Female finishers
  • Age group award for top: Under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
  • See printable map attached below for 5-Miler course details.
  • Sorry, no refunds for any reason. 

Race-Shirt, Finisher Swag, And Post-Race Amenities

Finisher Medal and Lots of great SWAG for all!
After-party with beer tickets! (21+)

  • Defy the elements and the moderately challenging Boston Prep 16-mile or "BP Lite" 5-mile course and earn a commemorative Boston Prep finisher pin that you can proudly display on your lapel, tie, hat or other article of clothing all year round!
  • Long Sleeve Tech Shirts to the first 700 registered runners.
  • There will be plenty of post race food for you to enjoy while you socialize with your friends. Sorry no showers available.
  • After Party at the 603 Brewery beer (21+). Details below.
  • Download the Course Map attached below or view the Boston Prep course and elevation map on mapmyrun.com. 

Results

  • The race will be professionally timed by New England Timing.
  • The results will be posted on www.coolrunning.com after the race.
  • Errors in the results should be directed to the timing company www.ne-timing.com

After Party

 

The Greater Derry Track Club is pleased to announce that the 2019 "after party" for the Boston Prep Road Race will be at the 603 Brewery, 42 Main St., Londonderry NH. Each registered runner (21+) will receive a beer ticket redeemable for one beer. Celebrate tackling the moderately-challenging Boston Prep course with a brew at the 603 Brewery!

Please park in the designated places referenced in the parking map.

Directions
From North/South: Take Rt. 93 to exit 4 (Rt. 102). Take Rt. 102 East to traffic circle. Take 1st right off circle onto Rt. 28 South. Proceed approximately 0.5 mile to West Running Brook Middle School on left at lights. 

From East: Take Rt. 101 West to Exit 5 (Rt. 102). Take left off exit onto Rt. 102 West. Proceed Rt. 102 West to traffic circle. Take 3rd right off circle onto Rt. 28 ByPass South. Proceed approximately 0.5 mile to West Running Brook Middle on left at lights. 

Map of West Running Brook School

Questions?
Contact the Race Director Dan Guttman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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