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Hooksett Kiwanis 5K Trail Race

Sat September 21, 2024 Hooksett, NH 03106 US Directions


5k All Runners/Walkers

$20 8:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT Registration Opens July 1, 2024 at 11:28am EDT

Hooksett Kiwanis Kid's Fun Run 1/2 mile - Kids 12 and under

$5 9:15AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT Registration Opens July 1, 2024 at 8:28am EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


67 Post Rd
Hooksett, NH US 03106


This Hooksett Kiwanis race is also co-sponsored by Merrimack County Savings Bank and Gosselin Insurance.

The trail race begins at Heads Pond trail at the intersection of Hooksett Rd. and Post Road in Hooksett.  It proceeds along a hard packed stone dust surface, enters a wooded conservation trail and ends at the Hooksett Public Library.  

Restrictions: For the safety of all runners, walkers and local traffic: Please no strollers of any kind and no dogs.

T-shirts will be provided to the first 100 registrations.  Sign up now!

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION:  6/15/22 - 7/31/22  all runners/walkers $20, Kid's Fun Run $5

Pre-Registration (August 1st - September 14th): all runners/walkers $25, Kid's Fun Run $5

LATE Registration/Race Day:  all runners/walkers $30, Kid's Fun Run $5

T-shirt and Bib Pick Up:

T-shirts will be provided to the first 100 registrants. We will try to honor your size requests. You may register in person and pick up your T-shirt and bibs prior to the race on Friday, 9/20/24 from 4:00-6:00 PM Hooksett Library or on race day Saturday, 9/21/24 from 7:00-8:00 AM.  Saturday morning registration will take place in the parking lot at the Brady Sullivan building at 2 College Park Drive (old Cigna building).  All participants need to park here.  You will be shuttled to the Heads Pond trail and then you will be shuttled back from the Hooksett Library.  There will be Port-O-Potties at the trail head and in the parking lot.

We will have a 50/50 raffle drawing at the award ceremony after the race.  You can purchase tickets at the registration tables on Friday night and Saturday morning so remember to bring some money.  They will sell for 3 for $5 or 10 for $10.

Kids for the Kid's Fun Run can register on-line or on Friday and Saturday.  Once the main race starts on Saturday at 8:30, the registration will move up to the Library front steps.  The children can register right up until 9:15 when the race starts in front of the Library.  It is a half mile course.

All proceeds from this event will go to the Hooksett Kiwanis activities and events sponsored by them.  These events include Manchester Central High School, Pinkerton Academy and Trinity High School Key Clubs, Hooksett Cawley and Manchester Hillside Middle School Builders Clubs, Hooksett Memorial K Kids, trail improvements in Hooksett, Kids' Kloset, Hooksett Community Food Pantry and other programs benefiting children.   Hooksett Kiwanis Foundation is a 501c3 organization.  Tax ID # 35-2219078.

Age Groups for Awards

Male and Female Age Groups for the Hooksett Kiwanis 5k trail race: 15 & Under, 16-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60+

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