Bow Lake Dam 15K/5K Race To Cure Cystic Fibrosis

Sat June 4, 2022 Strafford, NH 03884 US Directions

Bow Lake Dam 5K

$30 10:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends June 2, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Bow Lake Dam 15K

$30 9:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends June 2, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Bow Lake Dam - Virtual Run/Walk

$15 Registration ends June 4, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
569 Province Road
Strafford, NH US 03884

Saturday June 4th, 2022
15K- 9:30am Start
5K- 10:00am Start

Online Registration:
$25 - ages 12 and Under (discount applied at checkout)
$30 - ages 13+
Registration includes race bib with timing chip, *Tri-Blend T-shirt, and on-site post-race BBQ
*if registered prior to T-shirt cut-off date (May 15th)

SAME DAY Registration:
$20 - ages 12 and Under
$30 - ages 13+
Same Day Registration includes race bib with timing chip and on-site post-race BBQ
(Shirts may be available for purchase depending on availability)

Virtual Registration:
Can't join us in Strafford, NH on June 4th?  No problem!
Join us virtually for our year 14 event from anywhere around the world! See Virtual Registration option for more info!
*Registration is a donation only. This does not include a bib, a tri-blend t-shirt, or our awesome post-race BBQ. Sorry!
Please be sure to check out our online store and order before 5/1 if you would like to order merch to wear for your virtual run. Our shirt supplier will mail orders! 

Welcome to the 14th Annual Bow Lake Dam 15K/5K Race to Cure Cystic Fibrosis!

We welcome all runners, walkers, and volunteers of all ages.

Check out our Toddler Dash after the races! It's the cutest thing you'll see all year!
(Toddler T-shirts available for purchase on race day)

During our first 13 years we have sent nearly $120,000 to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation thanks to our runners, volunteers, and many supporters.  Thank you being a part of this wonderful event for a great cause!

This is a RAIN or SHINE event.

Please arrive (and park) along Rt. 202A or Province Rd. between 8:00 AM and *9:30 AM to pick up your shirt and bib. We will have staff available to direct you. The parking lots will fill up quickly. 
Please park off the road as much as possible.

Online Registration will close June 2nd, 2022 at 11:59pm.

Same day registration will be available from 8:00 AM to *9:30 AM at the Grange Hall, located at the intersection of Water Street and Province Road. Same day registration cost is $30 for age 13+, $25 for age 12 and under.  (Same Day Registration DOES NOT include a t-shirt)

Registering online before May 15th will guarantee a T-shirt. Those registering after May 15th may be able to purchase a shirt on race day depending on availability.

*Same-day Register before 9am for 15K participants

The 15K starts at the Grange Hall at 9:30am, while the 5K starts a short walk up Water Street at 10:00am.

The races will go in opposite directions. The 15K loops around the lake while the 5K goes out and comes back, with both races sharing a finish line next to the Grange Hall.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be a cut-off time of 2 hours and 30 minutes for both courses. Those that are expecting to take longer please be advised that all timing, announcing, and race support will end at 12:00pm and will not be given a finish time for either course. Those that choose to continue after that time will be doing so at their own risk.

Please remember to stay on the left side of the road throughout the race. Although it is a low traffic area, the road will not be closed to traffic. Please be careful, especially at water stops.


Timeline of Events:

9:15am - 15K Participants (Runners AND Walkers) report to start line next to Grange Hall.

9:25am - 5K Participants line both sides of the corner by The Grange Hall and cheer on the 15k racers as they start their 9+ Miles!

9:30am - 15K Race starts.

9:45am - 5K Runners and Walkers report to Start Line on Water Street.

10:00am - 5K Race Starts.

Music, Food, and Awards:

10:30am - All gather at the Church Yard where the band is playing to await Awards Ceremony.

11:15am - 5K awards. FOOD IS READY!

11:30am - TODDLER DASH!

11:45am - 15K awards.

12:00pm - Courses Close. All timing, announcing, and race support ends.

We thank you for racing to cure Cystic Fibrosis and we look forward to seeing you on race day!

- The Dam Staff
John, Katie, Johnny, Laurie, Chris, Kristin, Dj, & Mike.

15K: USATF Certificate NH15010BK
5K: USATF Certificate NH15009BK

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The 2022 BLD 15K/5K merch store is open from 4/22 - 5/8 only - so get it while it's hot!  
ADULT, YOUTH, and TODDLER sizes available!

Visit this link to shop!

Store will close on 5/8. 
Those planning to attend our in-person event can save on shipping and chose to pick up items at the grange hall on race day. 
Those participating virtually can have items shipped directly to them (store is closing on 5/8 to allow time for items to arrive by 6/4!). Reminder that a virtual registration does not include a race tee - so get your merch here! 


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