The Wicked Fast Great Bay 5K – Oct. 28, 2017

The Wicked Fast Great Bay 5K –
Voted one of New England’s Ten Favorite 5Ks*


  • RACE DATE:  Saturday, Oct. 28 – 9:00AM
  • RACE START:  Sandy Point Rd, Stratham, NH
  • REGISTRATION:  $15 for ages 15 & under;  $25 for ages 16 & up. Fees increase on Oct. 26.
    • Click HERE for online registration. Click HERE for a mail-in registration form.
  • PACKET PICK-UP:  Oct 26 & 27, 12:00-6:00PM at the Great Bay Discovery Center, and 7:30-8:45AM at Stratham Hill Park on race day.
  • RACE SHIRTS:  “MADE IN USA,” long-sleeve, tech race shirts to all who register by September 26, 2017.
  • RACE COURSE:  Wicked- fast, mostly-downhill, point-to-point course, finishing at the Great Bay Discover Center (89 Depot Rd, Greenland, NH)
  • FUN RUN:  FREE kids’ fun run at the Great Bay Discovery Center at about 9:50, following the 5K.
  • POST-RACE:  Live music and great hot & cold post race eats.
    • MacKenzie Mile – $50 to the first M/F to reach the 1-mile marker.
    • Top Finishers – Cash awards for the top 3 M/F runners ($200, $150, $100) and competitive walkers ($50, $40, $30)
    • Age Groups – Awards ($25 for 1st, merchandise for 2nd & 3rd) for the top 3 M/F in each age group (14 & under, 15-20, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+)
    • Costume Contests – Cash awards ($53.27) for the top costumed racers
      • M/F in the 5K
      • Best family (including at least 1 adult and 1 kid under 15)
      • Best mixed team (including at least 3 members and both genders)
    • Bay Town Awards – $20 to the top M/F finishers from each of these Great Bay/Little Bay towns – Dover, Durham, Greenland, Newfields, Newington/Portsmouth, Newmarket, Stratham
    • Great Bay Stewards Awards – $20 to the first M/F Great Bay Stewards members

For more Great Bay 5K info, click here for the Frequently Asked Questions (and their answers).

The Great Bay 5K is the last of the 8 races in the Seacoast Road Race Series, all of which are fund-raisers for local non-profit organizations.  The Seacoast Road Race Series was created in 2005 to encourage fitness and healthy competition, and to highlight the beauty of racing in the greater NH-Maine seacoast. Complete 6 of the 8 races and earn a Brooks Distance hoodie (retail value – $75).

*vote by Run New England

Great Bay 5K Map


2017 Sponsors 

Eno's Design Center GB5K Sponsor