New England


For information about individual races (course description, directions, GPS coordinates, lodging, etc), please click the links below:
Day 1 (Sun, May 14): Sanford, Maine
Day 2 (Mon, May 15): Greenfield State Park, New Hampshire
Day 3 (Tue, May 16): Springfield, Vermont
Day 4 (Wed, May 17): Florence, Massachusetts
Day 5 (Thu, May 18): Lincoln, Rhode Island
Day 6 (Fri, May 19): Simsbury, Connecticut
Day 7 (Sat, May 20): New Paltz, New York

Quick overview:
Series dates: Sunday, May 14-Saturday, May 20, 2017
Race times: New Hampshire race will begin at 7:00AM EDT; all other races in this series will begin at 6:00AM EDT.
Packet pickup: Saturday, May 13, 4-6PM, outdoors by the Sanford Springvale YMCA, 1 Emile Levasseur Dr, Sanford ME. Free pasta dinner will be served during packet pickup.
Race day packet pickup/registration: One hour before start time on race day, at the start line. (Early starters may pick up packets on race morning, beginning 30 minutes before early start time.)
Early Start: Yes, for 50K, marathon, and half marathon only. One hour before regular start time, every day EXCEPT NH. There will be NO early start time for New Hampshire’s race (day 2 of the series).
Average temps:
Time limit: None. We have a “no runner left behind” policy, and we happily stay until the final finisher crosses the line. Walkers are always welcome!
Pets/strollers: Pets are not allowed, for the safety and comfort of our runners/walkers; you’re welcome to bring a stroller if you have small children.
Group dinners: See individual states’ pages for times, dates, and locations.
Discounts: $10 discount on marathon/half marathon to active military, as well as members of any club that will list these events on their calendar. ( requires a code to receive discount, which you can find on the club’s site or by contacting us.) We also offer a discount for local participants; contact us for details.
Food/aid stations: Due to our unique multi-loop course setup, we have one giant “aid station,” with more food and drink than you could ever need! Ask anyone who’s run at least one of our races; we’ve got everything from fruit to jelly beans to sandwiches, water to Gatorade to hot coffee, and everything in between. Way more than just granola bars and bananas–we even have our very own mobile kitchen. Check out the Loony Lunchbox to see what’s cookin’!
Closest Airport (see travel times below): Bradley International Airport (BDL) or Logan International Airport (BOS)
NOTE: Airport information is for reference only. Not everyone’s travel plans are the same; please do your own research to find the airport that best suits your needs.

Registration information is below. You may do any number of races; special medals are awarded to those who complete all seven!

    Travel distances/times between race locations:

  • Windsor Locks, CT (BDL) Airport => Day 1 (ME): 192 miles, 3:07
  • OR Boston, MA (BOS) Airport => Day 1 (ME): 97 miles, 1:42
  • Day 1 (ME) => Day 2 (NH): 88 miles, 2:01
  • Day 2 (NH) => Day 3 (VT): 48 miles, 1:16
  • Day 3 (VT) => Day 4 (MA): 78 miles, 1:15
  • Day 4 (MA) => Day 5 (RI): 97 miles, 1:48
  • Day 5 (RI) => Day 6 (CT): 100 miles, 1:55
  • Day 6 (CT) => Day 7 (NY): 119 miles, 2:06
  • Day 7 (NY) => Bradley: 130 miles, 2:14
  • OR Day 7 (NY) => Logan: 222 miles, 3:27

What about the bling?
We all know that’s the best part! Every participant (full or half marathon) will receive one t-shirt and other fun goodies.
All finishers will receive a separate medal for each day; in addition, we give a special medal to those who complete all races in a series.
We even give a special award to each person participating in his or her first full or half marathon!
The best part: The famous caboose, given to the final finisher of each marathon and half marathon!

Maine – New Hampshire – Vermont – Massachusetts – Rhode Island – Connecticut – New York

May 14-May 20 2017 (7 Days!)
Race Type By 12/15/16 12/16/16-3/15/17 3/16/17-4/25/17 After 4/25/17
Full $100 $115 $130 $150
Half $85 $100 $110 $130
10K $45 $45 $45 $55
5K $35 $35 $35 $45
Day 1:May 14 Day 2:May 15 Day 3:May 16 Day 4:May 17 Day 5:May 18
Sanford ME Greenfield NH Springfield VT Florence Massachusetts Lincoln Rhode Island
Day 6:May 19 Day 7:May 20 Register for the full series (all 7 races) at once!
Simsbury CT New Paltz NY
You may also register during packet pickup or on race day (cash/check/credit card/PayPal). Entry fees are non-refundable and may not be transferred or deferred.
Check out the amazing aerial video shot by a drone flown over our course in Clayton, NM, during the 2015 Dust Bowl Series!
Click HERE to video the full-sized video on our YouTube channel.

Check out We're All in This Together, an insightful look into the very first 5-state, 5-day series, by author and series participant George Rose!


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