Annual 5K Road Race – Saturday, Aug. 12


Online Registration is open until August 9th.


Register by May 31, 2017 $20 and no online fees


Register by July 31, 2017 $20 plus online fee


Register by August 9, 2017 $30 plus online fee, t-shirt guaranteed but sizes are first come first served


Same day registration $30, t-shirt size and/or availability are not guaranteed


*Registration is not required for the Kids Fun Run.


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Same Day Registration / Bib Pick Up 7:00 – 8:15 AM


Race Start Time 8:30 AM


Kids Fun Run Approximately 9:30 AM


Awards & Raffles Approximately 9:45 AM (must be present to win)




Lamprey Health Care, Annual 5K 2016 
For 26 years proceeds from the Lamprey Health Care Annual 5K Road Race have been supporting programs and services at the health center.


This year’s race will support programs dedicated to the healthy development of pediatric patients, such as the Reach Out and Read Early Literacy Program, the School Based Dental Program and Baby Steps, an Early Childhood Development Screening Program.




United in Wellness pic
Our race is part of  the United in Wellness Road Race Series sponsored by Exeter Hospital and Seacoast United Sports Club. Registration in the race series is free. Participants must register for individually for each race. Details and links to all the races in the series are available at United in Wellness.



 End 68 Hours of Hunger Logo 
 As part of our commitment to the community we will be collecting donations for the End 68 Hours of Hunger Program. Please take a look at the list of accepted food donations and consider making a contribution. All runners who make a donation will receive a free grocery tote.


We invite you to race with us and our race partners for a healthier Seacoast community.




traditional route
Last year we had to change the course due to construction on our traditional route. For 2017 we will be running our traditional route around the Newmarket Elementary school and down Packers Falls Road.


We understand that some people enjoyed the 2016 alternate course, however our traditional course is easier to manage traffic and ensures the safety of our runners.




Annual 5K Kids Fun Run, 2016
You spoke and we listened. Our race now features technical t-shirts.
In order to guarantee a t-shirt in your size you must register in advance.


We cannot guarantee sizes or that supplies will last for same day registrations. So the moral of the story is….Register Early!









Lamprey Health Care Annual 5K Road Race Volunteer 2015
We do not have advance bib-pick up. Sorry, but we are busy seeing patients during the week. All bib pick ups will be the day of the race. Bibs can be picked up at the Newmarket Recreation Center the morning of the race starting at 7:00 am.







2014 Annual 5K Road Race Winners
Awards are given to top runners by age category. All runners are entered into a raffle for a major prize which is donated by a local merchant. Last year’s prize was a Fuji Finepix XP95 Digital Camera generously donated by the Walmart Distribution Center in Raymond. Check back for details on the 2017 raffle prize.






Lamprey Health Care, Annual 5K 2016
Parking at the Newmarket Recreation Center is limited to those with a handicap permit. All other runners and spectators should park at the Newmarket High School, located at 213 S. Main Street, right next to the health center. Access to the Newmarket Recreation Center is along a path near the back of the school parking lot.






Lamprey Health Care Annual Road Race August 13, 2016
Thank you to all our early race sponsors. Your support allows us to host this event. We couldn’t do this without you.






Gold Level Sponsors






Silver Level Sponsors




Bronze Level Sponsors

Doucet Survey, Inc.
Durham Book Exchange, Inc.
Keane Fire & Safety Equip. Co.
Ron Lemieux Insurance
MJS Engineering, P.C.
Proulx Oil & Propane, Inc.
Walmart Distribution Center
The Works Bakery Cafe



Contributing Supporters

Basil Leaf
Children’s Museum of NH
Hilltop Fun Center
Isles of Shoals Steamship Company
Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home
Kruczek’s Garage
Leddy Center for the Performing Arts
Panera Bread
T-Bones ~ CJ’s ~ Copper Door
Water Country


It’s not too late to join in and support your local community health center. Contact Michelle Gaudet, Race Director, via email or at (603) 659-2494 to find out how you can support this year’s event. See you at the race!
  • Ann Wilk
    March 27, 2017 at 8:13 pm / Comment Reply

    Am I registered??

    • lamprey
      March 28, 2017 at 2:26 pm / Comment Reply

      I do not currently have any registered runners with the name Ann Wilk. Did you have difficulty using the online registration?

  • Linda Richards
    May 18, 2017 at 4:29 pm / Comment Reply

    Are you allowed to jog/walk this?

    • lamprey
      May 19, 2017 at 2:01 pm / Comment Reply

      Absolutely! We welcome walkers, joggers, baby strollers, you name it. Basically anyone and everyone who wants to participate is welcome.

  • Dan
    August 1, 2017 at 7:32 pm / Comment Reply

    What distance is the kids fun run?

    • lamprey
      August 2, 2017 at 5:31 pm / Comment Reply

      The kids fun run isn’t a formal distance. This year we will be having 2 runs for the kids. The Tots Run will be a very short distance, possibly 100 yds. This would be best for toddlers or smaller kids. We will also have a JV Run which will loop around the Newmarket Athletic fields. We are estimating this will be somewhere around a quarter of a mile. This run would be better for older elementary school kids.

  • Dan
    August 4, 2017 at 8:01 pm / Comment Reply

    Thanks! My 3 year old did a half mile fun run recently and loved it, so we might do the longer of the two, we’ll see what he says. Depends if I can run along with him while he does it.

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