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Sunday October 27th, 2002     10 a.m. (Walkers 9 a.m.)


"One of New England's Top 100 Road Races" - New England Runner Magazine 1999-2001

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The USATF certified 13.1 mile out and back course on scenic rural roads starts and finishes in front of the Eastern Slope Inn on Route 16, North Conway.  The course is fast with no big hills.  Course Record Holder: Male/Dave Dunham 1989 - 1:05:42 and Female/Julie Peterson1995 - 1:17:56.  Click here to see the Course Map.

ENTRY FEE: The $18 fee includes a race packet and post race
meal. Add $9 to receive a race packet, post race meal AND a long sleeved, custom designed, high performance Duofold VeriTECŪ fabric shirt. 
Showers are available after the race.

NUMBER PICK UP: Race packets may be picked up Saturday, October 26 from 4:30 to 6:30 at the Reverence for Life Building
on Route 16 in North Conway, adjacent to the First Congregational Church (see map). Race packets are available on race day from 7:30 - 9:15 AM off the Eastern Slope Inn Lobby.  Entrants must pick up their own numbers!

DIVISIONS: Male and Female Runners: Awards to top 3 overall
and then 3 deep in the following age groups - <18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80+. Walkers: Awards to top 3 male and female overall.

WEIGHT DIVISIONS: New this year are optional Open and Masters
Clydesdale weight divisions for runners.
Men: 200lbs & over, Open & 40+
Women: 150lbs & over, Open & 40+
Awards to top male and female finishers in each category. Please note that a Clydesdale is not eligible for duplicate awards.

PASTA DINNER: Saturday, October 26, 5:00-7:30 PM at the First
Congregational Church on Route 16 in North Conway Village (see map). Price is $6 with pre-registration or $7 per person at the door. Entrants, families, volunteers and friends are welcome.

FREE KIDS' FUN RUN: Register at 12 noon at John Fuller School (no pre-registration). Open to kids up to age 12. Distances
run will vary by age. Parents MUST accompany child but need not be entered in the Half Marathon. Prizes for all.

FOOD AND AWARDS: Serving from 11:30 - 2:00 at the John Fuller School.  Cost is $3 per person for family members and
friends. All race entrants and volunteers eligible to win over $1000 in raffle prizes. Raffle winners drawn during the race and posted at the beginning of awards ceremony.

TIMING AND COURSE SUPPORTGranite State Race Services.  Runners and Walkers should plan to finish by 1:00 pm as clocks and course support, including ambulance service, will conclude at this time

HOW TO REGISTER: You can register for the race either via Online Registration or by US Mail.  Click on one of the links below to select to register.

Half Marathon Online Registration

Printable PDF Registration Form 

LODGING Lodging is available at The Eastern Slope Inn and The Oxen Yoke.  In addition there are many other establishments in the Valley.  For other lodging information go to the Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce website.

THANKS TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS:  Wal-Mart, Settlers' Green OVP Outlet Village Plus, Duofold, The Mountain Ear, The Glen Group, The Wooden Soldier, Veryfine Balsams Spring Water, The Eastern Slope Inn, Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, Jogalite, The Oxen Yoke, Badger Realty, Attitash Mountain Village, M&M Assurance Group, Inc., 93.5 WMWV, and Magic 104 FM., Jogalite, The Oxen Yoke, Badger Realty, Attitash Mountain Village, M&M Assurance Group, Inc., 93.5 WMWV, and Magic 104 FM.

Proceeds to Benefit the White Mountain Milers Scholarship Fund



Custom designed, high performance Duofold VeriTECŪ Fabric, long-sleeved shirts.  More chances to win or place in the expanded age categories and awards for walkers.  Optional Weight division categories:  Open and Masters Clydesdale categories with awards to top male and female finishers in each.


VOLUNTEER INFO:  The race is only successful through the efforts of all of its volunteers.  If you're interested in helping out with the race, please send an email to Donna Cormier