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Marlborough Mad Dash

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On August 24th, runners from throughout New England and beyond will gather in the quaint town of Marlborough - nestled in the picturesque Monadnock Region of southern New Hampshire - for the 8th annual running of the Marlborough Mad Dash. The theme of this year's race will be the Centennial of the American Legion (1919 - 2019).

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Marlborough Mad Dash route

The 5K race and fun run attracts competitive and recreational runners of all ages. USATF-certified, the Mad Dash is a challenging course, winding along scenic rural roads and rolling hills lined with stone walls and spectacular views of Mount Monadnock.

Event Details

What’s Included
Prize categories for the race this year have been greatly expanded. This year, the top three male and female runners will receive awards and prizes. First Place Men's and Women's runners will receive $100.00 cash plus a Legion Award. Second Place Men's and Women's runners will receive $50.00 cash plus a Legion Award. Third Place Men's and Women's runners will receive $25.00 cash plus a Legion Award.

In addition to the awards and prizes listed above, top finishers in each of the following categories will receive an American Legion Centennial Coin and a $25.00 local gift certificate: Age groups include 0-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Our highly-coveted, commemorative Mountain t-shirts are included in the registration as well as a Legion Centennial Grab Bag - but only for the first 60 registrants. Don't miss out; sign up now!
Raceday Logistics
8AM Same Day Registration and Check-In, Bib, Shirt and Packet Pick-up
9AM Starting Time: 5K Road Race (5k or 3.106 miles/USATF-certified)
9:15AM Starting Time: Fun Run
11AM Awards Ceremony will take place in front of the gazebo at the intersection of Frost Hill Rd and Stone Pond Rd.

Marlborough Mad Dash weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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