Newburyport River Run 1/2 Marathon & 5k
Welcome to the most amazing running event on Newburyport - The River Run Half Marathon and 5K. This event adheres to a host of parameters to ensure that runners get a holistically satisfying experience.
Relief stations will be posted at the 2.75 mile, 8.5 mile and 11 mile markers. Paid baggage checking will be available at the event.
All 13.1 participants will receive a finishers medal. Certificates awarded in each age category for 1st and 2nd place. All participants will receive a t-shirt if registered by April 30th. Several prizes will be donated by Greater Boston Running Company.
Fuel will be hosting a post race party at the finish line, which is located behind the Towle Building. Race participants will enjoy complimentary food and beer. DJ Koko P from Good Vibes Disc Jockeys will be playing all your favorite tunes. Budweiser will be supplying the beer. Michael’s Harborside will be serving chicken and vegetable skewers.
Start at the Towle Building, 260 Merrimac St. Follow Merrimac St. along the Merrimac River until you reach Rolf’s Lane. Take a right on Rolf’s Lane, travel to the end and cross over High St. on to Hanover St. Follow Hanover St. until it splits and stay to your left onto Green St. Follow Green St and at the next intersection take a right onto Hay St. Follow Hay St. until you see Newman Rd. on your left. Turn Left on Newman Rd. and follow through the marsh until you get to your next intersection. At the end of Newman Rd. take a left onto High Rd. Follow all the way down High Rd. until you get to a “Y” in the road. Here you will stay to your right and proceed onto Moseley Ave. Look for Lucy Dr. on your right. Take Lucy Dr. and then take a right on Doner Dr. and then a quick right onto Merrimac St. Continue down Merrimac until you see the Towle building on your left. Take a left into the first entrance of the Towle building and through the FINISH LINE!