Mill Cities Relay is Almost Upon Us

One week from now we will all have busted our …. for the Club?  for the captain?  for personal growth?  for the hell of it?  Whatever the reason now is the time to scale back your training and top off your glycogen stores for next Sunday.




Click HERE to view the Team Roster (links to Mill Cities Relay Site).

2nd Annual Penmen Patriot 5K

2nd annual Penmen for Patriots 5K – November 12th @ 10:30am

November 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm


In celebration of SNHU Veterans Week 2016, the 2nd annual Penmen for Patriots 5K will be held on SNHU’s Manchester campus (USATF certified) on November 12th at 10:30 a.m. Net proceeds from the race will benefit Easter Seals Veterans Count.

Veterans Count provides critical and timely financial assistance and services when no other resource is available to veterans, service members and their families, to ensure their dignity, health and overall well-being. Veterans Count provides veterans and their families with employment counseling, emergency financial assistance, mental health support, deployment support, and substance abuse services.

The Penmen for Patriots 5K starts directly in front of the SNHU Student Center. The course consists of two loops, which encompasses portions of the beautiful SNHU campus on both the east and west sides of North River Road. The race ends in front of the SNHU Athletic Complex. We will post times, present awards, and provide post-race refreshments in the Student Center’s Last Chapter Pub. 21+ runners (with ID) will receive a ticket for a complimentary beer in the pub.

There will be $100, $75 and $50 cash prizes for the top male/female finishers. Long-sleeve shirts will be provided to all runners who register by October 14th.

Online registration is available at Online registration will close at noon on November 11; cash and credit card registration will be accepted the day of the race. Race day registration will take place in the Student Center lobby starting at 8:00 a.m.

Bottomline Race 4 A Cause

The Bottomline Technologies Race for a Cause benefits Families First Health & Support Center, a private, not-for-profit community health center and family resource center. Families First offers high-quality health care, dental care and parent & family programs for everyone — infants to seniors, single people and families, insured or uninsured, all income levels. Families First has been serving the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Maine for more than 30 years

Join us on September 17, 2016 at 9:00am for a family focused 5K run or walk through Pease Tradeport.  (volunteers also welcome)

9:00am start: Adult 5K Walk or Run
8:30am start: Free Kids Fun Run and children’s activities

Fun in the Sun Color Run on Saturday June 25th at Holman Stadium in Nashua



The Lil’ Iguana Foundation is hosting a Fun in the Sun Color Run on Saturday, June 25th at Holman Stadium in Nashua.  The event is open to adults, children, and families of all abilities. Participants can walk or run a 1-mile or 5K course. Following the course, participants and their families are welcome to attend our Finish Line Luau featuring food and beverage samples, activities provided by area businesses and vendors, and bounce houses.  If you and 9 of your friends are interested, AARC will qualify for a group rate on pre-registration.   Please comment to this post if you have quorum!

1 Mile Family run/walk – 9:00am start

5K Color Run/Walk – 10:00am Start

Lobsterman Triathlon – September 17th, 2016!


Lobster Man Triathlon  – Olympic distance!!  

RACE DAY is Saturday, September 17th, 2016. Registration for Individual Triathlon, Individual Aquabike, and Relays is now open.

See Website and our event calendar for more information!

Boston Triathlon & Kids Splash and Dash (OLYMPIC DISTANCE RACE!)


Boston’s only Triathlon

The Boston Triathlon takes place SUNDAY, July 31, 2016 – START TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED.   Swim starts and finishes on Carson Beach*.  New this year is a Kids Spash and Dash.  Please see the website for more information on both events.  This race will sell out so sign up fast!!!

*Carson Beach is a public beach in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. It is maintained by the state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation. The bathhouse has been recently renovated.

Volunteers Needed for Capital City Classic 10K Sunday June 26th

Hello AARC Members!!! The Capital City Classic 10K Is Sunday June 26th and our friends at RUNNERS ALLEY NEED OUR HELP!! Volunteers are needed on the course flagging runners and traffic but could use other help as well!! Runners Alley expresses sincere gratitude for your time!! If anyone has any question’s please call Sean@ 603-715-5854 or email

Use the link below to sign up to volunteer today!!!

Hula Hustle 5K & 10K – In Memory of Bill Kelly


Hula Hustle to be held Sunday July 17th, 10am!  Proceeds Benefit New Horizons.  Hosted by Executive Health and Sports Center.

Post-Race Luau held at the Executive Health & Sports Center outdoor Pool deck.

Find more race details in the events calendar

Dash to the Palace – June 11, 2016

Dash to the Palace was posted on our FB page in early April before our event calendar was put in place.  Race day is this coming Saturday, June 11th!  Now that we are several weeks into track workouts, some of you may be ready to claim a prize!

Prizes and Awards

1st place $125
2nd place $75
3rd place $50

1st place $125
2nd place $75
3rd place $50

Race begins at 9:00 am

Online registration closes 24 hours prior to event.

Registration Fees:
Adults – $25 / $30 day of event
Youth (12 and under) – $15 / $20 day of event.