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Manchester Fire Cross Country 5K

Friday September 11th, 2020

Manchester, NH

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Join us on Friday, September 10th at 5:30 p.m. for the 2nd annual Manchester Fire Cross Country 5K brought to you by Local 856. 


Proceeds from this event are being donated to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Since 1954, IAFF (International Association of Fire Fighters) members have shown an unwavering commitment to defeating muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases. For 60 years strong, our nation’s heroes have raised more than $558 million to save and improve the lives of families fighting muscle disease. "With MDA, the IAFF’s support is not going to come to an end until the need for MDA doesn’t exist."


START / FINISH:  Derryfield Park, Manchester, NH.  The course is a loop, has some hills and some unpaved and grassy terrain.  


POST-RACE PARTY!  Participants 21+ will have access to our beer garden.  Beer will be available for purchase.


RACE SWAG:  Short sleeve event shirts will be given to the first 100 registered participants.   



Adults 14 and older $30 / $35 day of the event

Youth 13 and under:  $20 / $25 day of the event


CREATE A TEAM and earn bragging rights!!  Grab some buddies and form a team.  The fastest team will win a team trophy and bragging rights!


START A FUNDRAISING TEAM!  100% of the funds raised will be donated to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  The fundraising team who raised the most funds will win a prize!!



Downloadable race photos will be available shortly after the race. Check our Facebook page for the most up-to-date details.



This is a dog-friendly event!  Your four-legged pals are welcome to join you on the course.  



This event will take place rain or shine. Stay connected on our social media channels for the most up-to-date weather information.


The health and safety of our participants, staff, volunteers, and spectators are our main priority. if you are sick or feeling ill we ask that you please stay home.  


AWARDS/PRIZES:  Top 3 overall male/female finishers will win GREAT prizes!



Official Charity - Muscular Dystrophy Association

Since 1950, we've spearheaded efforts to transform the lives of people with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases. We fund groundbreaking research for promising treatments and provide families with the highest quality care from the best doctors in the country.  CLICK HERE to learn more about MDA.


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Start Location

Derryfield Park, Manchester, NH

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