Friday, October 9, 2009


Well here we are, just one week away from the 2009 Run Across New Hampshire! Over the next week I'll be bringing you up to speed on how we got here, and what this run means for 2009. So please stay tuned and check back often!

The Start:
Saturday, October 17, 2009
6 AM Start Time
Route 9 Bridge connecting Brattleboro,VT and Chesterfield, NH

The Route:
The Run follows Routes 9 and 4 from The Connecticut River to the Atlantic Ocean. The route does make minimal side routes through downtown Hillsboro, NH; Henniker, NH and Durham, NH. Once reaching Newington, the route takes us to EMS in Portsmouth via Woodbury Ave, past Strawberry Banke and along Routes 1B through New Castle and 1A through Rye.
CLICK HERE to go to the RANH Blog's Route Page. Here you will find the run broken down into a more user friendly version of viewing.

The Finish:
Sunday, October 18, 2009
Approx 1-4pm
The Seacoast Science Center at Odiorne Point State Park.

This years run is to benefit the many programs at the Seacoast Science Center. The SSC provides various education programs to individuals of all ages. The Center's mission is met by providing engaging and interactive programs and exhibits. Each year, over 60,000 people visit the Center, 15,000 of whom are students from throughout New England. It is through a variety of fundraising events such as the Run Across New Hampshire that the center receives it's funding. HELP US BY DONATING TODAY!
For more information, please vist:

Want To Run??
Sherpa John welcomes anyone and everyone to join him on his cross state run. This run is a non-stop, around the clock odyssey across the state of New Hampshire and it's widest point. You can join in by running as little as 10 feet or as long as all 125 miles. We ask that you please donate $1 for every mile that you run to the Seacoast Science Center.

For those of you interested in joining in around the end (the pace is MUCH slower the further in Sherpa Gets) we welcome you to join us from one of the following locations.
Lee Dunkin Donuts: 26 Miles to the End.
EMS Portsmouth: 14 Miles to the End. ($10 Donation from this location)
New Castle Boat Launch: 10 Miles to the End.
RYE Mobil (Route 1A): 3 Miles to the end.

We had amazing time with those who joined in near the end last year and we hope you'll consider it too. This journey is about more then just raising funds for the Science Center, it's about the natural and cultural beauty of New Hampshire. Join us for any segment of the run to experience for yourselves!

You can track Sherpa's progess online via The Seacoast Science Center's Facebook Page. Friend them today!

No comments: